New Campus Atheist Group at Colgate

Colgate University is home to a brand new atheist group — Colgate Secular Association of Skeptical Students — and their first meeting is this Saturday! Gotta love the last line of their description If you’re in the Hamilton, New York area, go check them out! For what it’s worth, the group is not yet officially [Read More...]

Rhode Island Governor: I’m Calling It a ‘Holiday Tree’!

Rhode Island’s Governor Lincoln Chafee is getting criticized for not excluding non-Christian citizens this holiday season: … lawmakers [are] upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a “holiday tree” instead of a “Christmas tree” … Chafee insists he’s just respecting the state’s history as a place respectful of all [Read More...]

FFRF Puts Up Winter Solstice Message in Wisconsin Capitol Building

***Update***: The sign will also be going up this Monday in the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson! … In a year when we’ve seen so many atheist billboards, it’s hard to believe that the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Winter Solstice message, currently sitting in the Wisconsin Capitol building through the end of December, might not [Read More...]

Thanks to Christians, Atheist Holiday Displays Will Flourish in Loudoun County

For the past couple of years, there has been a battle in Loudoun County, Virginia over which displays, if any, should be allowed in front of the county courthouse. Last year, the courthouse Grounds and Facilities Committee wanted to ban all displays, while the county Supervisor and other community members wanted to continue to allow [Read More...]

Deepak Chopra Apologizes to Richard Dawkins (No, Really!)

Remember when Deepak Chopra appeared on Bill O’Reilly‘s show last month? O’Reilly had previously invited Richard Dawkins on his show to discuss his book The Magic of Reality. Now, it was Chopra’s turn to refute what Dawkins had said. Even though Dawkins wasn’t present to defend himself, Chopra took the bait from O’Reilly and went [Read More...]


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