Help the Atheist Bus Campaign Happen in Ottawa, Canada

The campaign to get atheist buses in Ottawa, Canada came to a standstill when the ads were rejected. Apparently, it’s too offensive to say “There’s probably no god.” Meanwhile, ads featuring Bible verses are perfectly fine in Ottawa. However, reader Marlowe writes me with some positive news: The good news is that City Councillor Alex [Read More...]

Foxhole Atheist Jeremy Hall Tells His Story

You may have read a number of stories about Jeremy Hall, a military atheist who filed a lawsuit that was unsuccessful. He spoke about his experiences at last year’s Freedom From Religion Foundation convention — the speech is now available online: … The first time [my atheism] ever became an issue was Thanksgiving 2006. I [Read More...]

Comfort Wants to Debate Dawkins

Hi, all… it’s me, Trina. So, as I am sure many of you have heard, Ray Comfort has joned the Examiner as the “Creationism Examiner.” Of course, I haven’t seen much along the lines of creationism in his articles so far, but we shall see. Anyway, I am not here to talk about Ray’s new column… no, [Read More...]

Atheist, Humanist & Secular Student Societies Gets Press in London

The Secular Student Alliance is a group I’ve worked with for years. We help create, maintain, and support atheist student groups across the country. Every now and then we get requests from student groups in other countries who would like our help. We do what we can, but it’s tough to give them the support [Read More...]

Filmmaker’s Company Name Rejected Due to Blasphemy Laws

Is “I” a bad word? No, of course not. How about “Choose”? Nope. “Hell”? It refers to an imaginary concept — a scary one — but there’s nothing inherently wrong with it. Its meaning depends more on the context of how you use it. Which is why it’s strange to hear that filmmaker George Kalman’s [Read More...]