FFRF Sues Over ‘Year of the Bible’ Resolution

In response to Pennsylvania legislators declaring 2012 the “Year of the Bible,” FFRF is filing a federal lawsuit (PDF) against state officials… … and they’re doing it with a record number of plaintiffs: The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. FFRF names as defendants State Rep. Rick [Read More...]

Hide That Naughty Word from All the Christians!

When I wrote I Sold My Soul on Ebay, the Christian publishers had two rules regarding my writing: 1) Every mention of God had to be capitalized. (It didn’t make a difference to me.) 2) You can’t swear. (It wasn’t an issue since I usually don’t, anyway…) After that, they let me write whatever I [Read More...]

The 2012 Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism Goes to…

The “Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism” is given out by the Harvard Secular Society on behalf of the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard and the American Humanist Association. The first year, the award went to Salman Rushdie. The second award went to Greg Graffin, the lead singer of Bad Religion. Then, it went to [Read More...]

If Only God Took a Stats Class…

Click on the red dot for more (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

Discussing the Reason Rally and Atheism on NPR

In case you missed it, there was a *fantastic* discussion about atheism in America and the Reason Rally on “On Point with Tom Ashbrook” today. The audio is now available. Kimberly Winston, the reporter for the atheism beat at Religion News Service, knocked it out of the park with the facts about who showed up [Read More...]


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