Foundation Beyond Belief is Coming to Australia…

With nearly a quarter million dollars raised for secular causes over the past two years, the Foundation Beyond Belief is growing quickly — and we’re about to expand to another country altogether: The way our 501(c)(3) status works, we can only fund charities based in the United States (regardless of what they do). This is [Read More…]

Responding to Christian Protestors at a Planned Parenthood

You might think Mike Lee, the Religious Antagonist, comes off as a jerk since he’s disrupting a group of praying Christians… but then you see who he’s talking to and that feeling completely evaporates. There’s something beautiful about the way Mike stops the Christian protestors by quoting their own book right back to them. [Read more…]

Teddy Roosevelt: ‘In God We Trust’ on Money is ‘Sacrilege’

When the phrase “In God We Trust” was going to be placed on the $20 gold coin in 1907, President Teddy Roosevelt was against it (PDF): “My own feeling in the matter is due to my very firm conviction that to put such a motto on coins, or to use it in any kindred manner, [Read More…]

I Went to a Rick Santorum Speech and Lived to Blog About It

I arrived a half hour early to the Mabee Center at Oral Roberts University, which turned out to be a good idea. There were already hundreds of people crowded into the lobby waiting for a “town hall” sponsored by the ORU College Republicans featuring Rick Santorum. The event was initially scheduled to take place in a banquet [Read More…]

It Took a While, but She’s Finally Coming Out

This is a guest post by Lisa. [Personal information has been removed.] … I have been very, very slowly coming out of the atheist closet. It literally took me years to be honest with myself and even longer to actually say the words out loud to another person: “I don’t think I believe in God [Read More…]