Could Cecil Bothwell Become the Second Atheist Member of Congress?

It’s tough to get elected to Congress in general, much more so when you’re running as an independent. But that’s what Cecil Bothwell decided to do in North Carolina. The Asheville City Council member wanted to take on “Blue Dog” (conservative) Democrat Heath Shuler. Bothwell, as you might recall, is an out atheist. That fact [Read More...]

Filipino Freethinkers Host Their Third Forum

The Filipino Freethinkers are putting together an event on Sunday, April 1st called “R.S.S. (Reason, Science, and Secularism) Forum 2012.” It’s free to attend — just RSVP: [The event will] feature discussions on on the reproductive health bill, freedom of expression, LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual and transgender) rights, science and freedom of religion. “Public awareness [Read More...]

Rock Beyond Belief Happening on Saturday

Rock Beyond Belief is happening on Saturday, a one-of-a-kind event that honors atheists in the military. You would think this wouldn’t be controversial, but no doubt you’re still going to hear pushback against the very idea that godless people would ever risk their lives for a cause greater than themselves. Anyway, AronRa created this awesome [Read More...]

New Atheist Billboard in California: God Is Imaginary 

The Backyard Skeptics just put up this billboard in Westminster, California: God Is Imaginary –- Choose Reality — It is better for everyone The billboard was paid for by an anonymous donor and American Atheists. (via Skeptic Money) [Read more...]

A Pseudoscience Fair with James Randi

The Auraria Campus Atheists are putting together a Pseudoscience Fair. Instead of displays featuring volcanos and plants, participants will exhibit various forms of flim flam, explain why they are wrong, and show judges how to prevent getting scammed. It’s an excellent way to promote critical thinking. The icing on the cake? The event will be [Read More...]


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