Free Atheist Conference in the Bible Belt Taking Place This April

The Wichita Coalition of Reason is planning a free conference April 21st-22nd — call it a sequel to last year’s Rapture Day conference. They have some great speakers for the occasion, too. Even though it’s a free conference, it takes money to put it all together and Phil Ferguson is matching all money raised for [Read More…]

The Scholarship Fund Gets Media Attention

I’m dealing with a post-Speech Team hangover today now that the state tournament is over. Yesterday, after two days of competition, two of my kids were state runners-up in their respective events and another duo took third place (our team took 7th overall). It’s nothing to complain about, since those are still great accomplishments, but [Read More…]

Secular Student Alliance Gets $250,000 Matching Offer

This is game-changing news for the Secular Student Alliance: Secular Student Alliance supporters Jeff Hawkins and Janet Strauss are excited that the SSA is growing so rapidly. Jeff and Janet know that students are an essential demographic if we want a more secular world. That’s why they helped us in 2011 as we added 110 [Read More…]

Can Atheists Raise $1,000,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?

You all remember the debacle when Todd Stiefel (along with the Foundation Beyond Belief) wanted to help raise up to $500,000 for the American Cancer Society? In short, the ACS said they wanted nothing to do with atheist-tainted money. Alright, fine. If the ACS doesn’t want the money, there’s no shortage of important causes and [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief is Coming to Australia…

With nearly a quarter million dollars raised for secular causes over the past two years, the Foundation Beyond Belief is growing quickly — and we’re about to expand to another country altogether: The way our 501(c)(3) status works, we can only fund charities based in the United States (regardless of what they do). This is [Read More…]