Pastafarian Tells Local Officials That She Wants Her Religion Represented in the Public Square

In 2010, the Chester County Commissioners (in Pennsylvania) passed a resolution allowing them to control what displays are put in front of the Chester County Courthouse. Essentially, they decided the best option was a display featuring Santa, a sleigh with gifts, candy canes, and the like. [Read more…]

Bill O’Reilly: ‘Christianity is Not a Religion; It’s a Philosophy’

Earlier tonight, our friend and American Atheists President Dave Silverman appeared on The O’Reilly Factor to discuss — what else? — the War on Christmas. [Read more…]

Ok, Atheists, You Win the War on Christmas… Now Move Aside So We Can Put Up Another Nativity Scene

There’s been a change over the past few years in the way atheists handle Nativity Scenes on public property. Instead of doing what we’ve always done and sue local governments (something that costs time and money), atheist groups have been requesting their own displays on the same property. [Read more…]

Loudoun County Official Calls Atheists ‘Terrorists’ for Supporting Church/State Separation

Last year, there were nine holiday displays in front of the Loudoun County, Virginia courthouse. They were a mixture of Christian and non-Christian displays — mostly non-Christians ones, surprisingly. Some of the controversy stemmed from the fact that the first nine applicants were all approved, and that included a Christian display featuring a crucified Santa Claus. Good times. [Read more…]

Lawrence O’Donnell Responds to Pat Robertson’s Comments on Atheists Ruining Christmas

Recently Pat Robertson said something stupid. Since that doesn’t narrow it down, I’m talking about when he said atheists were miserable grinches who just want to ruin everybody’s fun. [Read more…]


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