Oakland Zoo Agrees to Remove Unnecessary Ten Commandments Monument

That’s a monument of the Ten Commandments. I would have no problem if that monument was up at a local church. But what was it doing at the Oakland Zoo? That’s what Joey Piscitelli wanted to know when he wrote a letter to zoo officials back in May: My name is Joey Piscitelli, and I [Read More...]

‘Out of the Closet’ Billboard Campaign Begins in Spokane, Washington

The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Out of the Closet” billboard campaign — in which real, local atheists appear on the ads — is now up in Spokane, Washington! These are the seven billboards going up this week as part of a month-long campaign: “The nonreligious are at least a quarter, 25% of the Washington adult [Read More...]

If Chick-fil-A Wants to Act Biblically, Then At Least Go All the Way

Last post about Chick-fil-A, I swear… (until the next time its owner says/does something crazy.) Jackson Pearce made this amusing video which raises a few points we’re not hearing in other places: (Thanks to Daniel for the link!) [Read more...]

Steubenville, Ohio City Logo No Longer Includes a Christian Cross

While we’re talking about city logos with churches in them, here’s a success story: This used to be the logo for Steubenville, Ohio: After the Freedom From Religion Foundation said the cross was a no-no (PDF), the city responded by reverting back to their old logo until they get a new replacement: “We’re pleased with [Read More...]

City Logo Includes Church; Atheists Say Take It Out; Overreaction Ensues

Let’s suppose you were to file a legal complaint against a local government endorsing religion. Maybe it’s that they’re putting up a Nativity Scene at Town Hall, or there’s a copy of the Ten Commandments hanging in the local courthouse. We know exactly how the script goes: 1) Atheists — and it’s almost always atheists [Read More...]


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