All This Anger because of Two Atheists?

Remember how the Secular Student Alliance was represented at a meeting of the White House’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships a couple weeks ago? The topic was Advancing Interfaith and Community Service on College and University Campuses. SSA’s Executive Director August Brunsman and Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein were there on behalf of the [Read More…]

Hey, Chicago Tribune, What Up With That?

Because I read the Chicago Tribune article about the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s latest bus ads online last night, I didn’t pay too much attention to the print version in today’s paper. When I checked it out earlier today, though, I noticed this at the end of the article, urging people to comment on the [Read More…]

Ask Richard: When Will I Stop Feeling Angry About My Religious Past?

Note: When letter writers sign with their first names instead of a pseudonym or nickname, I randomly change their name for added anonymity. Hello, Richard. I’m a female in my mid to late 20s, not exactly an atheist, but definitely losing my religion for a variety of reasons only some of which are mentioned here. [Read More…]

New FFRF Bus Ad in Chicago Causing Controversy

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has a new ad going up on 75 Chicago buses this month: “Obviously, there are many reasons to reject religion, most of them intellectual,” said Dan Barker, FFRF co-president. “But face it — one of the immediate benefits of quitting church, besides getting a 10 percent raise because you can [Read More…]

Hobby Lobby Owner to Build Bible Museum

Next time you shop at Hobby Lobby, realize that some of the money you spend is going toward the building of a National Bible Museum in Dallas. With a goal of establishing a national Bible museum of great depth and size, the evangelical Christian family behind the Hobby Lobby chain of craft stores has been [Read More…]