A Center for Atheism Opens Up in Turkey: “No Atheists Will Be Alone Anymore”

Good Friday, indeed. Tolga ─░nci and Ahmet Balyemez have opened the first physical building dedicated to atheism in Turkey:



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Generation Atheist is Free on Amazon Through Easter Sunday

My friend Dan Riley wrote a book a while back called Generation Atheist. It’s a collection of true stories about people who transitioned from godly to godless.

For the rest of the week (through Easter Sunday), the book is free on Kindle! I urge you to get your copy now if you haven’t already!

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Actress Alicia Silverstone Joins the “Vaccinate Your Kids Only if You Feel Like It” Club

Following the leads of Jenny McCarthy, Mayim Bialik, and Kristin Cavallari, actress Alicia Silverstone (you remember her from Clueless) is jumping onboard the train of ignorant mothers who eschew vaccinations for their kids because they think they know better than the scientists.

In her new book The Kind Mama, Silverstone writes that vaccines are not necessary:



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Why Are These South Carolina Politicians Arguing on Facebook Over an Appointee’s Rumored Atheism?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and State Senator Katrina Shealy are both Republicans, which may explain a Facebook spat they’ve been having over Haley’s 2011 pick to lead the Department of Social Services, Lillian Koller.

Koller has been in the spotlight lately because lawmakers are investigating the DSS in light of stories of child abuse and neglect. Koller told a Senate committee yesterday that the DSS was doing everything in its power to fix the problem, though many of the politicians weren’t satisfied with her answers.

That’s what we should be focusing on, anyway, but the spat between Haley and Shealy began yesterday when Haley took to Facebook to show her support of Koller:



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