National Atheist Party Gets Press

I’m having a hard time getting behind the recently formed National Atheist Party. 1) The acronym isn’t all that exciting… 2) Atheists don’t believe in god. End of story. The National Atheist Party has a platform on issues that have nothing to do with that (at least on the surface): The party’s platform was decided [Read More...]

Which Republican Does God Love Most Today?

Michele Bachmann believes God is on her side today during the Iowa caucuses: “I think we’re going to surprise a lot of people,” said Bachmann, a Waterloo native and social conservative who is a U.S. representative from Minnesota. She serves on the House Intelligence Committee, which she thinks gives her an edge on national security [Read More...]

American Atheists Appeals Ruling Stating Kentucky’s Security is Unattainable Without God

Back in 2006, a Southern Baptist preacher who happens to sit in the Kentucky legislature introduced a law that would require the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security to declare in its training materials that security is unattainable without reliance on “Almighty God.” American Atheists filed a lawsuit, claiming that the law violated both the U.S. [Read More...]

Another Bold High Schooler Speaks Her Mind About Religion and Politics

High-schooler Elise Brown recently wrote this fantastic opinion piece for her community’s local paper regarding celebrating Christmas as an atheist and the importance of religious pluralism in our country. While it’s not online at the paper’s site, she reposted it here. I love this excerpt, a response to Rick Perry‘s “Stronger” ad: A statesman who [Read More...]

In Texas, Nativity Scenes Are Illegally Popping Up in Front of a Couple Courthouses

There’s a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn in Athens, Texas and the Freedom From Religion Foundation says 1) it must be taken down or 2) their own banner must be put up alongside it. Neither is acceptable to the locals — as if that matters — and last weekend, they staged a rally in [Read More...]


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