Two Priests Want Edward Tarte to Repent

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In a Minor League Baseball Promotion for Atheists, St. Paul Saints Will Become Mr. Paul Aints

Now this is how you do marketing. Forget billboards. The Minnesota Atheists and American Atheists are promoting their groups via a minor league baseball team, the St. Paul Saints: Our banners will hang in the stadium and we will rename the team the “Mr. Paul Aints.” The team will wear Mr. Paul Aints jerseys during [Read More…]

‘Atheist Chicks Are Easy,’ Says Conservative Talk-Show Host

There’s a Midwest Freethought Conference taking place in Omaha, Nebraska next month and conservative radio host Scott Voorhees wanted to talk about it on his show this week (MP3). (You can assume this won’t end well.) Among other things, Voorhees was mad that the University of Nebraska – Omaha was hosting the event — how [Read More…]

Confidence in Organized Religion at an All-Time Low, Says Gallup

How much confidence do you have in the church/organized religion? That’s the question Gallup recently asked people. Then they grouped together the people who had a “Great Deal” or “Quite a Lot” of confidence in the church. Even combined, the resulting trend has a beautiful downward slope: In 1973, “the church or organized religion” was [Read More…]

Vandals Tag South Carolina Church with Atheist Phrases… but We’re Going to Make Things Better

Sometime between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, a vandal (or maybe more than one of them) spray-painted the following messages on the property of Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Irmo, South Carolina: But that wasn’t enough. The vandal(s) came back Sunday night to graffiti this on the side of the building: I don’t know [Read More…]