The Culture War Will Stop. After the Menorah.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s atheist plaque in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building has inspired so many other people to apply for their own private displays to be placed alongside the others, that state officials have put a moratorium on all further displays: The ban will remain in effect until the Department of General Administration [Read More...]

Watch Video of the Colbert Report

Just add that to your checklist of things to do for tomorrow. Tonight’s episode should be available early tomorrow. So far, he’s mentioned the Freedom From Religion Foundation (and video of Dan Barker) and American Atheists’ lawsuit against the state of Kentucky! Very exciting. And funny. [Read more...]

The Floodgates Have Opened

Now that the Freedom From Religion Foundation has put up an atheist plaque in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building, guess who else wants to join them? The emotional saga over religious displays at Washington’s state capitol grew even more bizarre today, as a controversial Kansas group requested permission to put up a sign titled “Santa [Read More...]

Not Happy With the Atheist Signs? Blame the Christians

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has been taking a lot of criticism recently for placing their pro-atheism signs next to Nativity scenes on public property. Bill O’Reilly is leading the charge. Sandhya Bathija of Americans United for Separation of Church and State makes an important point, though: The irony is that O’Reilly’s fury really should [Read More...]

The Atheist Sign Comes to Illinois

Looks like Springfield, Illinois may get a taste of what Olympia, Washington has been dealing with the past week. At the Illinois Capitol building today, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be putting up a red-and-green version of its infamous sign: Let’s be clear on this: FFRF isn’t doing this because they think atheists deserve [Read More...]