Will Atheists March on Washington in 2016? Planning for the Second Reason Rally Has Begun

In March of 2012, as estimated 20,000 atheists gathered in Washington, D.C. for the “Reason Rally,” reminding our elected officials that church/state separation matters, that atheists vote, and that they can’t ignore us any longer. Whether it had a significant effect on the political landscape is debatable, but I can tell you that most atheists I met there had never experienced anything like it before. They were surrounded by like-minded people for the first time in their lives and it was a transformational experience for them.



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Governor Bobby Jindal Talks About the Need for a “Spiritual Revival” in Our Nation

Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal held a prayer rally at LSU that gives you a perfect glimpse of what his future presidential campaign would look like — and why he’s better suited to run a church than a state.

Just look at what Jindal suggested could fix our nation’s problems:



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Center For Inquiry is Offering Free Membership to Students Right Now

This is a pretty sweet deal: If you’re a high school or college student (or grad student!), you can become a member of the Center for Inquiry for free through the end of March!



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What Can Religious People Do to Help Atheists?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses what religious people can do to help atheists.



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If You Can Create a Likable Atheist Character, You Could Win Up to $25,000

Last year, I posted an image created by reader Nick Pisca all about how fictional atheists on television seemed to always be so damn unlikeable:

To be fair, there are some atheists on TV who are genuinely likable, but you could probably count them all on one hand.

Now, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Center For Inquiry are trying to alleviate that problem. They’re sponsoring a contest in which someone who creates a fictional, likable atheist could win a *lot* of money:

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