Andrew Wakefield’s Autism/Vaccines Study Shown to Be a Hoax

This is a guest post by Jamie Bernstein. Jamie is a graduate student in public policy at the University of Chicago. … For those who have been reading this blog for awhile, you might remember a guest post I wrote back in May where I talked about meeting Andrew Wakefield, getting my picture with him, [Read More…]

The Religious Makeup of the 112th Congress

I wrote this post almost word for word two years ago. In fact, I just copied/pasted it, updating a few things along the way. It’s sad how little has changed since then regarding atheists in Congress. … What are the religious affiliations of members of the 112th Congress? Pretty similar to the American public — [Read More…]

A Conversation with Agnostic Radio

A few days ago, I taped a podcast with the guys at Agnostic Radio. It was a fun conversation about this site, atheism in America, and what atheists ought to be doing to get our message out there. Check out their show if you don’t already! [Read more…]

Are We Angry at God?

Atheists may get angry at the idea of a god. We might get angry at the way people follow their gods. We might get angry that so many people believe in a god. But we don’t get angry at god. We can’t get angry at god because we don’t believe one exists. So you can [Read More…]

Why Did the Detroit Lions Have a Good Month?

Back in November, members of the New Destiny Baptist Church in Detroit came together for an important prayer: They will then travel to Ford Field, link hands and surround the stadium with a human chain of souls seeking intercession on behalf of the once-proud Lions. They were praying for the success of the football team. [Read More…]