FFRF’s Latest Billboard Praises Darwin

It promotes Darwin instead of Dogma: Cute… but the “Praise Darwin” bit is just feeding into the stereotype that atheists treat Darwin as some infallible God. (I’m sure they know that and they did it on purpose.) The billboard was be making the rounds in Madison, Wisconsin… before it heads to (wait for it) Dayton, [Read More...]

Dan Barker Tours DC/Virginia

Dan Barker, co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, will be speaking to college and local groups in the Washington, D.C. and Virginia area next week! He’ll be speaking about his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, why we need separation of church and state, and religious displays on [Read More...]

Mr. President, Rebuild That Wall!

One of several atheism-related stories you’ll be hearing about on Inauguration Day may be the following quarter-page ad by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which will run in the January 20th edition of the Washington Post: Says FFRF: The ad will further urge the new president to “Dismantle Bush’s disastrous ‘faith-based initiative’ ” and “Restore [Read More...]

Barack Obama Should Not Become Honorary President of the Boy Scouts of America

Traditionally, the Boy Scouts of America ask the President of the United States to accept a role as the Honorary President of the organization. Every president since William Taft has accepted this title. The presidents have accepted this role despite the fact that the Boy Scouts actively discriminate against gays and atheists. If you call [Read More...]

Atheists Sue Over the Inauguration

***Update***: The lawsuit in question has undergone some revisions (including new plaintiffs). A few changes have been made since my original posting. You can read further commentary on this lawsuit at Daily Kos here and here. … Atheist Michael Newdow (of “Under God” fame) and several other atheists are suing government officials over the injection [Read More...]