The Floodgates Have Opened

Now that the Freedom From Religion Foundation has put up an atheist plaque in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building, guess who else wants to join them? The emotional saga over religious displays at Washington’s state capitol grew even more bizarre today, as a controversial Kansas group requested permission to put up a sign titled “Santa [Read More...]

Atheist “Tree of Knowledge” Goes Up in Philadelphia

Want an alternative to the atheist plaques being put up in Olympia, Washington and Springfield, Illinois? Margaret Downey, founder of the Freethought Society of Greater Philadelphia, put up the group’s Tree of Knowledge for the second straight year on Tuesday. The “Godless Holiday Tree” will greet – or challenge – passersby with the covers of [Read More...]

If Atheists Can’t Get Elected, Can We Get Appointed?

You’ve already heard that Illinois’ Governor Rod Blagojevich has been arrested on corruption charges — essentially, he was attempting to sell Barack Obama‘s vacant Senate seat to the highest bidder. At the moment, though, he still gets to pick Obama’s successor. (Perhaps in the near future, Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn will be making that call.) [Read More...]

American Atheists’ New Website

After approximately 239498023 years (by my count), American Atheists finally updated their website. It looks *so* much better than the old version. It’ll still take a while to work out the kinks, but it’s a great first step. Take a look around and let AA know what you think. [Read more...]

Atheists Visit the Creation Museum

There are other videos of atheists visiting anti-Evolution places, but most of them are not this well-made or as entertaining. A couple weeks ago, the Secular Alliance of Indiana University — Bloomington visited the disaster that is the Creation Museum: Save your money. Don’t go visit (in case you were tempted). Just watch Eoban Binder‘s [Read More...]