In Memory of Tina Strobos

Dr. Tina Strobos died earlier this week. She was 91. She saved the lives of more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust by allowing them refuge in her Amsterdam home. She gave them food and medical care. She cleverly found ways to obtain fake passports for them. She was arrested nine times. Her house was [Read More...]

Pennsylvania Atheist Group Buys Billboard To Exploit ‘Year of the Bible’

As you all know (and are no doubt celebrating right now), 2012 has been declared “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania. Now, one atheist group is fighting back in their own way. The PA Nonbelievers are working in conjunction with American Atheists to put up this billboard in Harrisburg: The “HR 535 – Year of [Read More...]

Proposed Ad: ‘It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church’

This is the full-page ad the Freedom From Religion Foundation wants to place in the New York Times: They’re looking for contributions to run the pricey $52,000 ad: If the response is enthusiastic enough, FFRF will book a full-page ad. If we don’t meet our $52,000 quota, we’ll go with a smaller ad. We can [Read More...]

Is Miley Cyrus an Atheist?

Singer Miley Cyrus tweeted this earlier today and, based on the responses to that message, her fans are going apeshit: The picture quotes Lawrence Krauss. Actually, those aren’t Krauss’ exact words. These are: The amazing thing is that every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left [Read More...]

Help Expand the Illini Freethought Library

The University of Illinois’ Secular Student Alliance is looking to expand their ever-growing freethought library and they could use some help: If you happen to have copies of any of the following books to spare, please consider donating them. Simply email us at illinissa@illinois.edu for more information, or give what you can to the Freethought [Read More...]


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