Help Put a Pro-Atheist Message on British Buses

A couple months ago, blogger Jon Worth tried securing pledges to put a pro-atheist ad on UK buses (fourth story down). 877 people offered to donate, but it wasn’t enough to purchase the advertising. The campaign was temporarily halted. However, today, it’s back up and running and much stronger than before. With your support, we [Read More...]

How Much Money Does the Religious Right Take In?

I received an email from Americans United for Separation of Church and State with the following banner image indicating how much money the following Christian Right organizations take in annually (click for larger version): Most atheist organizations wouldn’t appear on this list. Only a couple would crack the very bottom of it. We have a [Read More...]

Book Review: Godless by Dan Barker

I just finished Dan Barker‘s excellent book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. Dan is the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and the author of Losing Faith in Faith. Much of that book is reprised in this more updated version. But if you haven’t read the older book, [Read More...]

Quick Updates

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the president and many others over making the National Day of Prayer a federal holiday. Here is the actual complaint (PDF). The national proclamation issued this year asked God’s blessings on our country and called for Americans to observe the day with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities. Wisconsin [Read More...]

Words From a Former Fundamentalist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, used to be a fundamentalist evangelical preacher. He writes all about it in his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. In the latest Secular Student Alliance newsletter, he explains the mindset of a fundamentalist: It would be your lucky [Read More...]


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