Can You Help Her Out?

Tiffany, a young leader in the secular community in Michigan, could use some help right now. Her mother has cancer but no health insurance. Tiffany is trying to raise money to help cover some medical costs and explains the situation here (PDF): My mother has cancer. She is 500 miles away from me (Northern VA [Read More...]

The Reaction is Priceless

Just turn on the closed captioning, go to the 0:24 mark, and hear what little Elijah says to Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann: (via Joe. My. God.) … ***Update***: Many of you are wondering whether the child was coerced into saying this by his mother. I direct you to this screengrab from YouTube (Thanks to [Read More...]

Where Are the Atheist Chaplains in the Military?

Yesterday, NPR covered the “Why are there no chaplains for atheists in the military?” story: Military chaplains, most of whom are Protestant Christians, are assigned many secular advising duties, including marriage, family and suicide counseling, Torpy tells weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rachel Martin. They touch so many parts of service members’ lives, [Read More...]

Reddit Atheists Have Raised Nearly $200,000 for Doctors Without Borders

Reddit Atheists are on a roll with their fundraising for Doctors Without Borders over the past couple of days — several users offered to donate a few cents (or more) for every “Upvote” given to them: Granted, some of those links are fake (thanks, 4chan), many are genuine. And all together, they’re close to their [Read More...]

Atheist Banner Rejected from Ellwood City Municipal Building, While Nativity Scene Stays

It was bad enough last year when the Ellwood City Municipal Building allowed a nativity scene out front without any other holiday displays to buffer it. It was an outright endorsement of Christianity. After complaints last year from groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Mayor Anthony Court opened the door to displays from non-Christian [Read More...]


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