Baptismal Flushing

If all baptisms were like this, maybe I’d consider going to one… the religious would enjoy the baptism. I would enjoy the flushing of an infant. Everyone would leave happy. The cartoon is Freethunk! by Jeff Swenson. (via Humanist Network News) [Read more...]

Chicago Atheist Billboard Protested by Satirical Comedy Group

The Chicago Coalition of Reason billboard hasn’t evoked the same outrage as similar billboards have done in other areas. But that didn’t stop members of the (comedy group) Best* Church of God from protesting the sign! The pics, courtesy of, are part of an article about the billboard by Nancy Duke. I like the [Read More...]

Cincinnati Coalition of Reason Billboard Taken Down (and Put Back Up) After Threat

Two days ago, the Cincinnati Coalition of Reason billboard went up: Wait… what’s that? A crane? Yep. They took it down this morning. Around 2:00 PM yesterday, the United Coalition of Reason, which paid $3,875.00 for a one-month run of the billboard, was contacted byLamar Advertising of Cincinnati. Lamar reported that the landowner of the [Read More...]

Alabama Atheists and Agnostics Get Publicity for Chalking Incident

Last month, the Alabama Atheists and Agnostics group chalked their university with info about upcoming meetings… only to have it all erased by some unknown culprits. They re-chalked. It got re-erased. This cycle and the reaction to it earned the group lots of great publicity. And now, they’re able to spread their message to a [Read More...]

Why a 10-Year-Old Boy Has My Respect

***Update***: Join the “Will Phillips – you are awesome!” Facebook group! … I have a new hero. His name is Will Phillips and he’s 10. Part of the reason I like him is because he doesn’t stand up during the Pledge of Allegiance. It has nothing to do with the “Under God” phrase, though. Listen [Read More...]