Seattle Atheists Condemn Atheist Plaque in Washington

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has this sign up in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building: First, a quick update: the nativity scene and atheist sign are now joined by other displays: Someone applied to put up a “Festivus” pole in honor of the invented holiday featured in the 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld.” Another person wants to [Read More...]

Activist Opportunity for Illinois Students

Are you a college student in Illinois? The Secular Student Alliance and the Freedom From Religion Foundation could use your help. As it turns out, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has decided to allow a Christian nativity scene to be displayed in the state capitol building. Since there can be no government endorsement of [Read More...]

Christian Response to Atheist Bus Ad

In response to the American Humanist Association’s bus ad (seen above), a Christian woman has decide to start a campaign to raise money for a response ad: My name is JoEllen. After a friend forwarded me an article about the AHA ad campaign, I thought, “Enough!” I am so tired of God and religion being [Read More...]

The Right Way to Handle Public Displays of Christianity

While we’re all talking about the culture war taking place in Olympia, Washington, another battle is taking place in North Carolina. And Christianity isn’t winning. (Neither are atheists, but I think you’ll be pleased with the decision anyway.) Christmas trees will not be displayed in the two main libraries at the University of North Carolina-Chapel [Read More...]

Atheist Sign Lost and Found

***Update***: Annie Laurie Gaylor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote this to me in regards to the onslaught of publicity: … we’re still processing paypals, emails, new members and prospects. We’ll have many more over the weekend so we’re too busy to know [how many new people have become FFRF members] right now. I’ve [Read More...]