A Somewhat-Scientific Explanation of What Color That Dress Is

Using magical software, Mr. Flare explains what color that dress is.

Black/Blue? White/Gold? Or none of the above…?

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Coach-Led Prayer on High School Baseball Team Comes to an End After Atheists Take Action

They have a weird way of ending baseball practices at Leesburg High School in Florida:

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American Family Association: If Atheists Want the Same Opportunities as Christians, That’s “Anti-Christian Bigotry”

Every week, the American Family Association compiles a list of stories featuring “anti-Christian bigotry.” While these stories are usually of the “gay people want me to bake a cake for them” variety, their most recent list included this stunner:

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Tony Perkins at CPAC: The Conservative Movement is Broad Enough to Include Atheists

American Atheists’ presence at CPAC may be having an impact.

Tony Perkins, the President of Family Research Council and one of the most powerful Christian Right leaders out there, said during a CPAC panel this morning that the conservative movement is broad enough to include atheists.

Which, admittedly, is a strange thing for him to say when the policies he supports are all about advancing Christianity

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Dave Silverman Explains Why American Atheists Has a Presence at CPAC

Every time I post about American Atheists having a booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), people want to know why they’re there. It’s not that atheists can’t be conservative, but are those the kind of conservatives we want ties to? (Hell, do they even want anything to do with us?) The same sort of criticism was levied at Jamila Bey, an AA board member, who spoke at CPAC the other day.

To answer those questions, AA Public Relations Director Danielle Muscato interviewed AA President Dave Silverman on these topics, if for no other reason than to get his unedited responses on the record:

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