Jessica Ahlquist Tells Her Side of the Story

Jessica Ahlquist is a high school sophomore and the lead plaintiff in the Rhode Island ACLU’s lawsuit against the city of Cranston. Her high school is the one that has a School Prayer banner that officials don’t think is religious in nature… Jessica just started writing a blog of her own and her first post [Read More...]

What Happened at Damon Fowler’s Graduation?

If you need background on the story, go here. Damon Fowler had his graduation last night. The program listed a “Moment of Silence” as part of the festivities, but this is what actually happened: You can tell from the audience reaction that this has very little to do with a Christian sincere to “thank god” [Read More...]

You All Amaze Me…

I made a post about Damon Fowler last night and set up a ChipIn widget where you can contribute toward a scholarship for him — just one way to show how much we appreciate him standing up for church/state separation. I’ve been gone most of the day, but when I looked tonight, I saw you [Read More...]

This District Is About to Get Sued…

Here’s another high school atheist you’ll want to keep on your radar: Damon Fowler. I’m catching up on his whole story, so to help me out (and maybe to help you out), I’m just writing up the bulletpoint version of what went down. Damon, a senior, knew that prayers would be said during the graduation [Read More...]

What Would You Want Young Atheists to Know?

Some of the students at my high school are planning to start a Secular Student Alliance group next year (Their idea, not mine, though I’m honored to be their sponsor). We met yesterday to talk about what they’d like to do with such a group, what goals they have, etc. Among other things, they said [Read More...]


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