Atheist Billboard in Portland Vandalized

Last month, the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up a series of billboards in Portland, Oregon reading, “This is what an atheist looks like.” [Read more...]

Illinois Mayor Angry That a Cross on Public Property Will Be Taken Down

This is unbelievable. Mayor Patrick Kitching of Alsip, Illinois intended to have a 19-foot-high cross erected on the village water tower. Why? Because Alsip loves Jesus (and hates Jews, Muslims, Hindus, atheists, and everyone else who lives in their village). They’ve been doing this for 35 years so the mayor thinks the law doesn’t apply to them because, you know, “tradition.” [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly: ‘Do the Atheists in Wisconsin Realize They’re Going To Hell?’

FOX News Channel pundit Bill O’Reilly is super good at refusing to look reality in its beady little eyes.  We all know about his famous misunderstanding of how tides work, as it resulted in some delightful memes.  The man has become a caricature of a caricature of himself.

And I’m sorry to break any readers’ hearts around here, but he isn’t exactly the biggest fan of us atheists. [Read more...]

FFRF Sues the IRS for Not Going After Politically-Active Churches

We’ve known for a while now that when churches make political statements from the pulpit — like on “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” — the IRS hasn’t been pursuing them for violations of their tax-exempt status as they should be.

The reason? Because no one at the IRS is in charge of the issue.

Now, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the IRS (PDF) for not doing their job. (How’s that for payback?) [Read more...]

LeFlore County Commissioners in Oklahoma Doubt Anyone Will Care About Their Ten Commandments Monument

The LeFlore County commissioners in Oklahoma want to get sued.

It wouldn’t be a surprise to them, either — they know what they’re doing is wrong but they’re hoping that, since no one’s complained yet, we’ll all be silent in the future, too.

The whole controversy involves a Ten Commandments monument that the commissioners want to place on the courthouse property: [Read more...]


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