Atheist Billboards Go Up in Idaho

The Treasure Valley Coalition of Reason in Idaho just put up two billboards reaching out to atheists in the Boise and Nampa areas: The billboards, which cost $5,300, were paid for by the United Coalition of Reason. They’ll be up until July 29th. “The point of our ongoing nationwide awareness campaign is to reach out [Read More…]

‘Atheism is Patriotic’ Banner Will Fly Over New York City Tomorrow Night

Last year, when American Atheists paid for flyover banners across the country on Independence Day, some pilots refused to fly planes with the evil, scary message “Atheism Is Patriotic – atheists.org.” This year, that doesn’t seem to be a problem, and the banner will fly over New York City: Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director, stated, [Read More…]

12-Year-Old Boy Burns Cross Into His Back (Graphic Image in Post)

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an unnamed boy participated in what is evidently a growing trend among young people called the “Salt and Ice Challenge.” It has apparently become so wide-spread that officials at a Philadelphia middle school sent out notices to parents warning them about the activity. Here’s how it works: Participants wet their skin, cover it with table salt, and [Read More…]

Congrats to Teresa MacBain!

Former pastor Teresa MacBain has been hired as the Public Relations Director for American Atheists! MacBain formerly served as the Executive Director of The Clergy Project and as a pastor and educator in the religious non-profit sector. American Atheists president David Silverman says: It is an honor to have Teresa on our team. Since coming [Read More…]

I Could Use Some Input on the New Book…

I’m about halfway through writing the book about high school atheism, and I would love to get your input on a couple of things… First, I should mention that the audience isn’t only young atheists; it’s anyone who supports them or wants to know about that particular demographic. So that means talking about who they [Read More…]