An Atheist Group at a Christian School Has Its First Meeting

Even on Christian campuses, atheist groups can get a lot of positive press. We’re very good at exposing the negative aspects of religion, challenging orthodox beliefs, and providing people a safe haven in which to raise their doubts about faith. How many Christian groups around the country can say the same things? At Southern Methodist [Read More…]

University of Dayton Denies Atheist Group

The University of Dayton (in Ohio), a private Roman Catholic school, just denied registration to a potential Secular Student Alliance group because open discussion about religion apparently contradicts what they want students to learn on campus: Nick Haynes and Branden King said they began planning their club, the Society of Free Thinkers, in April…. The [Read More…]

‘Not a Christian Nation’ Bus Ad Goes Up in Oregon

The Corvallis Secular Society in Oregon has just placed an ad quoting a historical document on the side of a single bus. But, somehow, you know it’s going to be controversial. The ad was designed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and it features an abridged version of President John Adams‘s line from the 1797 [Read More…]

It Helps To Have a Supporter

You’re going to love this story from Dale McGowan. This is the beginning of what his eighth-grade daughter Erin told him the other day: “I was at the table in the cafeteria with these three other kids, and two of them asked the other girl where she went to church. She said ‘We don’t go [Read More…]

No List Will Ever Contain Us

The Thinking Atheist has the best response I’ve seen so far to Pastor Mike Stahl‘s call for a National Atheist Registry: [Read more…]