Freethinkers Respond to Ignorance About Humanist Chaplains

A few weeks ago, I mentioned an op-ed piece in which people at Tufts University declared their desire for their own Humanist Chaplain. The Primary Source, a conservative magazine on campus, has pushed back and mischaracterized the position. Thankfully, Stephen Goemen and David Johnson of the Tufts Freethought Society are there to respond: … Do [Read More...]


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A Couple Victories for the Church/State Separation Crowd

Some good news on the church/state separation front: Soddy-Daisy High School in Tennessee will stop broadcasting Christian prayers during football games and graduation ceremonies. You would think the administrators and school board members would know better than to break the law, but when you hear their responses to the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s legal victory, [Read More...]


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When Christians Get Bullied By Gays…

Mike Adams at Townhall.com wrote one of the worst pieces you will ever read regarding the Christian response to the recent suicides in the GLBT community. He refers to eight different incidents, including the following: Graham was a freshman at a university in North Carolina. He was taking a class in the political science department [Read More...]


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Science and Faith in the Black Community

Howard University recently hosted a panel of atheists to discuss the topic of “Science and Faith in the Black Community” — certainly a topic that needs far more attention that it has received in the past. The event was sponsored by the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and the panelists included Richard Dawkins, [Read More...]


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Ask Richard: Looking for Role Models, Mentors and Heroes

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I really appreciate you taking the time to answer these kinds of questions for people, it’s awesome to have this kind of resource. You’re kind of a mentor/role model figure who is accessible to a lot of people in the context of atheism, [Read More...]


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