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...]

We’re Secular Humanists; It’s What We Do

Dammit, Toothpaste for Dinner, why you gotta be a hater? [Read more...]

Are Pastors Willing to Talk to Atheists During Church?

Here’s a nifty idea: What if churches volunteered to interview an atheist for a church service as part of a mutually beneficial dialogue?

You’d need atheists willing to be interviewed and pastors willing to challenge their congregations — and both sides would have to respect the fact that this would be a dialogue and not a debate.

Kile Jones, a student at Claremont Lincoln University (in California), is trying to make that happen: [Read more...]


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