Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right When It Comes to the Lowe’s Advertising Controversy

We’ve heard how Lowe’s, after receiving pressure from the (one-man-operation) Florida Family Association, decided to pull its ads from the new show All-American Muslim.  Not cool. But now Ted Lieu, a California state senator, has threatened Lowe’s with the “encouragement of boycotts” and an examination of potential legislative remedies if Lowe’s does not apologize to [Read More…]

I Suppose This Beats the Alternatives…

Martin Rowson is the current leader in the Christopher Hitchens editorial cartoon battle so far: (via The Guardian) [Read more…]

Of Mice and Men: In Memoriam of Christopher Hitchens

This is a guest post by Anne Crumpacker. Anne is a former public school teacher with a passion for fostering critical thinking and innovation in young people. Her blog SocraticMama.com is a collection of snippets, treats, and tales chosen to nurture imagination and logic for both children and their grown ups. … Why did you [Read More…]

Reddit Atheists Surpass $200,000 Fundraising Goal for Doctors Without Borders

Way to go, Reddit Atheists! They just surpassed the $200,000 fundraising goal for Doctors Without Borders: Don’t think that means you should stop donating, though! You can keep giving right here. (via Humanist Examiner) [Read more…]

Church Responds to an Atheist Billboard in South Carolina

Last month, some digital billboards went up in South Carolina as part of the Columbia Coalition of Reason‘s outreach campaign: A few days ago, there was a rebuttal to the sign put up by Park Street Baptist Church (in the same location as the atheist billboard) with the words “We Still Believe in God & [Read More…]