I just missed the last chance to dance. How about you?

The Secular Student Alliance is the best 'chaptering' organization in our movement... by an extremely wide margin. The number of active chapters eclipses any other organization. Their numbers still continue to grow, and they even have groups at military academies, such as West Point. When I started the Military Atheists & Secular Humanists (MASH) movement in January of 2011, I was directly reading from their playbook. I think it's important to have at least one formal group for … [Read more...]

Military gets nervous when I use Words Such As Burn

After lyrics to Aiden's song Hysteria were intentionally taken out of context to imply that we were going to burn down churches... well Fort Bragg got a little nervous. But I'm proud of them, they really came through the 'crisis' in a big way. We are now specifically guaranteed the right "to be critical of organized religion and it's adherents." In writing, no less. But we are still puzzled by the people who really believe we intend to burn churches! (Including chaplains!) How am I … [Read more...]

Kick-ass atheist student group raised funds for disabled veterans

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus has a very active Atheists group. UNCG- Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics are a chapter of the Secular Student Alliance, so it's not surprising to hear that they are up to some meaningful activism. They have attracted some veterans of their own, and decided to actually do something meaningful on Veteran's Day. Veterans Day is an opportunity to honor our servicemen and women who have fought for our right to organize apart from religion.  So … [Read more...]