‘War on Christmas’ Original Programs to Debut on AtheistTV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists announced on Wednesday that AtheistTV, its new television channel, will feature original programs proclaiming the truth about Christmas on December 24 and December 25, featuring scholars and celebrities from the atheist community. New holiday-inspired specials debunking the origins of the holiday from The Thinking Atheist’s Seth Andrews, Reason Rally speaker and YouTuber […] [Read More >]

Press Release: ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ Cast to Perform at Atheist Convention

 Cranford, NJ—American Atheists announced Saturday that comedians Frank Conniff and Trace Beaulieu will reprise their roles from the Emmy-nominated series Mystery Science Theater 3000 at the American Atheists 2015 National Convention in Memphis in April in front of a live audience. For now, the movie that has been chosen for the performance is not being […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheists Demand Christians Share Christmas in TN Billboard War

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists posted new billboards in Memphis and Nashville on Friday that read “Dear Christians, I share my toys. Why won’t you share the season? Happy Holidays for all!” The new message is in response to an anti-atheist billboard placed by a group of Christians on Thursday evening in Memphis that parodies the atheists’ […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Celebrity Fashion Designer, Zombie Author, and More Will Speak at Memphis Atheist Convention

Cranford, NJ—On Wednesday, American Atheists announced renowned fashion designer and atheist Fade Zu Grau, as seen on Lifetime’s Project Runway, as a speaker for its 2015 National Convention in Memphis next April. Other speakers newly announced include former actress and stage sword-fighting expert-turned zombie-author Dana Fredsti; Dr. Buzzy Jackson of the Boston Globe and author […] [Read More >]

Atheists Promote ‘Skip Church’ Christmas Billboards in South

Time is running out! Early-bird convention registration will be ending soon. Register today! Cranford, NJ—Continuing its tradition of “firebrand-style” billboards at Christmastime, American Atheists launched a new campaign in Bible Belt cities, beginning Monday. The billboards feature a young girl writing a letter to Santa; her letter reads, “Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas […] [Read More >]

Press Release: American Atheists Offers 2015-2016 Scholarships

Friday, November 7, 2014

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists announced Friday that it is offering seven scholarships totalling $4,000 to undergraduate and graduate atheist students. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2015, and winners will be announced at the American Atheists 2015 National Convention April 2-5, in Memphis, Tennessee. The seven scholarships offered are the $1,000 O’Hair Scholarship and four […] [Read More >]

Announcing the winner of our pumpkin-carving contest: “Evolution” by Pete Zupan of Washington, DC!

Hello all! We are thrilled to announce the winner of our first-ever atheist-themed Pumpkin Carving Contest. The winner will receive a voucher redeemable for a ticket to the 2015 National Convention in Memphis, Tennessee this coming April 2-5. The winning pumpkin was a depiction of the “Evolution” sequence from Carl Sagan’s “COSMOS.” The design was […] [Read More >]

Press Release: North Carolina High School Agrees to Review Policies After American Atheists Calls Out Religious Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Cranford, NJ—Principal J. Wayne Shepherd of the West Wilkes High School in Wilkes, North Carolina, has agreed to review the restrictions about religious activities at the public high school and the policy of distribution of non-school sponsored literature to students after American Atheists sent a letter of concern about a religious assembly held on October […] [Read More >]

#AtheistVoter Campaign Launched to Put Politicians on Notice

Cranford, NJ—On Tuesday, American Atheists announced the launch of the #AtheistVoter Campaign, a two-week initiative on social media to encourage atheists, humanists, agnostics, and other non-religious U.S. citizens to voice their intentions to vote and their concerns about issues to the candidates running in the midterm elections. “Atheists make up millions of voters in every […] [Read More >]

Friday Fallacy! October 10, 2014

It’s time for your #FridayFallacy! As always, we will begin with an example to give you a chance to guess the fallacy, and then proceed with an explanation and a breakdown of common uses in religious arguments. Example: Chemotherapy and other dangerous, Big Pharma drugs are just that: Drugs. That destroy your body, cause unintended […] [Read More >]

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