Metro State Atheists Get Press for Food Drive

The Metro State Atheists in Colorado recently held a Food for Freethought drive in which people gave them non-perishable foods (to be donated) in exchange for banned books. The Denver Post‘s Electa Draper wrote an excellent article about the event: It’s not enough that a national survey released Tuesday found atheists were the highest-scoring group [Read More...]

The New York Times on CFI’s ‘Deeper Division’

The Center for Inquiry is making news… but it’s not positive publicity. The New York Times has a story in Saturday’s paper about the CFI rift that’s been happening for a while now and isn’t much of a surprise to people who know the players. It’s only disappointing because instead of focusing on a lot [Read More...]

David Hayward’s First Book is Out!

I post cartoons by David Hayward on this site all the time. He’s a wonderful critic of the church, though, make no mistake, he’s a proud Christian. He just released his first book, nakedpastor 101 and I encourage all of you to pick it up. You can buy it as an eBook or paperback right [Read More...]

An Atheist Argues We Need More Religion in the Public Schools

Now that the Pew Forum has said atheists know more about religion than the religious, atheist Michael Tracey — current editorial intern at The Nation and former adversary of Mike Huckabee — argues that we need more religion in public schools. My proposal: courses in world religions should be mandatory for all public school students, [Read More...]

A Foxhole Atheist’s Response to Fort Bragg

***Update***: Justin has started a website about the “Ft. Bragg Freedom Festival” — it includes a potential line-up of speakers. … There’s been an uproar lately about how an Evangelical Christian event took place at the military base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The problem is that military leaders were using their positions to promote [Read More...]