A couple of days ago, we learned that the Pierce County Council in Washington state was considering a proposal to add the phrase “In God We Trust” to its chambers. At the time, only two of the seven council members opposed the plan.
In case you missed the launch of Atheist TV last night, the introduction video is below. I would pay special attention to the speech given by American Atheists’ founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair at the group’s 1990 convention, beginning at the 5:45 mark. Nothing she says is unfamiliar to those of us who read books and visit websites about atheism — but 25 years ago, you just didn’t hear those thoughts said aloud. It’s amazing how far that message has spread in such a short time.