Florida’s Jesus License Plates

This isn’t even subtle: This image was snuck through the Florida Senate: Religious specialty plates offered by Sen. Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, and Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando, made it onto a bill Friday even though many members had not seen images of those plates and none was produced for the debate. Siplin didn’t mince words when [Read More...]

Atheists Are More Popular Than…?

We may still be unelectable, but at least today, we are more popular than swine flu: Thanks, New York Times readers! [Read more...]

Atheists Do Not “Target UK schools”

I posted yesterday about The National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS) and how they were having a recruitment drive this summer to begin campus atheist groups. The Sunday Telegraph (UK) article about the group contained a number of inaccuracies — let’s clear this up. Here’s what Jonathan Wynne-Jones wrote in his [Read More...]

New York Times Reports on the National Atheism Explosion

The New York Times is reporting it this morning: “More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops.” We are making more progress in getting our message out than ever before. There are several wonderful anecdotes in reporter Laurie Goodstein‘s article. One is about the reaction to an atheist billboard in South Carolina: Two months after the [Read More...]

Is This Christian Chaplain Issuing a Death Threat?

Gordon James Klingenschmitt is a former Navy chaplain who is using his uniform and title (illegally) on his website, Pray In Jesus Name. It gives the false impression he’s still in his Navy role. Barry Lynn (of Americans United for Separation of Church and State) and Mikey Weinstein (of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation) sent [Read More...]