Here We Go Again

I was notified by email from Atheists United in Los Angeles of the following incident: 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 citizens were offended by it. The billboard, paid for by [Read More...]

The Atheist Convention Conflict

Here is the list of atheist (and skeptic) conventions occurring in 2009: Convention Location Dates American Atheists Atlanta, GA 4/9-4/12 Center for Inquiry’s 12th World Congress Washington, D.C. 4/9-4/12 American Humanist Association Phoenix, Arizona 6/5-6/7 The Amaz!ng Meeting 7 Las Vegas, NV 7/9-7/12 Freedom From Religion Foundation Unknown Unknown Atheist Alliance International Unknown Unknown Secular [Read More...]

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...]