Iowa Governor Chet Culver Taken to Task for Offending Atheists

The Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers have been through a lot over the past week due to their bus ad: When it was taken down on account of being offensive, Governor Chet Culver decided to chime in: “I was disturbed personally by the advertisement and I can understand why other Iowans were also disturbed by the [Read More...]


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There’s Probably No Cod

***Update***: Picture is here: (Thanks to GreyTheory for the link) … I haven’t come across a picture of it yet, but this is entertaining. Greenpeace has put a billboard up in Halifax and Ottawa in Canada. It reads: “There’s probably no cod. Now let’s stop overfishing & think of the future.” Nice spoof of the [Read More...]


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Support for the Iowa Atheist Bus Campaign

The Iowa atheist bus ad will be going back up later this week. (Woo!) Not surprising (to me, anyway), the Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers have a *lot* of people on their side. Check out the emails they received after all the publicity — some against them and many more for them. Even better is this [Read More...]


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Iowa Atheist Bus Ads To Go Back Up!

I’m at the Secular Student Alliance conference right now, and I have no real Internet access (thanks, iPhone!), but I did want to mention this: The atheist bus ads will go back up in Iowa! It’ll be the original version, so kudos to the Iowans for not budging on that: “By honoring the freedoms protected [Read More...]


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Iowa Atheist Ad to Be Put Back on Buses?

Well, that was a quick turnaround. First, this Iowa atheist ad went up on 20 buses in Des Moines: A couple days ago, we found out the ad would be taken down. The reason? Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) advertising director Kirstin Baer-Harding wasn’t sure. She said that the ads never should’ve been [Read More...]


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