Atheist Banner Rejected from Ellwood City Municipal Building, While Nativity Scene Stays

It was bad enough last year when the Ellwood City Municipal Building allowed a nativity scene out front without any other holiday displays to buffer it. It was an outright endorsement of Christianity. After complaints last year from groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Mayor Anthony Court opened the door to displays from non-Christian [Read More...]

Freethought Society Holds Tree of Knowledge Rally in Front of Pennsylvania Courthouse

The Freethought Society was recently banned (for the second time) from putting up their Tree of Knowledge in front of the Historic Chester County Courthouse in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Yesterday, they held a rally in front of the courthouse to protest their exclusion (and formed the Human Tree of Knowledge seen below). Staks Rosch was [Read More...]

Rhode Island Governor: I’m Calling It a ‘Holiday Tree’!

Rhode Island’s Governor Lincoln Chafee is getting criticized for not excluding non-Christian citizens this holiday season: … lawmakers [are] upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a “holiday tree” instead of a “Christmas tree” … Chafee insists he’s just respecting the state’s history as a place respectful of all [Read More...]

FFRF Puts Up Winter Solstice Message in Wisconsin Capitol Building

***Update***: The sign will also be going up this Monday in the Mississippi State Capitol in Jackson! … In a year when we’ve seen so many atheist billboards, it’s hard to believe that the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Winter Solstice message, currently sitting in the Wisconsin Capitol building through the end of December, might not [Read More...]

Thanks to Christians, Atheist Holiday Displays Will Flourish in Loudoun County

For the past couple of years, there has been a battle in Loudoun County, Virginia over which displays, if any, should be allowed in front of the county courthouse. Last year, the courthouse Grounds and Facilities Committee wanted to ban all displays, while the county Supervisor and other community members wanted to continue to allow [Read More...]


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