Get the Prayer Out of the UGA Graduation

The UGAtheists at the University of Georgia in Athens is still trying to stop sectarian prayers from being recited during graduation. The prayer makes several references to “God” but not “Jesus”… so says the university by way of justification. So that makes it ok, right? Stephen Joiner, the public relations chair for UGAtheists, is leading [Read More…]

I Will Not Be Silent with My Disdain…

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He Never Lost His Faith

The Root has been doing a marvelous job lately of giving voice to black atheists. In this article, Harvard professor Tommie Shelby talks about how he never “lost his faith”; he just flat-out rejected it: Though Harvard is often said to have ruined more good Negroes than bathtub gin, it was actually at Florida A&M [Read More…]

Atheist Billboards Go Up in Salt Lake City

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just put up four billboards (rather, two basic images in four locations) in Salt Lake City to mark the holiday season — it marks their first billboard campaign in Utah: FFRF has more than 17,000 nonreligious members nationwide, but its Utah membership, at 102 persons, is on the slim side. [Read More…]

Reddit Atheists Inch Closer to $200,000 Fundraising Goal for Doctors Without Borders

When that much money is raised by godless heathens, the media pays attention: (Reuters) – Atheist bloggers have shown their charitable side by swarming to donate money to Doctors Without Borders, in what turned into the humanitarian agency’s biggest online fundraiser. … Thousands more clicked through from the atheism sub-reddit, a site normally given over [Read More…]