The Importance of Outreach

I’ve been speaking at a lot of places the past few months and it’s always nice to know that something I said connected with the audience. Reader Katy sent me this email the other day… it meant a lot to me and she was nice enough to give me permission to share it: Thanks so [Read More...]

Want to Win An Election? Turn to God

My latest piece for the Washington Post On Faith blog answers the questions: How should constituents interpret statements by politicians who see their campaigns and causes as part of God’s plan? How do you decipher God’s intentions for you? A part of my response: … we live in a society where too many people vote [Read More...]

Glee: The Grilled Cheesus Episode

I missed last night’s episode of Glee. Actually, I’ve missed just about every episode of Glee… but I know enough about it to download the soundtracks and realize that last night’s episode was all about faith. Reader Kate, who writes the very-well-written-and-why-wasn’t-I-reading-this-before Suburban Sweetheart blog, was nice enough to explain the episode to me. And [Read More...]

Standing: A Plaintiff’s Worst Nightmare

– by Brittany Meyer Another day, yet another “God” lawsuit thrown out due to lack of standing. Recently, The Freedom from Religion Foundation sued the Architect of the Capitol in federal court to get the “In God We Trust” and Pledge of Allegiance engravings removed from the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. Like my [Read More...]

Meet Other Atheists After the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Rally in DC

A week ago, I mentioned that I would be attending the Jon Stewart “Rally to Restore Sanity”/Stephen Colbert “March To Keep Fear Alive” in Washington, D.C. on 10/30/10. (Soooooooo excited…) With the help of the American Humanist Association, there’s now a way to make that day even better. We’ve reserved space for a gathering of [Read More...]