The Atheist Sign Comes to Illinois

Looks like Springfield, Illinois may get a taste of what Olympia, Washington has been dealing with the past week. At the Illinois Capitol building today, the Freedom From Religion Foundation will be putting up a red-and-green version of its infamous sign: Let’s be clear on this: FFRF isn’t doing this because they think atheists deserve [Read More...]

How the War on Christmas Began

Thanks to Jason Reich, I now understand everything. (via 23/6) [Read more...]

FFRF To Put Up Atheist Sign in Illinois

Regarding the possible FFRF display in Illinois, this message comes from the Secular Student Alliance campus organizer Lyz Liddell: We have gotten permission to put up the Freedom From Religion Foundation display in Springfield, IL, starting … Monday! Yep, that’s right, the 8th, the first day after this weekend! So here’s our game plan for [Read More...]

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...]