A Survey for Nontheists

Richard Haynes (Atheist Nexus) and Dr. Tom Arcaro (Elon University) are trying to find out some details about atheists, specifically about how they interact with non-believing communities. Questions on their survey ask: What is your perception of national atheist organizations? Do you belong to any local/state/national atheist groups? How has your atheism impacted your personal/romantic/social life? [Read more...]

After Pressure from Atheists, Church Cancels Student Matinee Performance of Merry Christmas Charlie Brown

There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Terry Elementary School’s decision to take students on a field trip to a local church to watch a performance of Merry Christmas Charlie Brown (a play that, in part, promotes Christianity). [Read more...]

The Secular Student Alliance Will Host Two Conferences Next Summer

The Secular Student Alliance national conference is a must-attend event for me each year and I’m thrilled to see they’ll be running two separate events this summer: One in Las Vegas (for those in the West) and their regular one in Columbus, Ohio (for those in the Midwest/East). [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly Recants, Says Christianity is a Religion Again

Well, that didn’t take long.

A week after Bill O’Reilly told Dave Silverman that Christianity was a philosophy and not a religion (which is why we should allow things like Nativity displays on government property), he recanted and admitted it was indeed a religion. [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Atheists Form ‘Human Tree of Knowledge’ Outside Courthouse

For the third time in as many years, the Freethought Society was barred from putting up their Tree of Knowledge in front of the Historic Chester County Courthouse in West Chester, Pennsylvania. [Read more...]


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