Alexander Aan, Under Attack for Blasphemy, Suddenly Converts to Islam

We haven’t heard much from Alexander Aan since he “blasphemed” on a Facebook group for the Minang Atheists and stated that God didn’t exist. The authorities in Indonesia took him into custody and he faces up to five years in prison for speaking the truth. Several groups have tried to step up in his defense, [Read More…]

An Inoffensive Atheist Ad Could Appear on Pennsylvania Buses

Richard Wade must be on to something. After posting about the potential reactions to inoffensive atheist billboards, people are starting to run with the idea. When Justin Vacula recently saw “God Bless America” scrolling across the outside buses in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, he didn’t just want to complain. He wanted to respond to that message [Read More…]

Women for Rick Santorum

Remember how Rick Santorum said that a pregnancy resulting from rape is a “gift from god”? This new video is a perfect response I loved the line, “Don’t look a rape-horse in the mouth.” (via Christian Nightmares) [Read more…]

Ask Richard: Do I Really Need To Be An Atheist?

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I have a complicated issue and I was hoping that you could offer some insight so I can make an informed decision. I am an “on-the-fence” atheist, but I don’t want to be atheist. I turned towards atheism several months ago, but before [Read More…]

Real Men Don’t Need the Bible to Grow Up

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about the man-baby boom. And when I write man-baby, I’m pretty sure you know who I’m talking about. You’ve seen ’em in movies like “The Hangover,” “Knocked Up” and “Hall Pass.” You probably know some personally, actually — ones that can’t seem to hold a job, ones that [Read More…]