I’m an Atheist and Here’s Why I’m Voting for Barack Obama

Over the weekend, I appeared on a public radio show called Interfaith Voices to talk about why I, as an atheist, am voting for Barack Obama in this election: [Read more...]

This Is What a State Legislator Should Sound Like When It Comes to Church/State Separation Issues

Earlier this month, I posted about Pennsylvania State Representative Babette Josephs (D-Philadelphia), who was getting criticized for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance at a House Committee. [Read more...]

How Have the ‘Nones’ Voted Over the Past 30 Years?

Researcher Juhem Navarro-Rivera of the Public Religion Research Institute has put together a graphic showing how the religiously unaffiliated have voted since 1980: [Read more...]

Why the IRS Isn’t Going After Candidate-Endorsing Churches

Last week, I posted about this church sign at Leakey, Texas’ The Church in the Valley and wondered why the IRS wasn’t doing anything about it — or the whole “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” idea, for that matter: [Read more...]

The 2012 War on Christmas Has Begun: A Texas County Rejects Atheist Group’s Holiday Banner

Last year, Henderson County officials (in Texas) put a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn.

Believing that to be unconstitutional, the Freedom From Religion Foundation requested that one of their displays join the nativity scene — or county officials could remove the Nativity Scene altogether. There was a huge rally in which about 5,000 local Christians showed up in support of Jesus because he was apparently under attack from those damned atheists: [Read more...]


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