Tag Archives: atheism

Church Sign Of The Day

This sign has gone viral in the past couple of days and has even appeared on Glenn Beck’s “news” site The Blaze: While the message may be a tough pill to swallow for some Christians who believe that non-belief is a tragic societal occurrence — even more tragic than Christians behaving badly — Kay Pettygrove, an administrator at the church, …

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Atheist Vet Denounces Christianists

WATCH THIS.(Tipped by JMG reader Brian)

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Smut For Smut: Atheist Texas Students
Offer To Trade Porn For Bibles

The Friendly Atheist, who is not a fan of the campaign, quotes the University of Texas San Antonio group: “The point is not to hand out porn, but rather the primary purpose is to get people to come talk to us so we can get our message out,” Kyle Bush, the group’s president, said. “We want to spread atheism and …

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Jesus Is Preapproved

If you want mythological figures on your Capital One card, there are dozens of preapproved images to select from. But you want the simple stylized letter “A” that signals atheism, that’s against the rules. Consumerist has more. (Tipped by JMG reader Kevin)

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Pennsylvania Sued For “Year Of The Bible”

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sued the state of Pennsylvania after its GOP-dominated House voted to name 2012 as the “Year Of The Bible.” Dig the section I’ve bolded. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. FFRF names as defendants State Rep. Rick Saccone, author of the resolution, Clancy Myer, House …

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Quote Of The Day – Adam Savage

“I have concluded through careful, empirical analysis and much thought that somebody is looking out for me. Keeping track of what I think about things, forgiving me when I do less then I ought, giving me strength to shoot for more than I think I am capable of. I believe they know everything that I do and think and they …

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Atheists Rally In Washington DC

An estimated 10,000 atheists rallied in Washington DC this weekend in what’s being called the largest such gathering in history. The Reason Rally, sponsored by 20 atheist, secular and humanist groups, was billed as a “coming-out” party in the heart of Washington for a segment of the American population that is growing faster than any religious group. “There are too …

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Reason TV On Atheist Billboards

(Tipped by JMG reader Bennie)

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Unholy Water

After members from a Florida church “anointed” a section of highway with “holy oils,” a group of atheists arrived with “unholy water” to unbless the road. Glen Copple, an associate pastor at Northside Christian Church in Lakeland, said Saturday’s symbolic cleanup of holy oil by the Humanists of Florida was a “ludicrous” event that solely sought publicity. “I find it …

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Now Seen In Australia

Via Friendly Atheist.

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Billboard Of The Day

The above billboard just went up in Washington DC to promote the Reason Rally, the “largest gathering of the secular movement in world history.” Christian groups plan to be there to counter such luminaries as Richard Dawkins and PZ Meyers. The True Reason site says: This is not a counter-demonstration. We are going there to share Christ person to person …

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Headline Of The Day II

Washington Post has the details.

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Quote Of The Day – Bill Donohue

“Never has there been a more vicious anti-Catholic advertisement in a prominent American newspaper than the one in today’s New York Times by Freedom From Religion Foundation. The demonization of Catholicism is palpable. [snip] Not a single Catholic who reads this ad will be impelled to leave the Church. That is not the issue (Catholicism, unlike many other religions, is …

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Full Page Ad In Today’s NYTimes Urges Liberals To Quit The Catholic Church

The Freedom From Religion Foundation asks: “Can’t you see how misplaced your loyalty is after two decades of sex scandals involving preying priests, church complicity, collusion and cover-up going all way to the top? Apparently, you’re like the battered woman who, after being beaten down every Sunday, feels she has no other place to go. There’s a more welcoming home …

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Atheism Billboard Blocked In Brooklyn

The atheism billboard that some of you felt was unnecessarily provocative has been blocked from being posted in one of Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhoods. Landlord Kenny Stier refused to allow workers from the advertising company Clear Channel into his building, according to American Atheists president David Silverman. Silverman claims powerful neighborhood rabbis convinced Stier to block the non-believing billboard and called …

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PA Billboard Vandalized On First Day

Pennsylvania’s Christians clearly do not approve of the posting of billboards containing verbatim quotes from the Bible. The verse itself would likely have been stripped too, but it was out of the reach of the vandals.

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Billboard Of The Day

American Atheists say: The “HR 535 – Year of the Bible Resolution” declared by the PA House of Representatives asked us to “study and apply the teachings of the holy scriptures”. After considering the bill, we felt it necessary to highlight one of those teachings and share it with the public in the form of this billboard. It will be …

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Billboard Of The Day

Well, this should be interesting. American Atheists plan to post the above billboard message in Brooklyn. An Arabic version will be erected in a Muslim neighborhood in New Jersey. Dave Silverman, the president of American Atheists, said the signs are intended to reach atheists in the Muslim and Jewish enclaves who may feel isolated because they are surrounded by believers. …

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Billboard Of The Day

Now seen in California.

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Bill Maher Unbaptizes Mitt Romney’s
Dead Atheist Father-In-Law

“I call upon the Mormon spirits to leave you the fuck alone!”

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