Richard Dawkins Introduces Eugenie Scott at 2012 AAA Conference

Over the weekend, I was in Denver for the Atheist Alliance of America conference and Eugenie Scott, the Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education, was awarded with the (well-deserved) 2012 Richard Dawkins Award. While her speech isn’t yet available online, Dawkins’ introduction is: Dawkins points out, kindly, that she’s too soft on [Read More…]

Christian Pastor: National Geographic? More Like National Pornographic!

Pastor Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Arizona doesn’t think there’s any difference between nudity and pornography. If there’s a naked body in sight, it must be for the purpose of titillation and we must keep it away from the children. His next target: National Geographic magazine. Or, as he refers [Read More…]

Victoria Jackson Is A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Human Being

Dear Seven-year-old Me, Don’t get older.  Because the people you thought were cool also get older and, invariably, crazier. Walker, Texas Ranger hates gay people. Mike Seaver hates science (and also gay people). And Victoria Jackson is not only certifiably insane but the worst kind of vicious.  You will never ride in a car with her [Read More…]

Atheist Billboards Go Up in Tallahassee, Florida

The Tallahassee Coalition of Reason in Florida just put up two billboards to reach out to atheists who may not know there are others like them in the area: The billboards will be up through the beginning of spring at a cost of $6,100: “The point of our ongoing nationwide awareness campaign is to reach [Read More…]

Black Atheists of America Get $10,000 Grant to Provide Science Equipment to Underfunded Schools

The Black Atheists of America are on a quest to provide science equipment to ten underfunded schools. It’s all part of a program they call Science Cubed: Our Science Cubed program is geared toward providing equal access to scientific education for all high school students. We donate supplies to schools in an attempt to improve [Read More…]