Guess Where Newt Gingrich Premiered His Movie About America’s “Godly Heritage”?

It’s bad enough that the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. is engraving “In God We Trust” in a prominent place. (FFRF is suing, but they’ve had no success yet.) Guess how conservatives are celebrating? By premiering a movie in the building. The title: Rediscovering God in America II: Our Heritage, a documentary by Newt [Read More...]

A Pathetic Response to FFRF’s Memphis Challenge

Marilyn Loeffel of the Memphis Commercial Appeal doesn’t like the fact that the Freedom From Religion Foundation is trying to stop the Memphis City Council from opening sessions with prayer. And she uses her brilliant insight to tell us why FFRF is wrong: A group in Wisconsin is interfering with our lifestyle down here in [Read More...]

FFRF Warns Memphis City Council Not to Open Sessions with Christian Prayers

The Memphis (Tennessee) City Council allows a “Chaplain of the Day” to open sessions with prayer. They also give clergy a goodie bag. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter requesting the council to stop that practice, and a lawsuit is forthcoming if they don’t. You can read that letter along with some of [Read More...]

When Dan Met Annie Laurie

Dan Barker is the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, along with his wife Annie Laurie Gaylor. Even if you’ve read Dan’s book, the story of how he met Annie Laurie is unique and hilarious It involves an almost-lost letter and Oprah Winfrey: My favorite bit comes at the 5:20 mark (but it makes [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… San Francisco!

The Freedom From Religion Foundation will be putting their messages on 75 buses in San Francisco over the next month. In addition to the exterior ads, there will also be 200 interior bus signs. Considering the city already has relatively few believers, this almost seems like overkill. But you never know who may be helped [Read More...]