Another Student Not Standing for the Pledge

I am liking this trend. Roxanne Westover, a 17-year-old from Ohio, stopped standing for the Pledge of Allegiance after learning in her history class that she didn’t have to. “I’m an atheist, and I believe the pledge isn’t something toward our nation,” she said. “It’s more like a religious oath, and I believe that if [Read More...]

Collision Screening with Me in Chicago Tonight

Tonight, I’ll be appearing in a panel discussion about the movie Collision which documents a series of debates on the topic: Is Christianity Good for the World? It features Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, and evangelical theologian Doug Wilson. The event is being sponsored by me and The Painted Door, a Chicago [Read More...]

New “Don’t Label Me” Billboard Campaign in the UK

The groups that brought you the “classlc” atheist bus ads are back with a billboard message that is sure to spark some great discussions: Please don’t label me. Let me grow up and choose for myself. How awesome is that? It takes a page from Richard Dawkins‘ The God Delusion where he makes a similar [Read More...]

Skepticon II This Weekend

If you live within driving distance of Missouri State University (Springfield, Missouri) and you want to meet/listen to some of the biggest names in skepticism and atheism, consider attending Skepticon II this weekend! Just check out who they have there this weekend: Best of all: The event is free of charge. Here’s the weekend’s schedule. [Read More...]

Jesus Is Going to Jail

A Swedish man claiming to be the Son of God was sentenced to prison for a month for “unlawful driving,” after getting picked up by the cops four separate times without a license over the course of four months. On one occasion, the man also attempted to hide his expired registration tabs by fashioning false [Read More...]