Italian Atheists Ready to Fight for their Bus Ads

A couple months ago, Italian atheists were ready to purchase bus ads reading: “The bad news is that God does not exist. The good news is that you do not need him.” That slogan was deemed too offensive and advertising agencies turned the Union of Atheists, Agnostics and Rationalists (UAAR) down. UAAR decided to use [Read More…]

Christian Group Responds to Atheist Bus Ad… and They Want Money

Remember the atheist bus ad that was put up by the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association? Well, there’s now a Christian response ad to it — similar to the ones put up in Britain: It reads “There definitely is a God. So join the Christian Party and enjoy your life.” But what’s that writing underneath? [Read More…]

We Were Just Kidding!

Cartoonist Cam Cardow drew this political cartoon in The Ottawa Citizen: Heh. Cute riff on the atheist buses. A reader disagrees, however: I’m sure you can think of something to say about it; for myself, I’m too disgusted to comment. I’m not disgusted. I don’t think this is implying that atheists are about to believe [Read More…]

Help the Atheist Bus Campaign Happen in Ottawa, Canada

The campaign to get atheist buses in Ottawa, Canada came to a standstill when the ads were rejected. Apparently, it’s too offensive to say “There’s probably no god.” Meanwhile, ads featuring Bible verses are perfectly fine in Ottawa. However, reader Marlowe writes me with some positive news: The good news is that City Councillor Alex [Read More…]

Atheist, Humanist & Secular Student Societies Gets Press in London

The Secular Student Alliance is a group I’ve worked with for years. We help create, maintain, and support atheist student groups across the country. Every now and then we get requests from student groups in other countries who would like our help. We do what we can, but it’s tough to give them the support [Read More…]