Humanists of Florida Association Sets Up Ex-Clergy Fund

A lot of you have been asking me how you can help some of the pastors who are now coming clean about their atheism. Here’s one way. The Humanists of Florida Association has set up a collection to help Teresa MacBain, who was featured in this NPR story. Mark Palmer, the Executive Director of that [Read More…]

Billy Graham Urges North Carolinians To Vote for Bigotry

Whenever there’s a list of Christians who are embarrassments to the “other” Christians, you see the same names over and over: Pat Robertson, Jerry Falwell, Mark Driscoll, James Dobson, Ted Haggard, etc… Billy Graham is rarely on that list. Christians almost universally praise him. He sticks to the message, doesn’t play politics, isn’t controversial, etc. [Read More…]

Members of Congress, What Will You Do for Atheists?

The National Atheist Party has been asking various U.S. Representatives, Senators, Governors and candidates for those offices what they will do for atheist voters. Such a simple thing to do and yet so few have ever taken the initiative… Quietly, they’ve been posting the responses on their website. There’s not much in the way of [Read More…]

Falmouth Residents Up in Arms because City Council Member Skipped the Pledge of Allegiance

What prompted hundreds of people to rally outside Town Hall in Falmouth, Massachusetts earlier this week? Was it corruption by the mayor? No. Was it anger about a policy decision? No. Were they protesting against the 1%? No. They were pissed off because Melissa Freitag, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Selectmen (a.k.a. City [Read More…]

The Atheist Lobby’s New Executive Director is a Female Republican Strategist Who Used to Work for George W. Bush

… and my interview with her is below. … After Sean Faircloth left his post as Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America last September to begin working for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (RDFRS), SCA leaders have been on the search for their next director. Today, they’re announcing their selection. [Read More…]