Are Your Atheist Group Meetings Exciting?

Because when they’re not, even atheists don’t want to show up. Chris explains what would have to happen before he attended one: … I think perhaps if my wife was out of town, my friends all died, my cat had really bad diarrhea while all the electricity went out leaving my tv and computer useless… [Read More...]

How Many Atheists are in England’s Prisons?

The only study I’ve ever seen of atheists in jail is from 1997 and it shows that we make up only 0.2% of the U.S. prison population. Some more recent statistics about prisoners were just released in England. Religion Population No religion 26,626 Church of England 23,039 Roman Catholic 14,296 Muslim 9,795 Buddhist 1,737 Sikh [Read More...]

APA Says Gay-to-Straight Therapies Do Not Work

The American Psychological Association has stated what most of us have known for quite some time: your sexuality doesn’t change and gay-to-straight therapies are useless at best and harmful at worst. The American Psychological Association adopted a resolution Wednesday stating that mental health professionals should avoid telling clients that they can change their sexual orientation [Read More...]

What Did Christians See When They Joined the Atheists at the Creation Museum?

Among the 300+ group visiting the Creation Museum last week were Aaron Gardner and his wife. They are both evangelical Christians. Aaron says he wanted to answer the question: “What would it be like to be a Christian and a fly on the wall as a group of atheists peered at exhibits that attempted to [Read More...]

Iowa Governor Chet Culver Taken to Task for Offending Atheists

The Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers have been through a lot over the past week due to their bus ad: When it was taken down on account of being offensive, Governor Chet Culver decided to chime in: “I was disturbed personally by the advertisement and I can understand why other Iowans were also disturbed by the [Read More...]