Glenwood Elementary admits mistake, apologizes for “I love Jesus because…”

American Atheists is proud to announce that Glenwood Elementary in the McDowell County (NC) School District, has apologized for the unconstitutional “I love Jesus because ___” controversy. An article I wrote here on FtB last week sounded the alert, and the secular internet community reacted strongly. Reddit, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media support is [Read More...]

High ranking chaplain leaves out ‘so help me god’ (awesome video)

Amazingly, this just happened. http://www.youtube.com/embed/7XQXBAGQ7xY? I already typed this into YouTube’s description, so forgive the 3rd person narrative. The Chaplain respectfully leaves off “so help me god” for the deployed atheist soldier’s re-enlistment ceremony. Chaplain (Colonel) Strohm is overseeing Sergeant Justin Griffith’s re-enlistment ceremony. The Chaplain is a devout Christian with decades of active-duty service. [Read More...]

Kurt Vonnegut on Atheists in Foxholes

A friend left this quote on my facebook wall. “The sermon was based on what he claimed was a well-known fact, that there were no Atheists in foxholes. I asked Jack what he thought of the sermon afterwards, and he said, “There’s a chaplain who never visited the front.” -Kurt Vonnegut Hocus Pocus [Read more...]

Why don’t you just get out of the Army if you hate it?

Spoiler: I don’t hate it…? Fred English is a super-troll who goes out of his way to harass foxhole atheists. He found me on Facebook and has been saying dumb things to me ever since. Like this: “why dont you get out? if you dont like what the army does you damn sure joined and [Read More...]

Recently killed Al Qaeda spokesman Anwar al-Awlaki was an American citizen

Navy atheist, Zachary Sneddon wrote: Aggressor or not, on foreign soil or not, Anwar al-Awlaki was a natural-born American citizen; he never renounced his citizenship, and that makes him a traitor, not a foreign combatant. Treason is the highest crime in our law code, but it is still a federal crime, and as a citizen [Read More...]

Foxhole Atheists are fighting for your rights, please return the favor.

Pleased to meet you, FTB! I’m a foxhole atheist. Though I do not speak on behalf of the DoD in any way, I am an active duty Sergeant in the U.S. Army, currently deployed. We are the last untapped demographic in the Out Campaign. The negative stereotypes, myths, and misunderstandings that are universally applied to [Read More...]

U.S. Marine briefly arrested for not attending “all faiths” religious service

He ordered me to get in line again. I disobeyed and went to sit on my pack until the service was over. He came back very pissed. He arrested me for disobeying a direct order. He even Mirandized me. [Read more...]

My daughter thinks daddy lives in the computer

Zoe gets gobbled up in all the comments when a picture hits facebook. Oh you silly Facebook atheists. I wonder if grandma understands the baby-eating jokes. Oh well, keep ‘em coming, they make me laugh. [Read more...]


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