Activist Opportunity for Illinois Students

Are you a college student in Illinois? The Secular Student Alliance and the Freedom From Religion Foundation could use your help. As it turns out, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has decided to allow a Christian nativity scene to be displayed in the state capitol building. Since there can be no government endorsement of [Read More...]

Atheist Sign Lost and Found

***Update***: Annie Laurie Gaylor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote this to me in regards to the onslaught of publicity: … we’re still processing paypals, emails, new members and prospects. We’ll have many more over the weekend so we’re too busy to know [how many new people have become FFRF members] right now. I’ve [Read More...]

Bill O’Reilly’s War on Christmas and Keith Olbermann’s Rebuttal

A couple nights ago, Bill O’Reilly attacked the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s atheist display in the state of Washington. Last night, Keith Olbermann had an excellent rebuttal: Let’s be clear: There is no War. If the government gives space to one religious display, it must offer that space to everyone — plain and simple. I [Read More...]

Bill O’Reilly Can’t Deal with Atheist Sign in Washington

Shocker: Bill O’Reilly is pissed off that atheists had the gall to include themselves in a winter display at the state capitol building in Olympia, Washington. Atheists have just as much right to include themselves in a holiday display as any other religious group. The government cannot endorse any particular faith, so everyone gets a [Read More...]

Is This Atheist Sign Going to Help?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is putting a display of its own alongside religious symbols in the state Capitol building in Olympia, Washington: The foundation’s co-president, Dan Barker, said it was important for atheists to offer their viewpoint alongside the overtly religious Nativity scene and Christmas-style holiday tree. “Our members want equal time,” Barker said. [Read More...]