‘God Fixation Won’t Fix This Nation’ Billboards Go Up in Colorado

The presidential election is just under 200 days away and the Freedom From Religion Foundation is starting a billboard campaign aimed at preventing the “folly of theocracy”: That “God Fixation Won’t Fix This Nation” billboard is going up in Denver (twice) and Colorado Springs (once). In other words, not far from the headquarters of Focus [Read More...]

FFRF Offers $1500 Reward for Capture of Atheist-Sign Thieves

Regarding that atheist sign that was stolen in Streator, IL: The Freedom From Religion Foundation is offering a $1,500 reward “for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s).” Both the theft of the banner and vandalism to its supporting posts are classified as misdemeanors. Because FFRF’s nonreligious message was targeted, the act [Read More...]

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...]


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