A whole bunch of people stood around in a light rain on the National Mall in Washington DC today, knowing that the churchies were going to say the lousy weather was baby Jesus weeping on them.
But a few sprinkles didn't deter the thousands of godless atheists who seemed to really enjoy the parade o ... More >>
New York already has a rep for being filed with a bunch of scary, godless liberals -- you know, the kind of un-American scumbags that ride subways, rent apartments and -- perhaps worst -- work in THE MEDIA!!!
Still, you might wonder: Is New York actually a good place for non-believers to li ... More >>
The news that Mel Gibson is planning to make a Judah Maccabee biopic has caused quite a stir. While Judah Maccabee is one of the greatest heroes in the history of Judaism for leading the revolt against the Seleucid Empire, Mel Gibson loves getting drunk and ranting about how "The Jews are res ... More >>
Atheists groups have been particularly vocal about what they do and don't want with regard to 9/11 memorials, whether they be street signs in Red Hook (Seven in Heaven Way) or displaying the World Trade Center cross at the 9/11 Memorial. The American Atheists have filed a lawsuit, which names ... More >>
In late June the Brooklyn Paper reported that atheist groups were unhappy with a new street sign in Red Hook honoring seven firefighters from Engine 202 and Ladder 101 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The problem, according to them, is that the sign says "Seven in Heaven Way," a ... More >>
There's a new street sign hanging on Richards Street in Red Hook that honors seven firefighters from Engine 202 and Ladder 101 who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The sign says "Seven in Heaven Way," which is causing some controversy, reports the Brooklyn Paper. After all, some peo ... More >>
Today in sex studies: You will have much better sex if you are not religious, if by religious you mean the type of person who is plagued with guilt both during and for weeks, maybe even years, after sex because SEX IS BAD. This is the lesson we may take from the Daily Mail's examination of a ... More >>
The above is a charming moment from the Tennessee House of Representatives floor. Republican (obviously) state representative Frank Nicely argues that Albert Einstein would have wanted creationism to be taught alongside evolution in public schools, because "Albert Einstein said that a little knowl ... More >>
America is under attack. It's "a new strain of strident atheism" and it's deadly. To the rescue? iPhone applications, according to the New York Times. And if you're on the other side of the war, there's tools for you, too -- alternative applications "arming nonbelievers for battle." It's like ... More >>
Ken Bronstein was excited to notify us of a great coup: six members of his organization, the New York City Atheists, attended Mayor Bloomberg's annual Interfaith Breakfast this weekend. It's believed to be the first time nonbelievers have been invited, as nonbelievers, to the event.
We asked ... More >>
It's been a busy year for atheists, and they're not, as you might expect, slowing down for the holidays. NYC Atheists has been charging forward on many fronts in 2009, from letting people know you can be good without God on busses, to taking its message to the streets en Espanol.
And now, th ... More >>
Maybe we gave up too soon on the War on Christmas. The Times tells us that New York City Atheists is now holding meetings in Spanish to lure non-English-speakers unto the welcoming dark of godlessness for the holidays.
It sort of makes sense: Hispanic Americans are mostly Catholic, and no o ... More >>
We are deep into War on Christmas season (following hard upon the War on Thanksgiving season), and have noted some encouraging portents for the Jesus team. But as with the War in Vietnam, victory is in doubt if the people's hearts aren't in it, and in contrast to last year, the tone of War on Ch ... More >>
"You asked for it. You anticipated it. You waited for it!" And now, thank Go -- er, nobody, it's here: Advertising for Atheists. The NYC Atheists have gotten propaganda for godlessness on city buses. (They ask for donations to keep it up, as there is no Supreme Being to provide for them.) And ... More >>
Michael De Dora, executive director of Big Apple Coalition of Reason -- the originators of the free-thinking subway campaign we mentioned this morning -- called to correct the original item, and also to explain how the campaign came to be. As he describes it, the groups in his coalition recei ... More >>
Barack Hussein Obama, not taking any chances with the people who killed JFK, made Chief Justice John Roberts re-administer the oath he flubbed on Tuesday. "This time we're going to do it very slowly," said Obama, covering with humor his deadly serious warning to Roberts, who pretended to be amused ... More >>