Atheist Billboard in Salt Lake City Features Ex-Mormon Family: ‘We’re Atheists’

A new billboard launched by American Atheists this week to advertise their upcoming convention in Salt Lake City hits the residents where it hurts.

The ad features parents West and Lennie Monnett along with their two sons and niece (of whom they’re guardians) — declaring that they’re not Mormons and not just “ex-Mormons”; they’re atheists:



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Is It Hypocritical for Atheists to Celebrate Christmas?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question (albeit a little belatedly): Is it hypocritical for atheists to celebrate Christmas?

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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The War on Christmas: Ken Burns Edition

Slate reimagines the War on Christmas as if it were a Ken Burns documentary:



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Taking a Bit of a Break…

By the time you read this, I’ll be off in some far-away land enjoying my (slightly-delayed) honeymoon :)

The excellent Paul Fidalgo will be taking over while I’m gone. Paul is the Communications Director for the Center for Inquiry, a blogger at Near-Earth Object, the host of The Obcast, and someone who just plain cracks me up.

I’ll be back in a week (minus a few posts thrown in here and there), hopefully relaxed and caught up on a stack of books and tanned. (More tanned?)

Be good to Paul while I’m away!

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A Quick Update on the Money That Keeps Getting Rejected and a Call for Help

I just wanted to let you all know what’s happening with the $3,000+ that was rejected by the Morton Grove Park District and then by the Morton Grove Public Library (whose trustees called us a “hate group“).

Because the money was always intended to help the people of Morton Grove, I will be sending a check to the Niles Township Food Pantry, which helps people who need food and serves the Morton Grove community (among others).



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