Islamic Nations Want to Pass Global Blasphemy Law

This doesn’t look like anything to worry about, but it is a disturbing proposal to the U.N. General Assembly and it needs to be stopped. Four years after cartoons of the prophet Muhammad set off violent protests across the Muslim world, Islamic nations are mounting a campaign for an international treaty to protect religious symbols [Read More...]

A Former Scientologist Speaks Out Against the Cult

Last week, I posted about Australian senator Nick Xenophon‘s inquiry into the Church of Scientology’s tax exempt status because of the crimes they have committed. Aaron Saxton was an “enforcer of the Church of Scientology’s policies in the Sea Org” Xenophon cited seven former Scientologists when making his case against them — Saxton was one [Read More...]

Atheist Groups Flourish on College Campuses

Over the weekend, an article about the Secular Student Alliance and a couple of our affiliates was written up by Eric Gorski of the AP and published in several media outlets throughout the country. “A lot of people on campus either don’t know we exist or are afraid of us or hate us,” says [Anastasia] [Read More...]

Arkansas Solstice Display Denied

Last year, the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers tried to erect a holiday display at the state Capitol building. They were denied because they weren’t very specific about the type of display they wanted to put up. They made no such mistake this time around: This year, the group submitted a detailed description along with a [Read More...]

Kirk Cameron Action Kit

If I had known about this, it would’ve made combatting Kirk Cameron and Ray Comfort‘s misinformation campaign *so* much easier: (via Dispatches from the Culture Wars) [Read more...]