New Atheist Banner in Streator, Illinois Goes Up… with a Message to Potential Vandals

Over the weekend, an atheist sign was stolen in Streator, IL: The Freedom From Religion Foundation offered a $1,500 reward for the capture of the perpetrators, but no one has been caught just yet… In the meantime, FFRF has put up another sign in the same location. This time, though, there’s a message for anyone [Read More…]

Speaking in Texas This Saturday

This Saturday, I’ll be giving a talk at the North Texas Secular Student Convention in Frisco. Other speakers include David Fitzgerald, Damon Fowler, LGBT activist Dorian Mooneyham, Sam Singleton, Matt Dillahunty, and JT Eberhard. Could use some more women, but for a student run event, that’s a pretty strong lineup. The tickets are cheap (and [Read More…]

Atheists Raise $40,000 for Charity in Three Months

Foundation Beyond Belief has released its numbers for Quarter 1, 2012 and they are incredible: Atheist members donated over $40,000 to five different organizations (as well as the FBB itself) during the first three months of the year: Our members also supported the work of the Foundation itself through a voluntary distribution totaling $4,485 for [Read More…]

Atheists in Mississippi Talk About What Makes Them Tick

What’s it like to be an atheist in Mississippi? Jesse Robinson rode along with members of the Freethinkers, Agnostics and Atheists club of Mississippi State University as they drove down to my talk in Alabama over the weekend and discovered what made them so active: For Chris Ramos, MSU physics graduate student, atheism came as [Read More…]

A Zombie Jesus T-Shirt That Doesn’t Exist Yet

I know Zombie Jesus day is over, but reader Joaquin Photoshopped this awesome looking shirt. Someone needs to make it exist! Joaquin adds: For ultimate scavenging, add brain shaped Easter eggs and a fuzzy basket. Don’t mind if I do. Omnomnom. [Read more…]