In Georgia, a School Board President Faces Opposition Simply Because He Won’t Reveal His Religious Preference

A man named Leonard Presberg was recently elected to the Fayette County Board of Education (in Georgia). That was back in November. In January, he was named Chairman of the board. What are his views on education? You would think that’s the only point of concern for local residents… but at a school board meeting [Read More…]

Jessica Ahlquist Appears on CNN

Email conversation I had earlier today (slightly paraphrased): Random Guy: I was gonna donate to Jessica Ahlquist’s scholarship fund but my money said “In God We Trust” and I knew you wouldn’t like that, so forget it. Me: I didn’t know credit cards said “In God We Trust” on them. BOOYA! And then I did [Read More…]

If You’re Thinking of Visiting Orlando, Next Week Would Be a Good Time to Go

For those of you who want an appetizer to the Reason Rally on March 24th or for those of you who can’t go and want another chance to meet other atheists, the Center for Inquiry is hosting a conference in Orlando, Florida called “Moving Secularism Forward” next week (March 1st – 4th). The speakers are [Read More…]

I Guess Conservative Christians are Geminis

I think The Onion found out how to read the minds of all those Christians who pray before city council meetings or who demand that a prayer banner should stay up at a public school: (Thanks to Alan for the link!) [Read more…]

Atheist Group at Colgate University off to a Great Start

I’m always amazed when first-year college atheist groups manage to put together a popular event but Matthew Knowles and Thomas Wobby just began the Secular Association of Skeptical Students at Colgate University (in New York) and their Darwin Day celebration last week was a hit, getting them front-page coverage in their campus newspaper: Wobby and [Read More…]