Latest on Dawkins and Oklahoma
March 20, 2009

An update on free speech — or the lack thereof — in Oklahoma.

Is Kabul the Capital of Oklahoma?
March 16, 2009

Some Oklahoma legislators believe only certain views may be considered by college students. Atheism isn’t on the approved list.

Pay Attention to the Cross in the Doughnut Hole
March 4, 2009

A new Supreme Court case will provide a clue to the Obama administration’s views on church-state issues.

Your Definitive Guide to Heaven in 2009 (and 2010, 2011…)
February 25, 2009

Here’s everything you need to know about heaven—oh wait, most people reading this are going to hell. OK, we’ll cover that soon.

Don’t Take That Oath!
February 11, 2009

My colleague, Derek Araujo, has posted a couple of blog entries regarding the recent legal efforts to remove the religious trappings from the inauguration ceremony. (See, for example,   his blog entry for December 31, 2008 ). Many religious skeptics are outraged by the inclusion of religion in an important government ceremony. However, as Derek …

CFI Warns Nation of God’s Wrath!
January 22, 2009

Ronald A. Lindsay, CFI President & CEO, informs us of God’s anger over President Obama’s acknowledgement of nonbelievers.

What Does A Commitment to Gender Equality Imply?
January 7, 2009

Is there a humanist position on affirmative action? Pornography? If so, what is it?

Do You Think Humanists Have a Sense of Humor? Prove It.
January 5, 2009

CFI President and CEO Ronald A. Lindsay offers some light bulb jokes — and challenges other humanists to do better.

Get Your Secs Here
December 21, 2008

Who are we? How should we describe ourselves? Perhaps no movement has spent more time agonizing over what to call itself than the humanist/atheist/freethought/ skeptical/ Brights, etc. movement. That last sentence illustrated the problem nicely. I am an atheist. (Note the small “a” — capitalization is another issue, but don’t get me started on   …

Obama to Gays and Lesbians: Go to Hell
December 18, 2008

Rev. Rick Warren, the popular evangelical pastor and best-selling author, has been selected to deliver the invocation at Barack Obama’s inauguration. That’s Rick Warren, the guy who campaigned on behalf of Prop. 8 in California. That’s Rick Warren, the person who has compared same-sex marriage to pedophilia. A gay friend of mine, who grew up …