After Complaints, Henrico County Drops Invocation Prayer from Meetings

After 25 years of opening their Board of Supervisors’ meetings with a prayer — often a not-so-subtle Christian one — Henrico County (Virginia) officials have decided to stop promoting religion at their meetings before they get sued: The decision was reached Tuesday evening following a closed session to address a complaint the county received June [Read More...]

We Need Atheists To Oppose This City Council’s ‘Holiday Display Lottery’ Plan

Ellwood City (in Pennsylvania) thinks it has a perfect plan for how to handle holiday displays this year. They want to find a legal way to put a Nativity Scene in City Hall, so they’re proposing a “lottery” system. Local residents can apply — I’m sure they assume Christians will flood the system with applications [Read More...]

In a Town Full of Christians, Holding a ‘Lottery’ to Decide on a Holiday Display Isn’t Right

You would think officials from Ellwood City (in Pennsylvania) would have learned their lesson by now… Last year, they allowed a Nativity Scene — and nothing else — to be displayed in the Municipal Building. It was a clear endorsement of Christianity. When they started to see legal challenges come their way, they allowed other [Read More...]

FFRF’s Newest Billboard: Put Women’s Rights Over Bishops’ Wrongs

This is the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s newest billboard in St. Louis, Missouri. Following their previous full-page newspaper ads, the message encourages people to Quit the Church: “Most Americans are not Catholic, yet the Catholic Church wants our civil laws to bend to the will of one church,” noted FFRF Co-President Dan Barker. “The Catholic [Read More...]

Jesus’ Letter to Joseph

Who knew Jesus wrote a letter to Joseph?! You were a pretty good stepdad to me over the years so I think it is time I told you the truth — the truth about my father. As you know, you’re not my father. But what you don’t know, and what none of my followers know, [Read More...]


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