Another Student Speaks Out Against Greensboro City Council Invocations

Bill Knight, the mayor of Greensboro, North Carolina, recently decided to have prayers before city council meetings. A couple weeks ago, Joshua Deaton (a member of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Atheists/Agnostics/Skeptics) spoke out against this. A couple nights ago, the founder and current president of that group, Phillip Drum, spoke out against [Read More...]

My Talk at Skepchicamp 2010

Back in March, Skepchicamp 2010 happened in Chicago. A whole bunch of local skeptics spoke for about 20 minutes each on a subject of their choice. It was an awesome event and I’m sure it’ll happen again next year. I decided to talk about the time last summer when a conservative “family” group outed me [Read More...]

Chris Hayes Uses “No Atheists in Foxholes” Line

***Update***: Hayes has apologized: It’s not an on-air apology, but it’s better than Leonard Pitts non-apology. … Earlier tonight on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, frequent guest Chris Hayes (the Washington editor at The Nation) used the “no atheists in foxholes” line. Video’s not up yet. I’ll put it up when it’s available. Video’s up. Here’s [Read More...]

Leonard Pitts Responds to His “No Atheists in Foxholes” Comment

Miami Herald syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts recently wrote the following passage: As there are no atheists in foxholes, it turns out there are no small-government disciples in massive oil spills. No, with BP oil soaking the sands of his coastline, Jindal turned righteously to that big, sometimes bloated, often intrusive federal government, and asked for [Read More...]

A Terrific Gay Wedding Announcement

I love an engaged lesbian couple with a sense of humor: Is there anything that’s equally funny that you could use when two atheists get married? (via Joe. My. God.) [Read more...]


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