“Atheist in Foxholes” Monument in Madison Honors Non-Religious Veterans

Now outside the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s headquarters is this 4,743-pound granite monument:



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Seventh Grader Told by Ignorant Principal That He Must Stand Up for the Pledge of Allegiance

It’s never good when a 12-year-old knows more about the law than his principal.

Eros Leon, a seventh-grader at the Cobalt Institute of Math and Science in California, decided to stop saying the Pledge of Allegiance recently because, among other things, “he does not think we are indivisible and fair” as a country.



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Why I’m a Fan of the Chicago Cubs

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why I’m a Cubs fan. Which I promise is relevant to this site.



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Pastor Who Once Prayed for Congressman’s Death is Now Running for President

In 2010, Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) died. Murtha had been a staunch opponent of the War in Iraq and frequently butted heads with the Religious Right. In response to his death, one of the more disturbing responses came from Pastor Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church in California (below), who sent out an email saying the congressman’s death may have had something to do with his prayers:



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Transgender Woman Attacked and Killed As Baptists Advocate Curing “Transgenderism” with Prayer

In the early hours of the morning in Philadelphia today, Kiesha Jenkins, a black transgender woman and activist, was brutally attacked by a group of five men before being shot twice execution-style. She is the 19th confirmed trans person death this year.



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