After Inquiry, Principal Removes the Word ‘Creator’ from School Creed

The other day, I posted about Hope Elementary Charter School, a taxpayer-funded school in North Carolina that had a school creed with a questionable reference: [Read more…]

Despite Focusing on Community Service, Some Organizations Still Refuse to Work with This Atheist Group

The Upstate Atheists, a group in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is getting some much-deserved attention. [Read more…]

If You Support Marriage Equality, Here’s How You Should Vote

It’s time!

In this historical election, four states are voting on the rights of same-sex couples to marry. We’ll have more extensive coverage of the results in each state later tonight on this site.

The terms are slightly different in each state, so if you’re voting in one of these four states, here’s a quick breakdown of what each marriage measure means: [Read more…]

It’s Election Day! Here’s To Love!

It’s 4am and the marriage equality troops are rallying at the Washington United Action Center in Seattle. In a few minutes, we will be hitting the streets here in the Capitol Hill neighborhood to put door hangers on every single door in this dense urban area. It’s a part of our Election Day Get-Out-The-Vote efforts. [Read More…]

Atheist Runner Raises $4,200 for Hurricane Sandy Response

Atheist Julia Burke is the runner who decided before the New York City Marathon was canceled that she couldn’t participate in good conscience:

“I wouldn’t have felt good about running this race and being handed bottles of water and snacks at every stop when there are people who can’t even go to their own homes,” she said.

Burke took the $500 she would have spent on the flight and rental car and donated it to charity. Then she decided to run a marathon, anyway, in her hometown of Buffalo… and word spread. [Read more…]