Another Atheist Billboard Launches in Times Square: ‘Who Needs Christ During Christmas? Nobody.’

I’m losing track of all the atheist/Creationist billboards in Times Square, but the latest salvo in the mythical War on Christmas belongs to American Atheists. Today, they’re launching a 15-second digital billboard reminding viewers that even atheists can celebrate the holiday season.

The main message reads: “Who needs Christ during Christmas? Nobody.”



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If You Work for a Christian-Owned Company and Worry About Your Ability to Obtain Contraception…

… then Americans United for Separation of Church and State would love to hear from you:

If you work for Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Woods, Eden Foods or any other company that is challenging the contraceptive mandate and you’re worried about your ability to obtain contraception coverage, we want to hear from you. Your information will be kept strictly confidential: it won’t go to your employer or to the media. Your story stays with us.

You can get in touch with them here.

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On the Other Hand, He Did Create a Lot of Jobs…

As Mrs. Betty Bowers explains, you would think Republicans would have a problem with history’s biggest freeloader, but they seem to embrace Him without a problem:



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The Humanism in Hip-Hop

Since we’re on the subject of hip-hop today, Dr. Monica Miller gave a recent Skepticon talk in which she discussed the Humanism in modern hip-hop. You can see it, paradoxically, through the God talk in the songs, where rappers even refer to themselves as God, but not a metaphysical God. (Think Kanye West‘s “Yeezus.”) Miller says this is a kind of “re-altering of authority.”



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‘Natural Nativity Scene’ Goes Up in Wisconsin Capitol Building

For the third straight year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has put up a “natural nativity scene” in the Wisconsin Capitol building:



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