The People Who Oppose Gay Marriage Are…

Is there any real reason to oppose marriage equality?

A new analysis of data by (Democratic pollster) Joel Benenson and (Republican pollster) Jan van Lohuizen finds that most of the people who oppose it fall into only a few demographic groups: [Read more...]

The Secular Side of Syracuse

Syracuse’s student newspaper, The Daily Orange, has been running a four-part series on the spiritual lives of students at the university, introducing readers to the way different people on campus think. Their last part, focusing on atheists, just got published: [Read more...]

Atheist Church Planting

After the incredible success of the “atheist church” (officially the “Sunday Assembly”) in London, a lot of people are wondering how they can get their own version started.

So the comedians who started it, Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans, have come up with rough guidelines for how to spread the services… plus, there’s the video below: [Read more...]

Atheist Groups in Winston-Salem Will Protest Against Christian Group That Proselytizes to Children

If you’re in Winston-Salem, North Carolina this weekend, you’re in luck: The Child Evangelism Fellowship’s Children’s Good News Spectacular is coming to town:

There’s no problem with them gathering itself — they have a right to do it — but CEF is the group that has been starting Good News Clubs in elementary schools nationwide in an effort to proselytize to kids who aren’t old enough to know better.

So a group of atheists are going to protest against them this Saturday: [Read more...]

After Teacher Preaches in the Classroom, Superintendent Reveals Himself to be a Creationist

What happens when a teacher preaches in the classroom, saying the Bible is the basis for the Constitution and evolution is evil?

Well, if you’re smart, you let the Freedom From Religion Foundation know about it. That’s exactly what one family did. Their child attends Wynnewood Middle School in Oklahoma and the Social Studies teacher, Betty Carter, was stepping far outside the bounds of what’s appropriate to say in the classroom.

Here’s FFRF’s Andrew Seidel (PDF), in a letter to the district’s superintendent, Raymond Cole: [Read more...]


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