A Week: March 20-26, 2011

A Week will take place March 20-26, 2011. It’s a chance to show you’re an atheist and proud of it — start some conversations with people who may not know what the OUT Campaign symbol is all about! A Week is not about being disrespectful to religion or people who have religious views, it’s about [Read More...]

Name a Freedom You Exercise…

The assignment asks: name “one freedom that you exercise in your life.” One kid has the right idea (via HaHaStop — Thanks to @CashewStyle for the link!) [Read more...]

Illinois House Introduces Bill to Repeal Moment of Silence and Prayer

I’ve written before about how the Silent Reflection and Student Prayer time is back in Illinois. After several wasted “moments” in the classroom, some legislators are finally trying to put a stop to this nonsense. House Bill 0273 (HB0273) was introduced by Republican (!!!) Jim Durkin and has since picked up co-sponsors Karen May and [Read More...]

Doctor and Mrs. Christian

I read this in the middle of an article in the latest issue of Wired (19.03) and had to check it out for myself. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that when you give money to a Christian charity and they ask you who’s donating, “Mr. & Mr.” is not an option for “Title.” They don’t support [Read More...]

Ask Richard: New Unbeliever Distracted by Anger Toward Preacher

Dear Mr. Richard, How are you? After reading your posts on Friendly Atheist I decided to contact you with a problem of my own. First a little history leading up to my dilemma. It has been a long, hard slog to were I am at now. I started as a somewhat skeptical, but otherwise convinced, [Read More...]