Marine Corps: How to get into heaven no matter how many sins are committed

David Silverman, President of American Atheists, forwarded this to me. People need to read this. I wish to detail my experiences over the past 10 years of consistent and continual harassment and religious indoctrination thoughout my military career. In June of 2001, I left for recruit training at MCRD San Diego. During recruit training, church [Read More...]

Religious leaders denounce Spiritual Fitness Test (about time!)

The Pasadena Sun has a great collection of various religious leaders’ thoughts on the mandatory Spiritual Fitness testing and training in the US Military. Rev. Skip Lindeman – United Church of Christ: … Think about it: A guy takes the test and gets all A-grades on spirituality, and then says, “Gimme a gun so 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 [Read More...]

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...]

Public school’s “I love Jesus Because ___” smoking gun surfaces

A controversial effort to spread Christianity across international borders might soon be stopped at Glenwood Elementary, a public school in McDowell County, North Carolina. Soon after the story got out last Thusday, secular activists began contacting officials in McDowell County. American Atheists has obtained a copy of the form that all students at Glenwood Elementary had to fill out. This is [Read More...]

Public elementary school asks students “I love Jesus because ___”

An anonymous resident of a small town in western North Carolina wrote in with a disturbing bit of news. I wanted to share something with my fellow atheists. I work at an elementary school as an assistant in a small town in western NC. Our school is participating in operation christmas where they send kids [Read More...]

Outspoken Florida Atheist EllenBeth Wachs faces multiple ‘revenge arrests’

Please spare 5 minutes for a brave atheist who has been arrested multiple times for standing up for what is right. All you need to do is sign this petition. [Read more...]

Bastrop School Knowingly Breaks Laws and Promises About Prayer

Damon Fowler struggled to stop the school’s prayer at his graduation. He threatened to go to the ACLU, so they actually backed down. Or did they? Hint: NOPE. Amazing video provided. [Read more...]


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