Atheists Suing Over Inauguration Will Get Their Day in Court

It looks like Michael Newdow‘s lawsuit — against prayer being used in the presidential inauguration — will be heard in federal court. … the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a hearing in Newdow v. Roberts. The hearing is scheduled for January 15, 2009. … “If we prevail at the January 15 [Read More...]

Monkey Jesus. No, Really.

Family Guy‘s Seth MacFarlane is clearly trying to court atheist fans with his latest cartoon short: Monkeys Talk About Religion. (I forwarded through the ad at the beginning.) It all makes sense now… [Read more...]

Common causes of atheism: Is there a cure?

*cue sarcasm* I had a great deal of fun on today. And, I learned a lot! I discovered that what I have, this “atheism,” actually has several causes. To my dismay, though, there doesn’t seem to be a cure. Let’s go through the list, shall we? The first noted cause is “Moral Depravity.” Although [Read More...]

Humanist Humor

Do Humanists have a sense of humor? Ron Lindsay, President and CEO of the Center for Inquiry, wants to hear your best jokes! The contest winner will receive a copy of Tom Flynn‘s The New Encyclopedia of Unbelief. There is a catch — to enter the contest, you must become a member of CFI. Other [Read More...]

The War on Festivus

The atheists have lost. It looks like Festivus is only getting bigger — it’s followers are going to steal our thunder as the propagators of the War on Christmas! Most importantly, we can’t compete using our current ways of doing business, says Jon Carroll of the San Francisco Chronicle: (Disappointingly, the atheist “display” [in Olympia, [Read More...]