Christian Uses Stephen Hawking to Rebut Alabama Atheists’ Flyers

Earlier this week, I covered the Auburn University-Montgomery Secular Student Alliance‘s vandalized flyers. Since then, there’s been some, ah… creative responses. “The odds against a universe like ours emerging of something like the big bang are enormous… I think clearly there are religious implications whenever you start to discuss the origins of the universe.” — [Read More…]

Announcing the Secular Coalitions for South Carolina and Pennsylvania!

A few months ago, Secular Coalition for America Executive Director Edwina Rogers embarked on an ambitious plan to launch affiliates in every state before the end of the year. We already have Secular Coalitions in Arizona, Alabama, and Colorado. Today, the SCA is adding two more states to their list: South Carolina and Pennsylvania! The [Read More…]

Can Anyone in Florida Help Me with Transportation…?

I’m attending the Humanists of Florida Association conference in Lakeland this weekend, and I have a slight problem I’m hoping a reader can help with. Because of my work schedule, I’m arriving at Orlando International Airport late Friday night and need to be back there late Sunday morning… it’s well outside the times the conference [Read More…]

International Humanist Group Denounces Blasphemy Laws to UN’s Human Rights Council

A representative from the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU), which has delegations at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva as an accredited NGO, spoke on Tuesday at a meeting of the UN’s Human Rights Council. IHEU rep Josephine Macintosh issued this statement — and “received a very warm reception” — denouncing [Read More…]

The Cool Hip Graphic Novel-y Truth for Youth Bible

TheAmazingAtheist has a blistering review of the Truth For Youth graphic novel Bible. I’m very tempted to order a copy now… (*So* not joking about that. You all know what to get me for Christmas now.) Before you watch the video, here’s a preview of the book: Amazing, right?! TJ’s review includes NSFW language. Enjoy! [Read more…]