Greta was already a hero…but recognition never hurt.

Ed Brayton announces some awesome news: last year atheists broke a bunch of fundraising records for the Light the Night fundraiser. Foundation Beyond Belief announced this morning that its Light The Night Walk Team raised $430,000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society last year, the largest amount ever raised by a first year non-corporate team [Read More…]

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Lawsuit Filed to Remove “In God We Trust” from U.S. Money

Here’s a fun read: A 116 page complaint filed in federal court February 1st. Why is it fun? The plaintiffs say all the things we’ve said for years. FFRF is the lead plaintiff. Its press release, issued late yesterday afternoon, follows the giant upvote. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, along with 19 other plaintiffs, is [Read More…]

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I want to buy this book. Help make sure it gets written.

I’m a little late to this party since Stephanie Zvan and Ed Brayton have already blogged on this, but Ania Bula is writing a book about depression that will lambast the copious amount of alternative treatments that seek to profit, not by alleviating mental illness, but by capitalizing on desire to be cured.  She will [Read More…]

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Law and Secularism – the Week in Review 3/7/13

Reproductive Rights News Arkansas has passed the most restrictive abortion laws in the entire country. Both bills were vetoed by the governor, who said they were unconstitutional,  but the state legislature overrode both vetoes in quick measure. I ranted about this on my own blog earlier this week, and all the depressing details are there. [Read More…]

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Dave Muscato: best hire of the year.

Dave Muscato has a post over at the Friendly Atheist in which he becomes American Atheists’ employee of the year on his first day on the job.  He’s talking about the Sarah Palin billboard that ever so slightly misquotes her (though it did not at all alter intent) and what they’re going to do about [Read More…]

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American Atheists going soft…just kidding, they’re as excellent as ever.

Oh American Atheists.  They’re putting up some billboards down in Texas that *gasp* quote Republicans on things they actually said (and which much of their base passionately believes). Hey James Randi, watch me predict the future.  I predict that before the day is out we’ll start hearing the screams of persecution from people who have [Read More…]

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Help American Atheists get a free booth at Netroots Nation so they can go be activisty and stuff.

American Atheists is involved in a contest to get a free exhibit booth at Netroots Nation, a giant political convention based on grassroots activism, blogging, and social media.  Y’know, mah peeps. They’re wanting to use the contest as a way to boost atheism awareness to a whole new market.  They can win this thing if [Read More…]

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Dave Muscato to join American Atheists.

American Atheists has hired a new public relations manager. “We’re very excited to bring Mr. Muscato on board,” said David Silverman, President of American Atheists. “He brings great ideas and strong activism to our organization.” “I’m very happy for the opportunity to work for American Atheists,” Muscato said.  “This has long been a dream of [Read More…]

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Best atheist career ever!

Why am I enjoying my career as a writer so much?  If I weren’t, I’d be the first application in for this job: the program director for Camp Quest! Full-time employment, working with kids, brightening the future, and getting Amanda Effing Metskas as a boss!  Seriously, you could not ask for a better job. Go [Read More…]

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The Week in Review – Law and Secularism 2/21/13

Anne’s back… Frankenhand’s post-surgical bandages are off. I can type again! This is good news, because I can’t dictate well enough for Dragon Naturally Speaking to understand me. When I complained about this to my former secretary the other day over lunch, she cleared her throat awkwardly, shifted uncomfortably in her chair, and changed the [Read More…]

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