How Can We Prevent Modification of Atheist Chalkings on Campus?

This is a guest post by Kimberly Danner, the co-founder and Vice President of the Atheists @ Oakland University. … Atheists @ OU is the first secular organization at our conservative school. A fellow student and I (both female) founded the group this past January and we now have 30 regular members at our weekly [Read More...]


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Jessica Ahlquist’s Upcoming Trial

Jason Bachand at A Bright Blog has a nice interview with Jessica Ahlquist in anticipation of her upcoming trial to remove the religious banner from Cranston High School West. ABB: Let’s talk about the growing phenomenon of atheist bullying. As more young people come “out” about their atheism, there’s been a concurrent rise in hateful, [Read More...]


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The Perfect Songs for Atheists?

It’s reader Jessica‘s birthday (Happy birthday!) and her boyfriend made her a nice mix CD of atheist-themed songs! I know, I know, you’re surprise that anyone still makes mix CDs… whatever. It’s sweet. Here’s the playlist: 1 The Great Disappointment – AFI 2 Theologians – Wilco 3 Won’t Somebody (Acoustic) – Bad Religion 4 What [Read More...]


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In The Ides of March, George Clooney Plays a Non-Religious Governor Running for President…

George Clooney‘s new movie The Ides of March opens this Friday. In it, he plays Mike Morris, a sitting governor who’s running for president. Ryan Gosling plays his campaign strategist: From what I can tell, the movie doesn’t make a big deal about this, but I will: Clooney is described as “an agnostic or atheist [Read More...]


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Turkish Cartoonist Faces a Year in Prison for ‘Blasphemous’ Cartoon

This was the cartoon published by Turkish cartoonist Bahadır Baruter in the weekly humor magazine “Penguen”: The guy on the phone is talking to God, “asking to be pardoned from the last part of the prayer because he has errands to run.” More importantly, the part circled in red is a somewhat-hidden message that says [Read More...]


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