David Niose’s Nonbeliever Nation is Available Today!

David Niose, the author of the just-released-today book Nonbeliever Nation, gets some love in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette: In his new book, “Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans,” Mr. Niose explores the rising challenge of secular Americans — including humanists, agnostics, atheists and lapsed Christians — to the dominance of evangelical groups. … [Read More...]

Project Reason’s 2012 Video Contest: Time to Vote

Sam Harris‘ Project Reason is having its annual video contest — first prize gets $10,000. Check out the videos and vote for your favorite. Voting ends on July 23rd! My vote goes to the visually-stunning Conflict by Risenape: (Though Perfect Faith makes a good point very quickly.) [Read more...]

Victory for Atheists in Ellwood City

Last week, I mentioned that Ellwood City (Pennsylvania) planned to vote on holding a lottery to decide who could put up a holiday display in City Hall. Obviously, this was a backdoor way to let Christians put up a Nativity Scene on public property. Last night, the borough council voted against the lottery 4-3. Victory! [Read More...]

CFI-DC Will be Hosting Salman Rushdie As He Discusses His New Memoir

Salman Rushdie‘s forthcoming book — Joseph Anton: A Memoir — about when he went into hiding during the fatwa against him will be published in September and the Center for Inquiry-DC will be hosting one of his touring events: Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize-winning former president of American PEN shares the extraordinary story of how [Read More...]