Opposing the Invisible Alien Ritual

In Tampa, Florida, the City Council conducts pre-meeting prayers. Not surprisingly, atheists are not happy about this and they want to see the practice stopped. (I’m not sure where non-Christians are, but they have a right to be mad, too. Hell, so do Christians who support church/state separation.) But there’s a right way and a [Read More...]

Should Humanists Deliver Invocations?

At the Secular Student Alliance website, Andrew Lovley (who delivered a secular message at an inauguration ceremony a couple months ago) argues that Humanists should continue to deliver invocations: Invocations delivered by humanists could stand out from most religious invocations by emphasizing human potential rather than human abasement. The standard religious invocation calls upon a [Read More...]

Atheists Oppose Obama’s Appearance at National Prayer Breakfast

Last year, when President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast, he gave a shout-out to Secular Americans: There is no doubt that the very nature of faith means that some of our beliefs will never be the same. We read from different texts. We follow different edicts. We subscribe to different accounts of how [Read More...]

That’s Not Her Name

I know FOX News doesn’t like the Freedom From Religion Foundation… or the GLBT community. But this is ridiculous. FFRF’s co-president’s name is Annie Laurie Gaylor. It takes 0.04 seconds of Google-time to figure that out. But who needs research when you can do this? You can see the full video clip below (the part [Read More...]

Baptists Kidnap 33 Haitian Children in the Name of God

Apparently, Christian sects are stealing children all over the place. First it was the Mennonites. Now, it’s the Baptists, some of whom are pictured below. This story is quite possibly more disturbing than the last. A group of Baptists kidnapped children from Haiti — some of whom were separated from their family because of the [Read More...]