Once Again, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) Introduces Resolution Celebrating “National Day of Reason”

Last year, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) became the first member of Congress to introduce a formal resolution in support of the National Day of Reason.

And now he’s done it again. House Res. 670 will recognize May 5, 2016 as the National Day of Reason (an alternative to the National Day of Prayer):



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Atheists Don’t Have to Do a Victory Dance When a Church Closes

After nearly 100 years, the Ann Arbor Free Methodist Church in Michigan is going to shut down due to low enrollment. The final sermon, for the regular crowd of about 25 people, took place yesterday.

Even as an atheist, you can have some empathy for the members who are about to lose their community. Not everyone wants to just hop over to a new church, and it may be futile to try and recreate the wheel on their own. Breakups are always tough and this is no different.

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Texas School District Finally Removes Bible Verse from Front Page of Its Website

A few months ago, I posted about how the Troup Independent School District in Texas had a Bible verse right on the front page of their website:

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It’s finally been removed… mostly.

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UCLA’s Atheist Quarterback Makes Headlines By Wearing Anti-Trump Hat on a Trump-Owned Golf Course

Josh Rosen, one of the best college quarterbacks in the country, is coming off of a very successful freshman year with the UCLA Bruins.

He made some headlines yesterday when he posted a picture of himself playing at the Trump National Golf Club in California… wearing a hat that read “Fuck Trump”:

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Atheists Sue California School District for Not Sharing Their Scholarship Offers with Students

If a public school district publishes a list of all the college scholarships students can apply for, including those from religious organizations, do they have the right to exclude scholarships offered by atheist groups?

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