Atheist Who Wants to Deliver City Council’s Invocation Gets Rejection Letter Because He’s Not Part of a Congregation

For a while now, I’ve been writing about the Christian prayers recited at meetings of the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee):

Tommy Coleman and Brandon Jones filed a lawsuit against them and the case is still being decided, but in the meantime, Coleman has been trying to deliver one of the invocations: [Read more...]

Last Year, Atheists Raised $430,000 for Cancer Research; Let’s Do Even Better This Year

Last year, more than 150 groups and 20 national partners came together with the Foundation Beyond Belief to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through their Light the Night walk.

We ended up raising a staggering $430,000 for the cause — the most money ever raised by a non-corporate group in its first year with LLS and the fourth most raised by a team last year overall.

Simply incredible. [Read more...]

New Atheist Billboard Campaign in Michigan: Question Everything

The Freethought Association of Northern Michigan just placed the first of five billboards up in the city of Charlevoix:

Some of the other billboard designs (minus the watermarks) that will go up in coming weeks include: [Read more...]

How to Elect a Pope *and* Get Higher Ratings

Tradition is important to the Catholic Church, but even the Church sometimes changes procedures when it becomes beneficial to do so. With that in mind, I propose blending the current method of choosing a pope with the method adopted by another venerable tradition that has been mostly scandal free. I speak, of course, of the Miss America Pageant. [Read more...]

‘A’ Week 2013 Is Coming Up

It’s once again time for A Week!

Join thousands of people from all over the world in a global shared experience. Display an ‘A’ as your Facebook profile picture or change your cover photo for one week starting 17 March 2013 to raise awareness of how many people are ‘Good without Gods’ and don’t need religions to influence their lives.

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