Stephen Colbert on Atheism

I’m almost done with Stephen Colbert‘s hilarious new book I Am America (And So Can You!). What does Stephen have to say about atheists? Card-carrying members of BS [Big Secularism] have snaked their way into every branch of the federal government, except for the judicial and executive. Did you know that in the House of [Read More...]

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

I got emails today from the Freedom From Religion Foundation and American Atheists. For what it’s worth, I’m a due-paying member of both organizations. I support them both and will most likely continue to do so in the future. But I think the emails illustrate where the groups are today and which one is going [Read More...]

“Atheism Has No Redeeming Social Value”

Dr. Roger Olson, a professor of theology at Baylor University, attacks atheism (but not atheists) in an opinion piece for The Lariat newspaper: We have to recognize atheists’ full freedom to believe God does not exist, but we don’t have to embrace atheism as a social good. In fact, I would argue that atheism has [Read More...]

ACLU Helps a Christian (Again)

If you ever wanted to disprove the myth that the American Civil Liberties Union only helps non-religious people, this story is a great one: Capt. Peter Brown — who served in Iraq for more than a year and was a graduate of the elite U.S. military academy West Point — said in a statement issued [Read More...]

Atheist Shooter?

Last week, there was a shooting at a Cleveland high school. Columnist Mitch Albom wrote about the killer and described him this way: The shooter, a 14-year-old named Asa Coon, reportedly was into Goth music and dress, claimed to be an atheist and worshipped shock rock singer Marilyn Manson. He wore a Manson T-shirt the [Read More...]