Are You Getting Out the Secular Vote?

The Secular Coalition for America wants to know what you’re doing to get out the secular vote in America: They are looking for both individual and group activities that are promoting the visibility and issues of our constituency for possible media coverage. The Coalition is most interested in the swing states, which include Ohio, Pennsylvania, [Read More...]

Words From a Former Fundamentalist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, used to be a fundamentalist evangelical preacher. He writes all about it in his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. In the latest Secular Student Alliance newsletter, he explains the mindset of a fundamentalist: It would be your lucky [Read More...]

Reading Religious Texts for Charity

I *love* this project The Penn State Atheist and Agnostic Association held a fundraiser on Saturday to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. How did group members raise the cash? They read aloud from various religious texts: Including the Bible, the Qur’an, and The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. According to The Daily Collegian: [Read More...]

Can “Showing Love” Be a Hate Crime?

The University of Alberta Atheists and Agnostics group has a large banner hanging in the Central Academic Building of the school. Displaying a Scarlet A, the group’s name, and the words “Speak Out,” it’s supposed to encourage non-religious students to attend group meetings and perhaps even come out publicly as an atheist. Over the weekend, [Read More...]

How to Be an Atheist Activist

Vjack offers a solid list of steps anyone can take to become an atheist activist: Vote up good atheist-related material on Digg, Reddit, and/or StumbleUpon. This helps others find it. Take action on relevant action alerts you receive. This is typically as simply as making a phone call, signing an on-line petition, or sending a [Read More...]


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