A Response to the ‘Not the Change I Voted For’ Video

In response to the unintentionally hilarious anti-gay-marriage video by the Campaign for American Values, PastorFailed created this parody: Love the music at the end [Read more...]

Atheist Groups React to Inclusion of ‘God’ in Democratic Party Platform

More background on the revision to the 2012 Democratic platform is here: Atheist groups are weighing on the decision to put “God” back into the Democratic Party’s platform: American Atheists: David Silverman, President of American Atheists said, “I am shocked that the Democratic Party caved in to the pressure they were receiving because of their [Read More...]

Democrats Push God Back Into Their Platform After a Sloppy, Misguided Vote

Late Monday night, the Democratic Party released its platform. While it was great to see the inclusion of marriage equality, it was annoying to see how much faith was promoted: Faith. Faith has always been a central part of the American story, and it has been a driving force of progress and justice throughout our [Read More...]

Local Atheist Group Leaders Working to Diversify Membership

The Frederick News-Post has a great article featuring Heatherly Hodges, the coordinator of the Frederick Secular Humanists (FRESH), and David Tamayo, founder and president of the Hispanic American Freethinkers: A social worker in Frederick, Hodges said she’s also trying to add a social and community outreach component to the group meetings. “My social work is [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins Introduces Eugenie Scott at 2012 AAA Conference

Over the weekend, I was in Denver for the Atheist Alliance of America conference and Eugenie Scott, the Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, was awarded with the (well-deserved) 2012 Richard Dawkins Award. While her speech isn’t yet available online, Dawkins’ introduction is: Dawkins points out, kindly, that she’s too soft on [Read More...]


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