Memo to FFRF: I Found a New Batch of Lawyers for You

I don’t know how this data was acquired other than saying it was a self-reported study, but since it got Jordan Lorence of the Alliance Defense Fund all worked up, it must be worth talking about. It turns out that, on the whole, atheists and agnostics make up the largest percentage of current Yale Law [Read More…]

Military Chaplain Leaves Off ‘So Help Me God’ from Atheist Soldier’s Oath

Justin Griffith, the Military Director for American Atheists and the guy behind next spring’s Rock Beyond Belief gathering, recently re-enlisted in the military. When he took his oath, the Christian chaplain overseeing the service respectfully left off “So help me god” It’s reminiscent of Megan Hurwitt godless pledge when she was inducted into the Texas [Read More…]

Atheist Student Asks Joe Biden About Tax Exemptions for Religious Clergy

Remember when President Obama gave an awful response when he was asked a question about taxpayer-funded faith-based religious discrimination? Now, Vice President Joe Biden is joining the Crappy Answer Club. He did a Q&A at the University of Pittsburgh yesterday and Cate Laskovics, president of the Secular Alliance group on campus, was there to ask [Read More…]

You Can’t Take the Job Because of *That*?

Peter, the Preacher’s Kid, is back and he’s talking about his parents’ divorce. Which reminds him of his parents’ marriage. Which reminds him of that one time his dad was trying to make ends meet… Flashback to fall ’94. My parents were young, realigning themselves as professionals after returning from years of missionary work in [Read More…]

Religious Schools May Stop Atheist Groups, but They Can’t Stop Atheist Students

Kimberly Winston of the Religion News Service shines an important spotlight on religiously-affiliated colleges who refuse to give recognition to campus atheist groups. Take, for example, the University of Dayton (in Ohio), a private Roman Catholic school: Late one night over pizza, University of Dayton students Branden King and Nick Haynes discovered neither of them [Read More…]


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