Atheist Ireland Tests Ridiculous Irish Blasphemy Law

A few months ago, a new law passed in Ireland that makes blasphemy a crime warranting a fine of €25,000. Atheist Ireland wants to get it repealed and they’re doing it by challenging the law starting on Day 1. We believe in the golden rule: that we have a right to be treated justly, and [Read More...]

Herbal Placebo

Little known fact: If you combine multiple items which do nothing… they still do nothing! And the product will be off the shelves in no time. If it said “fat-free,” it would make even more money… (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) [Read more...]

Former-Lesbian Mom Disappears with Child

A couple days ago, I mentioned the story of Lisa Miller and Janet Jenkins. In short, they were a lesbian couple joined under a civil union. Miller gave birth via artificial insemination. Later, they separated and Miller became an evangelical Christian. Miller soon denounced homosexuality and didn’t want to allow Jenkins access to their child… [Read More...]

Most Influential Female Atheist of 2009?

We’ve seen a list with the men. Now, Jen offers a list of the women (along with a poll): I’ve seen various end of the year polls floating around concerning atheism, but they seem to miss a huge part of the atheist movement: the ladies! So here’s a poll focusing just on the female voices [Read More...]

A Fundamentalist Christian’s Way to Keep Kids Safe in 2010

Linda Harvey is the founder of Mission:America, an organization “whose objective is to equip Christians with current, accurate information about cultural issues such as feminism, homosexuality, education and New Age influences.” And when someone like her says she’s spreading “current, accurate information,” that’s just code for “I’m going to tell you lies and say it’s [Read More...]