State Congressperson Debates Dan Barker on ‘Year of the Bible’ Resolution

Pennsylvania State Rep. Rick Saccone recently introduced House Resolution 535, declaring 2012 the “Year of the Bible” in the state. Recently, Ernest Perce had Saccone on his show, “The Atheist’s Perspective on News and Events.” He also brought on FFRF’s Dan Barker You *know* that debate was all sorts of heated… I haven’t had a [Read More...]

Florida Senate Bill 98 Would Allow Graduation Prayers at Public Schools

In Florida, Senate Bill 98 would give school boards permission to allow “an inspirational message to be delivered by students at a student assembly.” In other words, instead of banning such practices outright, this bill would allow a school to let students vote on whether or not a prayer could be delivered at a graduation. [Read More...]

Why Don’t Atheists Cut Down All the Trees?

So… umm… this really happened on The 700 Club: In case you can’t bear to watch that, here’s a rough transcript, courtesy of Hoyden About Town: Pat Robertson: Atheists don’t believe in ANYTHING. I mean, a theo means “no God,” they have no Gods, so they don’t have anything, so they don’t believe in anything. [Read More...]

Love and Infatuation

I’m always impressed by how Zach Weiner manages to begin his cartoons one way before taking it in a completely different direction: You can read the rest of it here (Thanks to Dawn for the link!) [Read more...]

Black Atheists Speak Out About Their Godlessness

Yesterday, I posted about a new ad campaign sponsored by African Americans for Humanism. Now, some of the extended interviews with prominent black atheists have been posted online. Check them out — not just because they’re black, but because it’s sincerely heartwarming to listen to people talk so openly and comfortably about leaving their childhood [Read More...]


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