Penn State Atheists Will Get ‘Stoned’ for Charity

Leviticus 24:14, a command from God to Moses, says this: “Take the blasphemer outside the camp. All those who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the entire assembly is to stone him.” The Atheist/Agnostic Association at Penn State University is holding a nifty fundraiser next week in “honor” of that [Read More…]

When Preachers Come to Campus, the Atheists Are Ready

What do you do when Brother Jed and Sister Cindy come to preach fire and brimstone on your campus? At the University of Illinois, you pass out a BINGO card with their stock phrases. At Texas A&M University, you use the event to raise money for women’s groups, LGBT groups, and atheist groups — basically, [Read More…]

Church Leaders in Toronto Upset at Having to Pay Fair Price for Rental Space

The Toronto District School Board is facing a $110,000,000 budget shortfall so they need to come up with ways to save or make money before they resort to more drastic actions (like laying off staff). One example: Raising the cost for community groups to rent out school space. Not only is the price going up, [Read More…]

If Atheists Really Cared About Social Justice…

Despite all the drama surrounding “Atheism Plus,” and regardless of whether or not you personally want to use that label, many of us care a great deal about social justice and helping those in need. We see what religious groups do in response to these matters and we feel that we are just as capable [Read More…]

Principal Shuts Down Cosmetology Class Because One of the Students ‘Looked’ Gay

For more than a decade now, the Beaumont Independent School District’s Taylor Career and Technology Center in Texas — which has the worst website you’ve seen in a long time — has offered an Adult Cosmetology class. It caters to a lot of single moms, according to instructor Cequada Clark, and she was excited for [Read More…]