Georgia License Plates Will No Longer Have ‘In God We Trust’ on Them

Church and State will remain separate on Georgia’s license plates thanks to all of you. Earlier this week, I mentioned that Georgia was having an online vote to decide it’s new license plate. And three of the eight entries had “In God We Trust” printed on them. Like this one: Well, there were enough complaints [Read More...]

Can Childless Atheists Get Married?

Your Atheist Muse has a simple question for any Christian opposing gay marriage because it goes against what their God wants for us: I’m an Atheist, my husband is an Atheist, and we decided not to have children. Therefore, by your definition of marriage, should we have been allowed to marry? I’d love to hear [Read More...]

The Religious Right’s Plan Backfires Again

Sometimes the Christian Right wins a battle… only to have it backfire on them. For example, they were the ones who pushed to have Christian clubs in public high schools, and that’s the main reason Secular Student Alliance groups are now able to exist (and I predict they’ll spread quickly). Here’s another perfect example of [Read More...]

New York Town Clerk: If Gays Can Marry, I Can’t Do My Job

It hasn’t even been a week since gay marriage was legalized in New York, but already you have people of faith complaining that they won’t be able to do their jobs: Barbara MacEwen, the town clerk in upstate Volney who is responsible for signing marriage licenses in the town, said she’s morally opposed to same-sex [Read More...]

Atheists Protest Harrisburg Mayor’s ‘Prayer to Fix the Financial Crisis’

Remember how Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Mayor Linda Thompson was planning “a three-day fast and prayer campaign to cure the city’s daunting money woes”? Well, members of the Pennsylvania Nonbelievers were joined by American Atheists president Dave Silverman on Friday during a protest outside Harrisburg’s City Hall: (Image credit: Shannon Fields) Justin Vacula has done a nice [Read More...]