National Day of Reason Approaches

Doing anything for the National Day of Reason on May 3rd? I suppose anything would be more effective than whatever the Christian Right folks behind the National Day of Prayer have in mind for that day… The American Humanist Association just updated its NDoR website with resources, a list of events around the country, and [Read More...]

Join Us April 28 for the ‘Unite Against the War on Women’ Rally

About a month ago, Karen Teegarden and Desiree Jordan, after venting over the phone for the past year about the legislation and attacks on the rights of women decided to take it to the streets. On February 19th, 2012, it was time to stop venting and start doing. As Desiree said, “We should just do [Read More...]

Creationist Don McLeroy Appears on Colbert Report

In case you missed it, last night Don McLeroy, the former chair of the Texas Board of Education, appeared on the Colbert Report. You get a striking sense that McLeroy had no idea what he was walking into — that he was the butt of the joke. Sure, he’s the subject of a new documentary, [Read More...]

Alabama Town’s Religious Signs Come Down After FFRF Takes Notice

This is the way Sylvania, Alabama greets visitors to the town: How did Ephesians 4:5 get in there…? I don’t know, but four different signs use that same Biblical message to welcome people — and all four are illegal. So the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent Mayor Mitchell Dendy a letter explaining the problem (PDF) [Read More...]

Not Every Public Prayer is Anti-Atheist Bigotry

In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an appreciation dinner was held to thank volunteers in the town. One of the city councillors, Randy Donauer, offered some blessings before the dinner. He mentioned Jesus and ended the blessing with “Amen.” What do you do if you’re in that room? My guess is that most people in the audience, Christian [Read More...]


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