After 12 Years of Getting Right Down to Business, City Council Will Bring Back Religious Invocations

For more than a decade now, the members of the Irvine City Council (in California) have started meetings by doing what they were elected to do: The work of the residents.

Now, after a 3-2 vote, they have decided to put God on their agenda: [Read more...]

Atheists at UW-Madison Will Host Their Second Free Conference

It’s amazing that a campus atheist group can organize one of the best free freethought conferences around. It’s even more amazing when they have the leadership, motivation, and support from the school to do it all again.

The Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at UW-Madison are hosting Freethought Festival 2 from March 8th-10th and, if you’re able to, you’ll want to attend this. Lots of great speakers over the course of the weekend.

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Kentucky Atheist Faces Backlash After Stopping Christian Invocations at Public Meetings

Boyle County, Kentucky used to be one of those places where an Christian invocation was delivered at public meetings. That came to a stop after resident Ricky Smith spoke out against it. Now, the county has a moment of silence instead. [Read more...]

That Awkward Moment When *Another* Creationist Gets Outwitted by a Sixth Grader

Remember when an 11-year-old boy outwitted Young Earth Creationist Eric Hovind during a debate against atheist (and the boy’s father) Bernie Dehler?

The boy is back. [Read more...]

Boy Scout Troop Adopts Policy Welcoming Gay Members… aaaaaand It’s Gone

Just when you thought a Boy Scout troop had come to its senses and stopped discriminating against gay people, it reverted back to its discriminatory ways. [Read more...]


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