“Atheists Helping the Homeless” Grows with Two New Groups

Atheists Helping the Homeless, the group that hands out items like pre-packaged food, toilet paper, soap, razors, and shampoo to people in the community who are struggling, has now expanded to two additional cities: Cedar Rapids (Iowa) and Kamloops (British Columbia).



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How Should You Handle Your Children Telling You They’re Religious?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how to handle your children telling you they’re religious.



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Greek Atheists Want to Know Why Their Government Funded the Transportation of a “Holy Light”

Over Easter weekend, a “holy flame” traveled from Israel to Greece as part of an Orthodox Christian ceremony.

And for some reason, the Greek government paid for it all. While church/state separation isn’t part of the law there, the Atheist Union of Greece, a group of about a thousand members, wants to know exactly how much money was spent promoting faith:



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A Wiccan Priestess Delivered the Invocation in the Iowa State House This Morning

Last week, I posted about how Iowa State Rep. Liz Bennett invited Wiccan priestess Deborah Maynard to give the opening invocation in the State House.

That invocation took place this morning — and the House is still standing. You can check out the video here (starting at the 3:09 mark) or read the transcript below:



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After an Eighth Grader Stayed Seated During the Pledge of Allegiance, the School Nurse Refused to Treat Her

An eighth grader from Wilson Middle School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania was sitting in the nurse’s office last Thursday, waiting to be treated, when the Pledge of Allegiance was recited over the intercom.

The student chose not to stand for personal reasons… which apparently infuriated the nurse to the point that she refused to help the student.

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