Young Atheists Are Going Up Against Christian City Commissioners in This Church/State Separation Battle

Guess what this is? That would be the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee) praying “in Jesus’ name” at a meeting. Last month, residents Tommy Coleman and Brandon Jones — both college students — filed a lawsuit against their county. They’ve been in court over this, getting cross examined and everything, to determine if they were [Read More…]

Scotland to Legalize Gay Marriage

A big congratulations goes to Scotland! If all legislation goes as planned, Scotland will be the first part of the United Kingdom to legalize same sex marriage! Yay! According to Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: We are committed to a Scotland that is fair and equal and that is why we intend to proceed with plans [Read More…]

Jesus and I Are Friends? (Part Two)

(Part One can be seen here.) [Read more…]

How the FFRF *Really* Operates

Dan Casey of The Roanoke Times wrote an article that is very entertaining if you take it sarcastically… and infuriating if you think he’s being serious. It’s a fictional account of what goes on behind-the-scenes at the Freedom From Religion Foundation: “Next we’ll hear from the atheist in charge of the Blue Ridge Mountains area. [Read More…]

Memo to GOP: Patriotism Isn’t Tied to One’s Religious Beliefs

A number of atheists groups (as well as religious ones) have sent a letter to five Republican members of Congress after they denigrated individuals and groups for their dubious or non-existent ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. We may not support government endorsement of religion but we also don’t believe a person’s faith should disqualify them [Read More…]