The American Cancer Society Responds About Rejecting Atheist National Team from Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society has responded to my post about Foundation Beyond Belief getting rejected as a Relay For Life National Team: We feel a need to address some of the comments posted on this Facebook page and a recent blog post related to the relationship between the American Cancer Society and Foundation Beyond Belief. [Read More...]

Atheists to Give Speeches at Pennsylvania’s State Capitol Building on 9/11

In Pennsylvania, the PA Nonbelievers have reserved space in front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg this Sunday to hold their own 10th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11. Featured speakers include David Silverman, president of American Atheists, and Jason Torpy, president of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers. Silverman will address the actions [Read More...]

Humorous Australian Show Gets Ad Agencies to Promote Banning of Religion

The Australian TV show The Gruen Transfer include a segment called “The Pitch” during which advertising agencies compete to promote something radical (“Euthanize everyone over 80!”) and have a panel of experts judge their ads. Recently, one topic was so controversial that they had ad agencies declining the invite to appear on the show (and [Read More...]

The New Atheists, Ponies, and Alcohol

As Kelley Freeman showed us last month, the best way to make the Four Horsemen — Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Daniel Dennett — appealing to women is to turn them into ponies.* Now, Kelley (of the Pastafarians at USC) and Katie Hartman (of the Missouri State branch of the Church of the [Read More...]

An Atheist Donates to a Catholic Group Because They Have the Infrastructure in Place to Help Others

I got an email from reader Keith that’s worth sharing: I live in Austin, Texas. We are currently within 30 miles of several major wildfires fueled by months of severe drought and a day or two of high winds (mercifully subsided). The last estimate I saw predicted 500 homes destroyed in Bastrop County alone. I [Read More...]


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