There’s Nothing Wrong with Being an Atheist, Congresswoman

Everyone needs to begin a slow clap for Chris Stedman for his message to newly-elected, “unaffiliated” Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema:

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When It Comes to Factual Knowledge About Mormonism, the ‘Nones’ Score Highest

Somehow, I missed this report (PDF) on Mormonism from the Pew Research Center a couple of weeks ago when it came out, but it was too interesting not to mention.

When it comes to factual knowledge about Mormonism — when it was founded (after 1800) and where the Book of Mormon says Jesus appeared (“the Americas”) — guess who knows the most about the religion?

We do.

(And that’s why we’re not Mormon.) [Read more...]

Apply for the 2013 American Atheists Scholarship!

If you’re a college student (or a high school senior about to enter college), American Atheists has some money for you!

If you’ve done any activism this past year individually or with a group, if you’ve written letters-to-the-editor which were published, if you were an outspoken atheist in some way or another, you should think about applying.

The winner receives a $2,000 scholarship. The runner-up receives $1,000. And there is also an LGBT-specific scholarship worth $1,000: [Read more...]

American Humanist Association Announces New President

With David Niose taking over the role of President of the Secular Coalition for America, there was a vacancy in the role of President of the American Humanist Association. That hole has now been filled by Rebecca Hale, whom you might know from her co-owned business EvolveFISH.com: Hale is the 20th president, and the 4th [Read More...]

The Portrait of Jesus at Jackson Middle School Must Come Down

At the high school I work at, there are a lot of pictures of students on the walls, ones who excel in Science, Art, English, Music, Athletics, etc.

At Jackson Middle School in Jackson, Ohio, they have this picture on the wall:

Believe it or not, that’s not a student. (I know! I couldn’t believe it either!) [Read more...]


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