State Senator Ernie Chambers Resumes Lawsuit Against God

Back in September, Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers (one of the few openly atheistic elected officials in America) was in the news because he was suing God: Why was he doing this? To show (in his words) “that anyone can sue anyone including God. It’s an object lesson too. It demonstrates that the mere filing [Read More...]

My Favorite Atheist Banner

Ashley Paramore holds up a banner for the Omnipresent Atheists group in Columbus, Ohio: Any banner with Crocoduck action must be, by definition, awesome. [Read more...]

Free Membership to the American Humanist Association!

If you’re not already a member of the American Humanist Association, here’s something you definitely want to take advantage of. The AHA is now offering web-only free membership: Online-Only members receive exclusive access to the Humanist Online and Free Mind Online (coming soon), in addition to up-to-the-minute news on AHA activities and programs. The process [Read More...]

A Former Jehovah’s Witness Speaks Out

Sarah Braasch, a summer legal intern for the Freedom From Religion Foundation, recently wrote about her experience leaving her faith — she used to be a Jehovah’s Witness. Thankfully, she’s not anymore. This is really a disturbing story: I lived in a constant state of terror as a child. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that Satan the [Read More...]

Not Religious Anymore but Guilty About Her Sexuality

From a reader raised as a liberal Catholic comes this lengthy, but heartbreaking, email. It’s been slightly edited from its original version. If you have experienced anything like this or know someone who has, please leave a comment and help her out! I recently came out of the closet as bisexual (yes, I’m sure)… Religion [Read More...]