An Atheist’s Speech for Christians (Todd Stiefel at Fort Bragg)

Todd Stiefel is an influential philanthropist who funds an astounding number of innovative atheist upstart projects. He also has decades of business experience, giving him that rare quality-control that our movement needs. We're forever in debt to him for giving us a chance at the first Rock Beyond Belief.Todd is also an excellent public speaker, and was right at home on our stage. He took the opportunity to direct his speech towards Christians.An atheist's speech for … [Read more...]

Anti-gay marriage legislation directly affects straight couples

On September 20, 2011 Don't Ask, Don't Tell was officially repealed. This was a huge victory for all the soldiers, organizations, politicians, and citizens that put their time and effort into combating DADT.Obviously, the LGBT rights issue is far from settled in the military. But here at Fort Bragg, N.C. we've got a special kind of hate and coming from the state legislature. And you can help!The Stiefel Freethought Foundation has a new campaign – combating North Carolina’s disgusting … [Read more...]

National Day Of Reason Event on NC State Capitol Grounds

Triangle Freethought Society Hosts National Day of Reason On North Carolina's Capitol Grounds Raleigh, NC - Capitol Grounds Thursday, May 5th 11:45am - 1:15pmThe Triangle Freethought Society will be hosting events for the National Day of Reason on the State Capitol grounds In Raleigh, NC on Thursday, May 5th, from 11:45am until 1:15pm. The lunchtime program is in response to the government endorsed National Day of Prayer, and will include nationally recognized speakers:Roy Speckhardt is … [Read more...]

Our Friends at Triangle Freethought Society Launch Massive Billboard Campaign

The Triangle Freethought Society is a perfect example of a secular community doing their part to normalize non-belief in America.Perhaps I'm a little biased, because half of their upper echelon joined our event staff. That happened in October, when very few people took us seriously.Our own local secular community, the Fort Bragg chapter of the Military Atheists & Secular Humanists (M*A*S*H) wants to emulate and maybe even piggy-back off the Triangle Freethought Society (TFS). TFS is just … [Read more...]

RBB hangs out with $10,000 donor, and an openly Atheist politician

Ten days ago (22 Dec 2010), most of the local Rock Beyond Belief crew met up with the Triangle Freethought Society. They were hosting Cecil Bothwell, an atheist whose recent election shook North Carolina's religious community to the core (he won.) Not only did they play dirty during the campaign, sending out flyers and 'nastygrams' denouncing him as an evil atheist, they even attempted to interfere with his inaugruation to the Asheville City Council well after the election was settled.They … [Read more...]

Stiefel Freethought Foundation donates to RBB

We are extremely grateful to bring you the following update: the Stiefel Freethought Foundation (SFF) has just offered to donate $10,000 to Rock Beyond Belief. This is huge for us. The Stiefel Freethought Foundation is certainly doing their part to support nontheists in the military, and we can't thank them enough.The Stiefel Freethought Foundation is the brainchild of Todd Stiefel, a local North Carolina activist who has been one of our closest allies from the very beginning. He is quickly … [Read more...]

Triangle Freethought Society Rocks

And they want to rock with us.Triangle Freethought Society has really been stepping up their support for Rock Beyond Belief these last few days. The 'Triangle' refers to the three relatively large cities just north of Fort Bragg. They are able to draw upon a much wider secular community, therefore able to really make an impact. Every community needs an organization like this. If your city doesn't have one, start one! Get in touch with them, to find out how.Here is their Mission Statement … [Read more...]


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