A Few Reactions to the National Day of Prayer

Here’s a misleading headline for you, courtesy of Christianity Today: They’re referring to the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s case against the National Day of Prayer — last month, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals said that FFRF lacked standing in the case, thus allowing the NDOP to proceed with government support and presidential proclamations. [Read More...]

Make Your Own Atheist Billboard!

A lot of readers have loved the recent atheist billboards from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. This is just one example of the ones currently up in Raleigh, North Carolina: Now, the FFRf is giving you a chance to make your own with any phrase you’d like to use: All you have to do is [Read More...]

Appeals Court Rules Against FFRF in National Day of Prayer Case

You knew it was too good to last. Last year, the Freedom From Religion Foundation won a lawsuit which declared the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional. It was the correct decision, but a surprising one, nonetheless. U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb wrote in her decision: … the government has taken sides on a matter that [Read More...]

A New DeBaptismal Certificate

If you’re wondering what to get your atheist friend for her next birthday (or whatever), here’s an idea: the Freedom From Religion Foundation is now offering fancy, frameable, embossed DeBaptismal certificates! The certificate reads: “I, having been subjected to a Christian baptism before reaching an age of consent, or having submitted to baptism before embracing [Read More...]

The Purpose-Driven Atheist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and author of Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, is one of the few notable atheists who actually lived his life under the spell of religion. He knows first-hand what it’s like to come out as an atheist and lose [Read More...]