Enlighten Me on Health Care Reform?

I’ve been following the health-care debate as best I can… but a lot of the information I’ve come across is either too broad or too irrelevant or even contradictory. I really want to support a public plan — I know something needs to change and it sickens me that so many people don’t have any [Read More...]

Fort Wayne Atheists Featured in Newspaper

There’s a nice article about atheists in the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal Gazette by Rosa Salter Rodriguez. Not surprisingly, it features FreeThought Fort Wayne: For several months, [Joel] Klinepeter says, he thought he was alone in the universe, let alone Fort Wayne. Raised in an evangelical Christian home headed by a father who was an [Read More...]

Nigerian Atheist Beaten Up By Witchcraft Believers at Conference

Leo Igwe is a Humanist and Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Humanist Movement. He recently returned from a conference run by the British Humanist Association, having also given an interview about superstition in his country to the BBC. He was ready to attend a conference he helped organize on “Child Rights and Witchcraft.” The conference [Read More...]

An Atheist Responds to a Christian’s Questions

It’s rare I read an interview where every question is interesting and the responses are even better. Internetmonk interviewed atheist Valerie Tarico and the exchange is great reading for both religious and non-religious people. Specifically, the interview is aimed at evangelical Christians. Internetmonk lays out why that is: 1. Evangelicals are constantly mischaracterizing non-theists. We [Read More...]

Rev. Stoltzfoos Delivers Christian Invocation in Pennsylvania Senate

Last week, Rev. Gerry Stoltzfoos was invited to deliver an invocation address to the Pennsylvania state House. When he found out he could not say “In Jesus’ name, Amen” at the end, he decided not to accept the invitation. He said he “had carefully crafted the prayer not to be offensive in any way.” Of [Read More...]