Chasing Out the Jews

Washington State Senator Jim Dunn (R) — a Christian — made this appalling comment yesterday: “It is time to chase out all the Jews and evildoers,” Dunn said. There has been no backlash. Oh wait. My bad. He wasn’t talking about Jews… “It is time to chase out of the house of God all the [Read More...]

FFRF To Put Up Atheist Sign in Illinois

Regarding the possible FFRF display in Illinois, this message comes from the Secular Student Alliance campus organizer Lyz Liddell: We have gotten permission to put up the Freedom From Religion Foundation display in Springfield, IL, starting … Monday! Yep, that’s right, the 8th, the first day after this weekend! So here’s our game plan for [Read More...]

Seattle Atheists Condemn Atheist Plaque in Washington

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has this sign up in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building: First, a quick update: the nativity scene and atheist sign are now joined by other displays: Someone applied to put up a “Festivus” pole in honor of the invented holiday featured in the 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld.” Another person wants to [Read More...]

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...]