Atheist Sign in Streator, Illinois Has Been Stolen

I can’t confirm this yet, but commenter Hizakigp says the sign put up in Streator, Illinois yesterday by the Freedom From Religion Foundation has already been stolen. The posts it rested on are “bent badly.” The sign in question is the yellow one in the background of the picture below: The backstory is here. Updates [Read More...]

In Response to City’s Jesus Display, FFRF Counters with ‘Jesus is a Myth’ Banner

For five years now, city officials in Streator, Illinois have allowed a sign to go up in a local park reading, “Jesus died for your sins”: Last month, they also allowed the erection of three Christian crosses: This is the same park that hosted a nativity scene this past winter, by the way. Eyebrows went [Read More...]

FFRF Sues Over ‘Year of the Bible’ Resolution

In response to Pennsylvania legislators declaring 2012 the “Year of the Bible,” FFRF is filing a federal lawsuit (PDF) against state officials… … and they’re doing it with a record number of plaintiffs: The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. FFRF names as defendants State Rep. Rick [Read More...]

FFRF Will Air a Church/State Separation TV Ad on CBS This Weekend

Barring any schedule changes or bumps, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be airing the following ad featuring John F. Kennedy‘s famous line about church/state separation during Sunday’s “CBS Sunday Morning” as well as Monday’s “CBS Evening News.” It’s set to air nationwide, and if you don’t see it this Sunday, it’ll air the following [Read More...]

Cost to Spread Hate at a Public School? $2,000

***Update***: The principal of the high school has resigned in the wake of this scandal: Dunkerton Superintendent Jim Stanton informed the Waterloo-Ceder Falls Courier about the resignation. [Principal Mike] Cooper will remain on the job until the end of the school year. Cooper has not been willing to issue any statements. … A Christian group [Read More...]


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