2012 Democratic National Platform: Promotes Faith, Ignores Atheists

The Democratic Party just released its 2012 platform. There will be a lot of talk about the inclusion of marriage equality (yay!), but what does it say about faith? In short, atheists aren’t going to be happy: Faith. Faith has always been a central part of the American story, and it has been a driving [Read More…]

Annie Laurie Gaylor Speaks About the History of Women in Freethought

I haven’t had a chance to watch this yet, but if it’s Annie Laurie Gaylor speaking about the history of women in freethought (from CFI’s Women in Secularism Conference), it’s bound to be good. As always, if you hear anything especially noteworthy, leave a timestamp and summary in the comments! [Read more…]

The Scariest Part About Dying…

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Support These Young Atheists’ Fight Against a Praying City Commission

There have been a couple of posts on this site about Tommy Coleman and Brandon Jones, two college students who are currently battling the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee) because they pray “in Jesus’ name” at meetings: In order to pay for the filing fees and court costs associated with the case, they need to [Read More…]

Lies You Were Told…

Miriam has a list of lies she was told when she was younger. Here’s a sampling: Being fat is the worst thing that could happen to you. Men don’t like strong, opinionated women. Your parents know best. Sex can only be one of two things: Dangerous, or Special and to be saved for The Right [Read More…]


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