Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Statement from Todd Stiefel

Over the last few months, Mormonism has received a great deal of attention and positive press.  I recently suggested to Dave that the time was ideal for American Atheists to remind the public of the fact that Mormonism has a checkered history on racial issues.  Those who were members or missionaries for the church in […] [Read More >]

Paul Kurtz (1925-2012 CE)

by Ed Buckner Paul Kurtz was an incredible man: brilliant, creative, and energetic well into his declining years. He accomplished far more than any ordinary man (see obituaries in the New York Times(easily his favorite newspaper) http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/24/nyregion/paul-kurtz-humanist-and-philosopher-dead-at-86.html?_r=0 and in the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/paul-kurtz-skeptical-philosopher-who-debunked-paranormal-claims-dies-at-86/2012/10/23/442e232e-1c87-11e2-ba31-3083ca97c314_story.html for a good summary of the breadth and depth of what he […] [Read More >]

American Atheists Demand Answers on Romney’s Religious Loyalty

Cranford, NJ – American Atheists will launch a mobile billboard campaign October 22, 2012, in Boca Raton, FL, near the final presidential debate site. The billboard states,“No Blacks Allowed (until 1978). No Gays Allowed (Current). Shame on Mormonism.” This campaign highlights just two of the troubling aspects of Romney’s religious faith. Dave Silverman, President of American […] [Read More >]

In Memory of Paul Kurtz

Paul Kurtz, the father of modern secular humanism, the founder of the Center for Inquiry, of the Council for Secular Humanism and many other important organizations, author of many key books, a highly honored philosopher and professor emeritus at the University of Buffalo, the creator of Free Inquiry, a good friend and great man, died […] [Read More >]

1st Annual American Atheists Art Show and Silent Auction

1st Annual American Atheists Art Show & Silent Auction Artist Application Process is OPEN for the 1st Annual American Atheists Art Show and Silent Auction (Please use Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to download application.) Register online   RULES AND REQUIREMENTS The theme of the Art Show “Atheism Alive in Art.” American Atheists welcomes artists from all over the world to […] [Read More >]

American Atheists Jubilant Over Latest Religion Report

For Immediate Release: October 9, 2012   For more information contact: David Silverman, President, 908-276-7300 ext. 5 Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director, 908-276-7300 ext. 7  Latest Pew Forum Research Shows Number of Godless Continues to Rise Secularism On The Rise—Protestantism Lowest In History me-and-ellen-copy.pngCranford, NJ—American Atheists celebrate the latest Pew Research Center poll showing that, […] [Read More >]

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