American Atheists Will Finally Apply to Join the Secular Coalition for America

The Secular Coalition for America — the group in Washington D.C. that lobbies on behalf of the non-religious — currently consists of nine member organizations: American Ethical Union American Humanist Association Atheist Alliance International Camp Quest Freedom From Religion Foundation Institute for Humanist Studies Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers Secular Student Alliance Society for [Read More...]

A Constitutional Conundrum

Richard Wade here. (Not exactly atheist-related.) All the news about same-sex marriage making headway in more states got me thinking. Maybe some of the legal eagles out there could answer this hypothetical question, or maybe someone knows of some actual related case, or anybody who has seen how fairness and law sometimes mesh and sometimes [Read More...]

Obama Doesn’t Deserve Much Credit for his “America Is Not a Christian Nation” Remark

I suppose we’ll have to get used to this from President Obama. One day, he’ll invite anti-gay pastors to deliver Inauguration prayers. Later that same day, he’ll say “The United States is a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus, and non-believers.” One day, he’ll overwhelmingly invite Christians to join his “Advisory Council on [Read More...]

Rick Warren Can’t Cover Up His Hypocrisy

Pastor Rick Warren was already caught on tape lying about his stance on gay rights. He said this on Larry King Live the other night: … I am not an anti-gay or anti-gay marriage activist. I never have been, never will be. During the whole Proposition 8 thing, I never once went to a meeting, [Read More...]

Michele Bachmann is at It Again

Hey, it’s Ron Gold here: One of the most out-of-touch-with-reality Congresspeople is Rep. Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota Republican. She was first elected in 2006 after claiming God told her to run for office, which she explained during a speech at a church: “Twenty-two months ago, He called me to run for United States Congress. And [Read More...]