Atheists Donate $10,000 to Camp Quest NorthWest

It used to be that only the national atheist groups (or large donors) had the ability to do something as big as an advertising campaign or a matching donation… but now, local groups are showing they are just as capable of making big moves. After Camp Quest Northwest (in Washington state) raised $10,000 in 2011 [Read More…]

New York Times Editorial Supports Jessica Ahlquist

Today’s edition of the New York Times includes an editorial that defends Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit: The anger and hatred directed at Ms. Ahlquist — she was called “an evil little thing” on talk radio by a Cranston state representative — helps explain why the judge, responding to her brave lawsuit, did his duty under the [Read More…]

Jessica Ahlquist Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times‘ Abby Goodnough has a summary of Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit in Friday’s paper and Jessica comes out of it looking exactly like the hero she is. (Her opponents, not so much.) Atheists don’t always get positive coverage in the media, so it’s an encouraging sign, especially after everything Jessica’s been going through: [Read More…]

In Case You Needed a Reason to go to Denver…

The Freethought Film Festival Foundation is hosting a “Freethought Celebrity Charity Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament & Casino Night” on Wednesday, August 1st with all proceeds going to the Foundation Beyond Belief! There are seats for 135 players. And if anyone wants to buy me a plane ticket to Denver, I will gladly show you [Read More…]

Evil Little Shirts and Young Turks

The Young Turks (Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur) spent some time talking about the over-the-top responses from some Christians to the Jessica Ahlquist story: On a side note, the Providence Journal had a nice, short article about the “Evil Little Thing” t-shirts which are being sold in Jessica’s honor. All profits from sales will be [Read More…]