Moment of Silence and Prayer Back in Play in Illinois

The last time I wrote about this subject was a year-and-a-half ago and I thought I was done… Here’s what I wrote about the Mandatory Moment of Silence back then: Last year, Illinois passed a Mandatory Moment of Silence and Prayer Act. After being sued, it was changed [to] a Voluntary Moment of Silence bill. [Read More…]

Meet Your Neighborhood Atheists

This may be the best atheist ad campaign yet. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is putting up 13 king-size bus ads and one billboard in Madison, WI where their headquarters are located. (I count 14 in the set, though, and I’m not sure where the discrepancy is.) The campaign is supposedly going to extend across [Read More…]

A Christian/Atheist Dialogue in Michigan

Reader Hilary had seen some of my postings about atheist/Christian dialogues and decided she wanted to do something like it: I contacted a Christian friend from work, sent him the link to your dialogue, and asked if he could help me set up something like this in our area. He liked the idea and talked [Read More…]

Godless Wine

Well, I’ll be damned. They made a wine just for atheists: (Thanks to Doug for the images!) [Read more…]

Mmm… Baby Peanut

Someone buy me this. (The baby comes included, right?) If you’re dressing up an infant in some ridiculously cute costume this Halloween and you don’t send me the pictures, I’m coming after you. (Thanks to Randall for the link!) [Read more…]