Help Atheists Raise Money for Doctors Without Borders This Weekend

DPR Jones is conducting his annual fundraiser for Doctors without Borders this weekend on BlogTV (schedule here). You can also donate directly to the cause here. Or, if you feel lucky, you can bid on an assortment of atheist-y items on eBay. (My book’s in the mix!) Whatever you do, please help out! It’s a [Read More...]

Pew Forum Non-Shocker: The ‘Religiously Unaffiliated’ Lean Democratic

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life put together a slideshow explaining the trends between religious groups and political party identification. There’s nothing in it you couldn’t have predicted yourself, but here are a few of the highlights: The “Nones” need to be more like Black Protestants — we’re only about 2:1 in favor [Read More...]

After High School Teacher Defends Atheist and Gay Students, He Is Forced to Resign

Last February, Lenior City High School senior Krystal Myers wrote an article for the school newspaper called “No Rights: The Life of an Atheist.” The administrators refused to run it because they thought Myers’ exposing the Christian privilege in the school was too controversial. (The Knoxville News Sentinel later ran the full article on their [Read More...]

Secular Coalition for America Announces Phase Four of Expansion

Phase Four of the Secular Coalition for America’s plan to create state chapters across the country begins next week with conference calls for people interested in creating the chapters! If you’d like to help be a part of the SCA’s efforts in the Phase Four states, all the details are at the links below: Delaware [Read More...]

A Theologian Talks About Being an Atheist Ally

When it happens, you have to give credit where it’s due. Here’s Christian theologian Caryn Riswold talking about why it was wrong for the Democrats to put God back into their party platform even though the reference wasn’t needed: My beliefs in and about God do not need to be imposed on everyone else. That’s [Read More...]


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