How a High School Activist Fought School Prayer and Became an Atheist Along the Way

Earlier this year, students at Indiana’s Greenwood High School voted — VOTED — to have a graduation prayer. A judge told them they couldn’t vote on such things at a public school. School officials responded by saying they wouldn’t screen student speeches beforehand (*wink wink nudge nudge*). But one of the required speeches was from [Read More...]

If You Like Blunt Atheist Ads…

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has a couple billboards now up in Denver… And that’s the least controversial thing FFRF is announcing this week. They’re also putting a sign like this in the Mississippi State Capitol beginning on December 20th: At this season of the Winter Solstice, may reason prevail. There are no gods, no [Read More...]

Government Prayer Protesters Found Not Guilty in Hawaii

The latest battleground state in the church/state separation war is (surprisingly) Hawaii. On April 29th, 2010, Mitch Kahle of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church and Kevin Hughes protested an invocation prayer in the Hawaii State Legislature: When Senate President Colleen Hanabusa introduced a reverend to say the invocation, Mitch Kahle [Read More...]

The Largest Atheist Organization in America

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just announced that their membership is nearing 16,000 members, making them that largest atheist organization in the country (by a long shot): It’s an incredible number, so congratulations to them. How did FFRF grow so quickly when you consider they don’t really do social media, they don’t promote local affiliates [Read More...]

Cenk Uygur to Speak at the FFRF Convention

by Jesse Galef – I’m going to the Freedom From Religion Foundation convention is this weekend!  If you can’t join Hemant to go gallivanting off to the Rally to Restore Sanity in DC, come to Madison, WI with me! It should be an awesome time. Look at some of the lineup: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Linda [Read More...]


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