An Atheist Group Forms at Presbyterian College

You wouldn’t think there are a lot of atheist groups at “religious” campuses, but a number of religiously-rooted schools have pretty diverse populations and they support the freedom for atheists groups like ours to thrive. Now, there’s one more to add to the growing list. Harrison Hopkins, a student who made news as a high [Read More...]

American Cancer Society ‘Thwarted’ Atheists’ Fundraising Attempt, Says Religion News Service

The first mainstream media article is now up regarding how the American Cancer Society rejected a potential $500,000 from the Stiefel Freethought Foundation because it would have involved atheists doing the fundraising. You can read background on the story here, here, and here. The American Cancer Society has rejected an atheist group’s bid to field [Read More...]

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Illinois Moment of Silence Case

Here in Illinois, the state mandates that we have a Moment of Silence in the classroom every day. (At my school, we do it over the loudspeakers during morning announcements.) That law was called the “Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act” until state officials revised its name to make it less Christian-y. It’s unenforceable and [Read More...]

That’s One Way to Promote Your Atheist Bus Ads…

I know the Central Arkansas Coalition of Reason had a rough time getting its ads on local buses… But now that a judge ruled in their favor and the ads are set to make an appearance on buses this week (if they’re not up as we speak), it’s good to know that some members of [Read More...]

Can Progressive Christians Still Win Over the LGBT Community?

When it comes to how the Christian church has treated LGBT individuals, there are two ways to look at it. You could say their overall intolerance has helped us as atheists. Teens just don’t want to be associated with the likes of James Dobson and Pat Robertson and any of those other bigots who have [Read More...]


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