Describe an Atheist in 1 or 2 Words

Earlier this week, this clue appeared in the LA Times‘ crossword puzzle: Well, it is A Week, after all… but is “nonbeliever” really the best clue the writers could think of? Your job: Find a 1 or 2-word clue that would lead to the word “atheist”! (Thanks to Ken for the link!) [Read more…]

Nostalgia: Images from the 2002 Godless Americans March on Washington

In anticipation of the Reason Rally this weekend, Scott Romanowski got around to posting his images from the 2002 Godless Americans March on Washington online — it’s like the Big Picture: Atheist Edition! Here’s just a sampling of what he saw that day: You can check out the rest of the pictures here. [Read more…]

We Should’ve Invited Miley Cyrus to the Reason Rally…

Remember when singer Miley Cyrus tweeted a quotation from Lawrence Krauss (“… forget Jesus. The stars died so that you could be here today”) and faced the wrath of many of her Christian fans? Today, she retweeted a Kelly Osbourne quotation about religion…: “Religion. It`s given people hope in a world torn apart by religion. [Read More…]

FFRF Will Air a Church/State Separation TV Ad on CBS This Weekend

Barring any schedule changes or bumps, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be airing the following ad featuring John F. Kennedy‘s famous line about church/state separation during Sunday’s “CBS Sunday Morning” as well as Monday’s “CBS Evening News.” It’s set to air nationwide, and if you don’t see it this Sunday, it’ll air the following [Read More…]

Adieu to the Pew

Michael O’Loughlin is a Catholic, but he understands why so many people are walking away from the Church: To those whose lives fit snugly within the constructs the church accepts, this ultimatum [“adjust your beliefs, join our tribe, and all will be well”] might be easy enough to embrace. But in a society where those [Read More…]