At a Texas High School, Saying ‘Atheist’ Could Disrupt the Learning Process

While we’re on the subject of the challenges high school atheists are up against, the Secular Student Alliance group at La Porte High School in Texas wanted to put up flyers advertising their group. To make that happen, the school administration had to approve the design (a standard procedure at high schools). When they submitted [Read More…]

The Challenges for High School Atheists

This is a guest post by Sarah Henry, a high school student from Indiana. Sarah spoke with leaders of several high school atheist groups for this post. … Over the past few years, high school and university students have started up their own freethinking safe havens by way of Secular Student Alliance groups. According to [Read More…]

U.S. Appeals Court Rules That It Was Perfectly Fine for Illinois Politician to Give $20,000 to Christian Group

A couple of years ago, atheist Rob Sherman filed a lawsuit because Illinois legislators were giving $20,000 to the Friends of the Cross organization “for the purchase and installation of new exterior panels for the cross to replace existing panels that are missing, worn or rusted.” That’s the long way of saying the state was [Read More…]

Dave Silverman Interviews Edwina Rogers

Dave Silverman of American Atheists interviewed the controversial Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America, Edwina Rogers, and he gets right into the issues people have been talking about online: Highlights: 7:29: Dave asks her to justify the Republican politicians she’s worked for: On social policies, they’re the “bad guys,” right?! Rogers acknowledges that [Read More…]

You Can Feel the Christian Love

In response to FFRF’s “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church” ad campaign (the latest one appeared in USA Today over the weekend), co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor received this nugget of Jesus-y goodness in the mail: I would be angry about it, but that “Aloha” stamp is just too adorable. [Read more…]


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