Friendly Atheist Readers Helped Mississippians ‘Beat the Heat’

Last month, Humanists in Northeast Mississippi tried to raise money to buy air conditioners for the 100+ people waiting in line for an air conditioner unit. They didn’t get a lot of support at first, but I’m thrilled to report there’s a happy ending to the story: … we had zero luck getting any local [Read More...]

Why Don’t More Atheists Speak Out Against Islamophobia?

Chris Stedman raises some excellent points about how atheists with large forums (via books and blogs) have done relatively little to speak up on behalf of Muslims in our country. He’s not saying we should stop criticizing their false beliefs — Stedman has no big problem with that. But when a shooting occurs at a [Read More...]

Tomatoes: 1, Atheists: 0

Dammit! Time to drown my American Atheists membership card in a vat of fancy ketchup… (via Toothpaste for Dinner) [Read more...]

‘Creation Science Hall of Fame’ Set to Open in Kentucky

What’s even more shocking is that it has no affiliation with the Creation Museum or the Ark Encounter theme park (though Ken Ham is one of the “living inductees”): “We honor these people, not because we believe everything they say, but because they made critical contributions to creation science and to the explanation of the [Read More...]

National Atheist Party Cancels 2012 Convention

It’s hard to top the Reason Rally as far as getting atheists to come together and getting media attention, but the National Atheist Party wanted to replicate that feat by holding their own convention. Yesterday, though, president Troy Boyle announced that it would be canceled due to lack of support and funding: NAPCON 2012 was [Read More...]


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