Live-Blogging Election 2012: The Atheists Running for Congress

There are two candidates running for Congress tonight who are open atheists. I’ll be covering the results of their elections all night. Keep refreshing this page for more information! [Read more...]

Remembering Atheist Activist Conrad Goeringer

Some sad news from American Atheists: Conrad Goeringer died Saturday night at the age of 63. He was an activist who worked for atheist causes for decades, most notably with Madalyn Murray O’Hair during the formative years of the AA organization: [Read more...]

After Inquiry, Principal Removes the Word ‘Creator’ from School Creed

The other day, I posted about Hope Elementary Charter School, a taxpayer-funded school in North Carolina that had a school creed with a questionable reference: [Read more...]

Despite Focusing on Community Service, Some Organizations Still Refuse to Work with This Atheist Group

The Upstate Atheists, a group in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is getting some much-deserved attention. [Read more...]

Atheist Runner Raises $4,200 for Hurricane Sandy Response

Atheist Julia Burke is the runner who decided before the New York City Marathon was canceled that she couldn’t participate in good conscience:

“I wouldn’t have felt good about running this race and being handed bottles of water and snacks at every stop when there are people who can’t even go to their own homes,” she said.

Burke took the $500 she would have spent on the flight and rental car and donated it to charity. Then she decided to run a marathon, anyway, in her hometown of Buffalo… and word spread. [Read more...]


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