No More ‘Belief in God’ In School District’s Value Statement

Lake Local Schools in Stark County, Ohio used to have the following values statement: Mission: Providing education to achieve success. Vision: To be the best organization for learning. We Value: Responsibility, honesty, respect, integrity, commitment, belief in God and religious freedom, our community, our partnerships, and every person as a unique individual with the ability [Read More…]

Atheists Gather for Chicago Gay Pride Parade

To anyone in Chicago who might be attending Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade in Boystown, consider meeting up with a group of atheists who are already going to be there! All the information is here. Wear your favorite godless shirt, brings signs of support, and be sure to ask the Christians holding “I’m sorry” signs whether [Read More…]

OH NO, Gay People Exist! IFI Freaks Out

If I asked you what came to your mind when I said the word “homosexuality,” what would you think of? I would think of how my gay friends still can’t get legally married in most states, how I’m hoping to attend the Chicago Pride Parade this weekend to show my support for the LGBT community, [Read More…]

We Need More God On That Seal

This is the current seal for Greene County, Missouri: If you can’t tell, it’s missing something. Figure it out yet…? YES! God. Apparently, it needs more God. Thankfully, county commissioners Harold Bengsch, Jim Viebrock, and Roseann Bentley have unanimously approved adding the phrase “In God We Trust” to the seal. (Good to know their priorities [Read More…]

Forget the Mormons…

For all the talk about how people might not vote for a Mormon, let’s not forget that atheists consistently rank at the bottom of all those “who would you not vote for?” lists. According to Gallup, 22% of Americans say they wouldn’t vote for a Mormon (even from their own party). But 49% wouldn’t vote [Read More…]