How Christopher Hitchens Inspired Me to Become a Journalist

This is a guest post by Michael Tracey. He is a writer based in New Jersey and a former Secular Student Alliance group leader. *** Perhaps it was silly for me to be nervous in the moments before dialing Christopher Hitchens — he being en route to a debate that I arranged, after all — [Read More...]

How Dare Those Atheists Share Public Space with Christians?!

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Christians Lose Nativity Scene Display Spots to Atheists

What happens when a local government allows groups to put up holiday displays on public property? They can’t legally favor one group over another, so they have to be fair about doling out spaces. In Santa Monica, California, 21 display places were up for grabs and a lottery determined who’d get the spaces. Atheists won [Read More...]

Walter Reed Bible Banning Caper

Google “Walter Reed bans Bibles,” and you’ll find a long list of sensational articles lamenting the decision of Walter Reed officials to “ban” Bibles.  The rhetoric has it that Walter Reed officials were attempting to prevent families from bringing Bibles to injured family members.  Rhetoric has it that the establishment is trying to eradicate Christianity [Read More...]

Texas Has Approved a License Plate with the Phrase ‘One State Under God’ Next to Three Crosses

Remember when the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wanted your input on some proposed “specialty license plate designs”? Well, they ignored everything you said and just approved this one: By a 4-3 vote on Thursday, the state board decided to allow the religious design created by Glory Gang, a nonprofit youth organization, to be accepted [Read More...]


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