Mayor Tells Atheist He Can’t Have a ‘Reason Station’ in City Hall, but the Christian ‘Prayer Station’ Can Stay

IF you were to walk into the Warren, Michigan city hall, you would see a Prayer Center, a kiosk of sorts with pamphlets about God, manned by Christians eager to proselytize.

So when resident Douglas Marshall filled out an application to set up a personal “Reason Station” to promote freethought and logic, you’d think he’d get a green light, too…

Just one problem: Warren Mayor Jim Fouts is a Christian who has made a habit of opposing atheist groups that want the same treatment as religious groups.



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No, Richard Dawkins Is Not Really Leading People to Jesus

In what appears to be a serious piece in The Telegraph, columnist Damian Thompson thinks Richard Dawkins is “leading people to Jesus” because this one friend of his (who clearly isn’t a Dawkins fan) started going to the Catholic Church after opening up a copy of The God Delusion… and some other writer began researching Catholicism after reading his book.

(So now we know that the “people” in the headline really refers to just two individuals.)



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“Nobody Died for Our ‘Sins’” Sign Vandalized at Wisconsin State Capitol Building

The War on Christmas has transformed into the War on Easter. And just in time, too.

The conservative group Concerned Women for America (always furrowing a brow for Jesus) had placed a display in the Wisconsin State Capitol building this week that included a cross and anti-abortion literature.

So the Freedom From Religion Foundation decided to make the most of the Capitol’s apparent free speech party by getting a permit for and installing a sign of their own (albeit with different dimensions than the one below) that read “Nobody died for our ‘sins’; Jesus Christ is a myth”:

As you can imagine, some people couldn’t handle that:

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Black Skeptics Los Angeles Are Sponsoring ‘First in the Family’ Scholarships

Once again, the group Black Skeptics Los Angeles is raising money for its fantastic “First in the Family” scholarship fund:



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Creative Ways to Deal with Campus Preachers

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses creative ways to protest campus preachers:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

And if you like what you’re seeing, please consider supporting this site on Patreon.

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