Judge Temporarily Allows Kountze High School to Use Bible Banners at Football Games

The other day, I posted about a public high school in Kountze, Texas, where cheerleaders held signs with Bible verses for the football players to run through as they came onto the field at the beginning of their games. After a letter from FFRF was sent to the district, the school temporarily halted the prayer [Read More...]

The Struggle of Leaving Your Faith, Brought to You by Oprah Winfrey Circa 1984

If you’ve ever heard the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Dan Barker give a talk or if you’ve read his book Godless (a.k.a. Losing Faith in Faith), then you know that he met his future wife (and current FFRF co-president) Annie Laurie Gaylor on a taping of a morning talk show in Chicago hosted by a [Read More...]

The Poetry of the Universe: Dr. Lawrence Krauss

Dr. Lawrence Krauss filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life. In the segment below, Krauss talks about why the universe is far more inspiring than any given holy book: (via The Atheist Book) [Read more...]

Twisted Sister Guitarist Will Speak at 2013 American Atheists Conference

American Atheists has announced that Jay Jay French, founding member of and guitarist for the heavy metal band Twisted Sister, will be speaking at the group’s 2013 National Convention in Austin, Texas: David Silverman, President of American Atheists stated, “We are thrilled to have Jay Jay French join us for our convention. Not only is [Read More...]

University of Tennessee Responds to FFRF: We’re Gonna Keep Praying Before Football Games

There’s been a lot of talk about whether the University of Tennessee (in Knoxville) would be forced to end their pre-game prayers as a result of a letter sent (PDF) to the school by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Yesterday, the school’s Chancellor, Jimmy Cheek, responded to the FFRF with a letter of his own [Read More...]


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