Idaho Gets Its Third Atheist Billboard!

Over the summer, this billboard went up in Moscow, Idaho: That was the second billboard in the area (the first stated “Don’t believe in God? You are not alone”). And guess what? They’re getting a third billboard in the same location (near Highway 95 and Sweet Avenue) and this one will be up through January: [Read More...]

Abstinence-Only Education Fails Again

The Fark headline for this story reads: “Oh God, Oh God, Oh God” A new study published in the journal Reproductive Health shows that there is a correlation between a state’s religiosity and the teenage birth rate. Except Utah. It’s the exception. (Nicely done, Mormons.) (And “new” study? Haven’t we heard this one before? Next [Read More...]

Celebrate Ten Years of NOSHA in Louisiana

The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association is celebrating its tenth anniversary tomorrow (Friday) night! Sean Faircloth from the Secular Coalition for America is the guest speaker. There’s also a cash bar involved. All the details can be found here. Student tickets are only $15 and dinner is included! Congratulations to the group for a decade [Read More...]

Should Serena Williams Swear if She’s a Jehovah’s Witness?

You’ve likely seen the clip of tennis star Serena Williams cursing out a line judge in her semi-final match at the U.S. Open this past weekend — the outburst cost her a point, which ultimately meant the end of the match for her. Williams, however, is a Jehovah’s Witness. Is she allowed to do that? [Read More...]

Reincarnation Scaring Off Organ Donors

Hey everyone, this post is courtesy of Ron Gold: Reincarnation in one of those beliefs that seems quaint, but not dangerous. After all, what harm is there in a person thinking they could come back in another life as a butterfly or a mollusk? Well, believing in reincarnation is actually causing people to die, at [Read More...]