Discussing the Reason Rally and Atheism on NPR

In case you missed it, there was a *fantastic* discussion about atheism in America and the Reason Rally on “On Point with Tom Ashbrook” today. The audio is now available. Kimberly Winston, the reporter for the atheism beat at Religion News Service, knocked it out of the park with the facts about who showed up [Read More…]

Carroll County, Maryland Employees ‘Urged’ to Attend Religious Training

The board of Carroll County, Maryland, has created a very ironic situation. County employees have been “urged” to attend a training course centered on the Maryland Constitution. Legally, they’re doing fine to this point. The irony comes from who is presenting the course: The Institute on the Constitution. They champion what it calls the “American [Read More…]

The Funniest Thing You’ll See a Christian Do All Day…

Jonathan McLatchie, a man who believes the Bible is 100% true, has an article at the Cross Examined blog in which he details the problems with the Koran… In this article, I am going to focus specifically on the historical accuracy of the Qur’an. As we shall see, the claim that the Qur’an is historically [Read More…]

A Massive Reason Rally Recap (with Videos and Behind-the-Scenes Pictures)

As someone on Facebook said, it was cold and rainy outside, but there was warmth all around at the Reason Rally. Here are some random thoughts about the event along with pictures and video: The grounds, the day before the event began: Did you see these pre-Rally articles about Nate Phelps and Dave Silverman? The [Read More…]

The Atheist Panelist Shows Them Up Every Week

The Ottawa Citizen runs a feature each weekend called “Ask the Religion Experts” where they invite representatives from different faith — and no faith — backgrounds to comment on a general religion-related question. (So, in other words, there’s one expert…) The online version isn’t formatted well, but it’s a good use of a religion section. [Read More…]