Not a Fan of the Atheist Billboard Designs? Here’s Your Chance to Fix It

Yeah, we’ve heard the complaints before: “As a designer myself, I cringe at what I keep seeing coming from these atheist organizations.” “Ugh, seriously. Billboards don’t have to be graphically hideous to grab your attention.“ “All these examples look pretty low-rent to me.“ “All of these are tacky.” Well, the Mid Ohio Atheists are going [Read More...]

Forsyth County Pre-Meeting Prayers are Upheld as Unconstitutional

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina used to begin their meetings with a Christian prayer. Not just non-denominational any-god-will-do prayers, but overwhelmingly one-sided Christian prayers: The undisputed record shows that the prayers delivered at the outset of Board meetings from May 29, 2007 through December 15, 2008 referred to Jesus, Jesus Christ, [Read More...]

Religious Pluralism Event Canceled After Death Threat from Muslim Radical

A frightening thing happened Monday night at Queen Mary, University of London. The school’s Atheism, Secularism and Humanism Society planned an event which would have both religious and non-religious students discussing whether Sharia Law was damaging to human rights. As quickly as the event began, though, it had to come to an end: ‘Five minutes [Read More...]

Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura Snidely Refers to Jessica Ahlquist as ‘the ACLU’s Sweetheart’

It’s appalling that Rhode Island’s politicians feel the need to insult Jessica Ahlquist, when she’s the one defending the Constitution. You would think that’s the job of the politicians. State Senator Beth Moura tweeted this earlier: The ACLU’s sweetheart?! How condescending can you get? And against a 16-year-old girl? Pathetic. She also asked why Ahlquist [Read More...]

An Atheist Got Offended Over *This* Billboard?

This billboard went up — and then came quickly down — in South Africa, because an atheist complained it was too offensive and an advertising watchdog group agreed: The billboard featured an image of a man holding his hands against his temples, and the following quote from English poet Francis Thompson appeared underneath: “An atheist [Read More...]