Congressman Jared Polis Gives a Brief Shoutout to Nonbelievers at DNC

After introducing himself by saying, “I’m Jewish, I’m gay… but first and foremost… I’m an American,” Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) spoke at the Democratic National Convention earlier tonight and gave a shout-out to “nonbelievers”: … Ladies and gentlemen, now is our chance to tell the dividers, “No.” To tell the special interests and cynical Washington [Read More...]

Reality Check: There Will Be No Holy Caliphate in Tennessee

As we all know, Muslims everywhere are on a mission to take over the entire world. They are relentless, merciless, and show a total disregard for the rights of Christians to make openly racists remarks at their expense. It seems the latest battle lines have been drawn in Tennessee — soon to be (cue sarcasm) [Read More...]

Antrim Township Supervisors Begin Meeting with Christian Prayer

Last week, I posted about the Greencastle-Antrim School District (in Pennsylvania) and how the school board began its meetings with The Lord’s Prayer. Ernest Perce V, the Pennsylvania State Director of American Atheists, and Carl Silverman (of the PA Nonbelievers) attended a meeting and documented the prayers firsthand. Now, there’s a bit of an update. [Read More...]

Atheists Will Protest at the DNC Later Today

The Charlotte Atheists and Agnostics will be holding a protest near the Democratic National Convention later tonight about the need for church/state separation in our government: The protest will be held September 4, 2012, from 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Speakers Platform on the corner of Stonewall Street and Caldwell Street in Charlotte, [Read More...]

2012 Democratic National Platform: Promotes Faith, Ignores Atheists

The Democratic Party just released its 2012 platform. There will be a lot of talk about the inclusion of marriage equality (yay!), but what does it say about faith? In short, atheists aren’t going to be happy: Faith. Faith has always been a central part of the American story, and it has been a driving [Read More...]


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