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...]

10 Books About Atheism You’ll Want for Christmas

Yeah, you don’t technically celebrate Christmas, but that won’t stop you from asking for presents or buying something for yourself. Here’s are some of my recommendations for atheist books you’ll want this holiday season. (And by that, I mean I want them this holiday season.) Some of them have been around for a while, some [Read More...]

Do You Really Support Freedom of Speech?

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” (Attributed to, but not actually said by Voltaire) Richard Wade here. With all the recent controversy over billboards, I thought it might be a good time to reflect on our own attitudes toward freedom of speech. This [Read More...]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Sues City of Rancho Cucamonga

There was an atheist billboard that was recently taken down in the city of Rancho Cucamonga in California: At first, it was thought that city officials forced General Outdoor Advertising to take down the ad. Then city officials said they had nothing to do with it. Now, the Freedom From Religion Foundation says otherwise. They [Read More...]

Who Took Down the FFRF Billboard in Rancho Cucamonga?

Richard Wade recently mentioned the atheist billboard that was taken down near Los Angeles: One email that was circulating around about it went like this: On November 20, 2008, the city of Rancho Cucamonga pressured General Outdoor Advertising to remove a controversial billboard with the message “Imagine No Religion” on it because some of its [Read More...]