These Atheist Billboards in Brazil Get Right to the Point

Wanna know the difference between the USA and Brazil? Our atheist billboards read things like “We can be good without god” and “Have doubts? So do we.” Harmless. A gentle ribbing. Somehow, still a cause for a lot of controversy, but not offensive at all. In Porto Alegre, Brazil, they go right for the knockout [Read More...]

Last Chance to Vote Against God in Ohio

For a while now, we’ve known about how Ohio’s Secretary of State Jon Husted is holding an online poll to select the “I voted” sticker that will be offered this November. Two of those stickers feature the state’s motto “With God, All Things Are Possible.” With only a week left until voting closes, one of [Read More...]

Priest: Stop Calling That Religious Symbol a Religious Symbol!

For some reason, ABC News invited Father Edward Beck and Rabbi David Wolpe to comment on the World Trade Center Cross controversy and Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Prayer Rally. In other words, they brought on two religious people to debate the lawsuits… and not a single atheist was there to counter them. That’s ABC News’ [Read More...]

A New Home for Several Popular Atheist Bloggers

Starting today, PZ Myers is no longer part of ScienceBlogs, the company that had hosted Pharyngula over the past few years. (***Edit***: My mistake. According to PZ, he’s not leaving ScienceBlogs entirely, but basically, all the fun/interesting posts about religion will be at FreethoughtBlogs: As an outlet for self-expression, this move was necessary. National Geographic [Read More...]

Why is the Sand Springs, Oklahoma City Council Praying to Jesus Before Meetings?

Usually, when city councils want to pray before a meeting, they’ll get around the legal problem by having an “invocation.” It may be “non-denominational,” but usually, you know it’s the Christian god being referred to. It’s a loophole in the system and some city councils love to exploit it. In Sand Springs, Oklahoma, however, they’re [Read More...]