American Atheists seeking new communications director.

Teresa MacBain is leaving American Atheists (on good terms, to be closer to her family).  But that means they’ll need a new communications director. Reporting to the President, the Public Relations Director will set and guide the strategy for all public relations messages and communications, including but not limited to website content, blogging, Facebook content, [Read More…]

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Volunteer for Camp Quest Kansas City!

I have volunteered at Camp Quest Ohio for the last two years and I will likely do so again this coming summer.  It’s about the closest thing to magic as I’ve ever experienced.  Being a part of young people developing critical thinking skills and, frankly, watching many of them know more about religion and science [Read More…]

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The Week in Review – Law and Atheism 12/27/12

Things have been sort of insane in my life over the last few weeks, so I’m horribly late posting legal updates – for which I apologize. I was the target of a home-invasion robbery the night of December 6 – you can read about it on my blog – and the details of putting my [Read More…]

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Activism: How to Address Those Nativity Scenes

Reader Question: I live in a small village in Ohio just outside of Cincinnati and there is the usual awful nativity scene on what I think is public land (a small park beside main street). As far as I can tell, nobody has ever challenged the Christian monopoly in a place like this, but I’d [Read More…]

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Activism Alert: Be Counted!

  This may not seem like much, but it really does matter. Atheist Alliance International has a new project: a census of the world’s atheists.  The purpose of the project is to collect demographic information on the world’s non-religious people. The data collected will definitely help the secularist movement. We will have numbers – even [Read More…]

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New American Atheist billboard in Times Square.

American Atheists is back at it, waging the war on shitty ideas which many confuse with a war on Christmas/holiday cheer.  C’mon guys, it’s not like they wait until Christmas to call Christianity a myth. Anyway, I can get behind this one. For one, this one is at least a little aesthetically pleasing.  Two points [Read More…]

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Charlie Brown Christmas Field Trip Cancelled

The field trip by the local elementary school to a church to see the Charlie Brown Christmas play, complete with Bible soliloquy, has been cancelled. This is not a win for the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers. Why not? Because the church, and not the school, is the entity that blinked. And that’s too bad. We [Read More…]

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Sanal Edamaruku Proves, Once Again, No Miracle

So, there’s this statue of the Madonna that sits in a small grotto near Ballinspittle, County Cork, Ireland, that allegedly started breathing and gesturing when it was approached by some worshippers back in 1985. “It’s a miracle!” cried devout Irish Catholics, who flocked to observe the moving, floating statue by the thousands. Since then, more [Read More…]

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SSA to host two annual conferences.

There is a problem with a lot of conferences.  Well, it’s not a problem with the conferences, but a problem with the population distribution of the United States.  Once you get west of Kansas, there’s not a whole lot of people until you hit the highly populous states snuggled up to the Pacific.  So if [Read More…]

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Public School Field Trips, Religion, and the Law

Question: What’s the big deal? Why can’t public school children go see that Charlie Brown Christmas play?   Answer: The law of separation of church and state, as it applies to public school field trips, as explained by the Appignani Humanist Legal Center’s Bill Burgess in a letter sent Monday:   November 26, 2012 Sandra [Read More…]

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