Barrage of Christian Love for Atheist Suing Kentucky

Edwin Kagin, the Legal Director for American Atheists, is rightfully leading the charge against the state of Kentucky (PDF) for saying that praising God is the first duty of the Homeland Security Office. (I still support the lawsuit despite the shaky reasons given for filing it.) And the Christians are letting him have it. I [Read More...]

Closeted Atheist Comes Out to His Christian Wife

I shared a story last week of a person currently working at a Christian university. He was religious when he was hired (and even signed a “faith statement”) but he has since realized he doesn’t believe in God. He obviously can’t tell anyone at work about his atheism out of fear of losing his job. [Read More...]

American Atheists Spokesperson Has a Rough Time Explaining Kentucky Lawsuit

What I feared has come to pass. Americans Atheists filed a lawsuit (PDF) against the state of Kentucky because the state’s office of “Homeland Security is ordered to publicize God’s benevolent protection in its reports” — essentially, God is the first priority for those protecting us from terrorists. It’s a blatant violation of separation of [Read More...]

Bill O’Reilly’s War on Christmas and Keith Olbermann’s Rebuttal

A couple nights ago, Bill O’Reilly attacked the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s atheist display in the state of Washington. Last night, Keith Olbermann had an excellent rebuttal: Let’s be clear: There is no War. If the government gives space to one religious display, it must offer that space to everyone — plain and simple. I [Read More...]

Religion and Freethinkers on Postage Stamps

For those fans of philately out there, Joe Zamecki of American Atheists has put together a video featuring stamps endorsing religion — along with some which feature famous freethinkers. There’s a nice clip of Madalyn Murray O’Hair in there as well: Somehow, none of these made the list. [Read more...]