Atheist card
March 14th, 2018

An atheist politician running for office in a Bible Belt state was labeled as “radical” and a “dangerous extremist” by her opponents. Learn what she did that was so alarming. Continue reading

December 28th, 2017

Another year in the books! As we inch closer to January 1st, we’d like to take a moment and reflect on all that happened in 2017. From revelations of sexual abuse by people in powerful places, to intense debates over … Continue reading

Santa Con New York
December 15th, 2017

Christmas is a religious holiday, right? I mean, it has to be… it’s quite literally a celebration of the birth of Christ. Well, not so fast. They say perception is reality, and a new study from Pew Research Center shows … Continue reading

bigotry in religion
July 10th, 2017

A new study conducted by researchers in Belgium sought to find out how open-minded atheists and agnostics were compared their religious counterparts – and the results were surprising. There exists a common stereotype that people who are highly religious are … Continue reading

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor
May 10th, 2017

A Texas mayor caused quite a stir when she made comments implying that Godlessness caused poverty. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor was fielding questions at a public forum prior to the city’s recent mayoral election when she was asked: “What … Continue reading

Filipino Catholics during the an annual religious procession
March 27th, 2017

Atheist groups in the Philippines are stealing tactics used by Christian missionaries in the hopes of boosting an atheist movement that has struggled to gain a foothold in the majority-Catholic country. Will it work to fight fire with fire? Continue reading

christian nation, church and state, universal life church
December 12th, 2013

You may have heard of Mrs. Betty Bowers, the wealthy, elegantly dressed, neatly coiffured brunette who gives lessons on being a good Christian while browsing the premier designer department at Neiman Marcus. The toffee-nosed ambassador of “godly” virtues routinely skewers … Continue reading

religion, ulc, universal life church monastery, intelligence, belief
September 5th, 2013

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, if you can believe the findings of a recent study on the relationship between religion and intelligence. The findings will undoubtedly ruffle the feathers of many devoutly religious people. We should be careful … Continue reading

atheism, ULC, military
June 19th, 2013

Applicants for U.S. citizenship may object to taking up arms in defense of the United States on religious but not secular grounds, according to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). Consequently, a woman applying for U.S. citizenship has … Continue reading

March 15th, 2012

How would you react if you drove past a billboard depicting a Bible verse that read “Slaves, obey your masters”? Incensed, perplexed, or curious? In the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, a group of vandals responded by ripping the offending poster … Continue reading