Why Do Atheists Loathe the Baby Jesus? He’s Just a Baby

Bill O’Reilly actually said that on his show the other night. He also asked: “How do you sell atheism by running down a baby?” Normally, running down babies is right up my alley, but I really don’t get it in this case. Here’s the American Humanist Association ad that’s getting O’Reilly and his panel all [Read More...]

Atheists Are Not Trying to Ruin Christmas for You

Marcia Segelstein knows that atheists are trying to ruin Christmas for everybody. Her proof? The billboards! Atheists are at it again this year, plastering billboards and the sides of buses in cities across the country with their very own sayings of the season. “No god? . . . No problem!” “Be good for goodness’ sake.” [Read More...]

FFRF Puts Atheist Sign in Illinois Capitol Building

Last year, the Illinois Capitol building in Springfield played host to an atheist sign, courtesy of the Freedom From Religion Foundation: This year, the sign will be going back up We don’t think religion, or irreligion, belongs in state capitols,” noted Dan Barker, Foundation co-president and author of the book, “Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher [Read More...]

I Said, Wish Me A Merry Christmas, Dammit!

The Wish Me A Merry Christmas Campaign is trying to get Christians to wear buttons reading “It’s OK, Wish Me A Merry Christmas” when shopping this holiday season. A letter they ask Christians to give to store managers also lists the following statistics (PDF): 97% of Americans celebrate Christmas. 53% of Americans are offended when [Read More...]

Atheism Inherently Offends

by Jesse Galef I don’t often disagree with Herb Silverman but it does happen on occasion. The man is a constant source of clever phrases, inspiring ideas, and good humor. But there’s a reason I stopped quoting him where I did in my earlier post about the American Humanist Association’s new ad campaign. In his [Read More...]