Update on legal letter

Ok, here’s an update on my post from yesterday (which apparently is getting spread all over hell and creation – see this comment in Jezebel for why I get paid the big [by activist standards] bucks). Upon sending the school my letter, the person who sent the letter to the SSA responded to me and [Read More...]

Attacks on the SSA continue

Recall last week I talked about the Secular Student Alliance website getting attacked? Personally, I’m thrilled about this.  It means that somewhere out there some believers have accepted that god isn’t going to do shit and that praying for misfortune to befall the SSA wasn’t going to accomplish anything, so they had to actually do [Read More...]

Want to know what the high school secular landscape looks like?

**UPDATE** I have posted an update on this situation.  It can be read here. **/UPDATE** Do you read the bible, Ringo?  There’s this passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17. “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he [Read More...]

The past and the future: a look at what SSA 2012 meant

In 2009 PZ Myers led a zerg of the creationist museum to kick off the Secular Student Alliance‘s Annual Leadership Conference.  Jen McCreight attended the conference that year and provided a picture of the attendees. [Read more...]

Madison Freethought Festival: Lyz Liddell and young secularists

My boss, Lyz Liddell, talking about how young atheists are turning into a juggernaut. [Read more...]

The team behind the high school program

I wanted to include the contents of this post in with the post about the article on high school atheism, but I decided that the article should get its own space. I want to tell you about all the people at SSA HQ who make the high school program rock. Lyz Liddell – My boss, [Read More...]

High School atheists in the Washington Post

Yesterday a fantastic article ran in the Washington Post highlighting the high school program at the Secular Student Alliance. Administrators at Melbourne High School in Melbourne, Fla. rejected an atheist club twice on the grounds it was “too controversial.” Students at another Florida high school were told by administrators that no religious clubs were permitted [Read More...]

Harassment policy at American Atheists

I was invited along with many other FtBers and some other bloggers to sit in on a conference call today to discuss the American Atheists’ new harassment policy. 1.  I appreciated them getting input from us.  They got us together and they actually listened. 2.  Dave Silverman was very frank: he wanted a policy that [Read More...]

Missouri Amendment 2, help me out here.

DrB-   Missouri holds its primary elections August 7th. They’re somewhat unnecessary at this point, as Romney has the GOP nomination, and Obama has the DNC. But, we have them at tax payer expense. Whatever. There’s a constitutional amendment on the ballot as well, and I plan to do a bit of organization trying to [Read More...]

Once more unto the breach

SSA Communications Director, Jesse Galef, was just on CNN where he masterfully parried every pointed question pointed his way.  Jesse will once again be going on CNN.  The appointed time is tomorrow, Saturday, June 16th sometime during the 7pm hour. Rumor has it that this time he’ll be joined by Hemant Mehta and that there [Read More...]


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