Is a NO GODS License Plate Offensive?

Jason lives in Indiana, home of the “In God We Trust” license plates. He applied for a personalized license plate reading NO GODS. Take a wild guess what happened… Rejected. Why? It was deemed inappropriate. According to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles: Personalized license plates allow creativity; however, under Indiana Statue IC 9-18-15-4 (b) the [Read More...]

Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA: Separate Religion from Schools

***Update***: AxeGrrl informed me that there’s an older video of Björn speaking about his atheistic beliefs: … Here’s Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA, talking about the Swedish atheist bus campaign and why the country shouldn’t be mixing religion with schools: Without thinking too much about it at the time, when I wrote the lyrics for Abba’s [Read More...]

A PZ Myers-Led Tour of the Creation Museum

My fellow Secular Student Alliance board member Phil Ferguson is an avid Pharyngula reader and knows PZ Myers has an opinion or two about the Creation Museum. Since PZ is speaking at our conference the first weekend in August, he had an idea: Why not invite PZ to join us a day early, have as [Read More...]

Keith Olbermann Puts Anonymous Atheist On List of Worst Persons

Last night, the anonymous atheist who donated money for the New York City atheist bus campaign was named “Worse” (i.e. #3) on Keith Olbermann‘s list of Worst Persons in the World: Olbermann said the following: Tonight’s worst persons in the world. The bronze: To the person who donated the scratch for ten thousand dollars worth [Read More...]

Obama Hasn’t Chosen a Church

Reports started going around this morning that President Obama had finally chosen a church: Now, in an unexpected move, Obama has told White House aides that instead of joining a congregation in Washington, D.C., he will follow in George W. Bush’s footsteps and make his primary place of worship Evergreen Chapel, the nondenominational church at [Read More...]