Bill O’Reilly Explains Tides By Questioning the Moon’s Origin

A few weeks ago, Dave Silverman of American Atheists appeared on Bill O’Reilly‘s program to talk about AA’s billboard: O’Reilly: I’ll tell you why [religion's] not a scam. In my opinion, all right? Tide goes in, tide goes out. Never a miscommunication. You can’t explain that. You can explain why the tide goes in… Silverman: [Read More...]

Republican Sponsors Legislation to Reaffirm Godly Motto

The official motto of the United States is “In God We Trust.” It shouldn’t be, but it is. And because Republicans (and a couple Democrats) in Congress apparently have no other priorities, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has sponsored legislation to… um… remind everyone that it’s the motto: 112th CONGRESS 1st Session H. CON. RES. 13 [Read More...]

Secular Coalition for America Seeks Summer Intern

The Secular Coalition for America is looking for an intern this summer. Sounds like a fantastic opportunity for someone: SCA is seeking a highly motivated undergraduate junior- or senior-level student with a demonstrated interest in being active in the nontheistic movement. The student must live and attend school more than 50 miles outside of the [Read More...]

Announcing the Secular Coalition for Alabama

Only a few months after announcing the creation of the Secular Coalition for Arizona, the Secular Coalition for America is announcing its next state chapter: “The Secular Coalition for Alabama is needed now to increase the visibility of secular people, promote fact-based education to prepare our children for a complex world, protect the civil rights [Read More...]

Atheists of Florida Kicked Out of Cape Coral City Council Meeting

A month ago, the Atheists of Florida were threatened by the Cape Coral City Council because they were wearing shirts that read, “One Nation, Indivisible”: This is what happened last time: During the mid-meeting break, Cape Coral Mayor, John Sullivan, and city manager, Gary King, reiterated their demands for members to replace or cover up [Read More...]