You Don’t Have To Go Down in My Basement!

It’s always a treat to listen to former preacher Dan Barker talk about his religious past and this excerpt from his recent Skepticon IV talk shows you why. In it, he explains Christianity in a nutshell: The full talk is available here: (via HamboneProductions — Thanks to Brian for the link!) [Read more...]

Christian Radio Show: Educating Children About the Contributions of LGBT Americans Amounts to ‘Mental Molestation’

Senate Bill 48 in California passed by a 49-25 margin and was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown back in July. It takes effect on January 1st. You can read the full text here. The bill broadens the scope of instruction in social science classes in CA public schools to include the “role and [Read More...]

New Campus Atheist Group at Colgate

Colgate University is home to a brand new atheist group — Colgate Secular Association of Skeptical Students — and their first meeting is this Saturday! Gotta love the last line of their description If you’re in the Hamilton, New York area, go check them out! For what it’s worth, the group is not yet officially [Read More...]

Rhode Island Governor: I’m Calling It a ‘Holiday Tree’!

Rhode Island’s Governor Lincoln Chafee is getting criticized for not excluding non-Christian citizens this holiday season: … lawmakers [are] upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a “holiday tree” instead of a “Christmas tree” … Chafee insists he’s just respecting the state’s history as a place respectful of all [Read More...]

FFRF Puts Up Winter Solstice Message in Wisconsin Capitol Building

***Update***: The sign will also be going up this Monday in the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson! … In a year when we’ve seen so many atheist billboards, it’s hard to believe that the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Winter Solstice message, currently sitting in the Wisconsin Capitol building through the end of December, might not [Read More...]


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