Monthly Archives: November 2012

Virginia Public Offical Calls Atheists Terrorists

In a Washington Times article Loudoun County Supervisor Ken Reid calls Atheists “terrorists.” He shared the following comment with Washington Post reporter, Shivan Sarna. “[This is] another example of putting fingers in eyes of shoppers and businesses and trying to make a mockery of Christmas holidays — that’s what they’re really about. They’re hell bent on trying […] [Read More >]

Bill O’Reilly: “Christianity is NOT a Religion”

Bill O’Reilly: “Christianity is NOT a Religion” Bill O’Reilly has said many interesting things over the years on The O’Reilly Factor. His statement, “the tides go in, the tides go out” raised the eyebrows of viewers across the country during a discussion about American Atheists’ winter billboards with President David Silverman in January 2011. But […] [Read More >]

American Atheists, Inc. www.atheists.org For Immediate Release: November 27, 2012 For More Information Contact: David Silverman, President: 908-276-7300 ext. 5,[email protected] Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director, 908-276-7300 ext. 7,[email protected] CONGRESSMAN PETE STARK TO SPEAK AT ATHEIST CONVENTION Cranford, NJ-American Atheists announced today the addition of U.S. Congressman Pete Stark as a featured speaker for the 2013American […] [Read More >]

Feeling Thankful in a Godless World

Intransitive Gratitude: Feeling Thankful in a Godless World A Special Thanksgiving post by Greta Christina If you don’t believe in God, what does gratitude mean? I don’t mean specific gratitude towards specific people for specific benevolent acts. I mean that more broad, general, sweeping sense of gratitude: gratitude for things like good health, having food […] [Read More >]

Acknowledge ‘Almighty God’ or Go Directly to Jail

Cranford, NJ—Everyday in Kentucky, due to a 2008 homeland security law, atheists and agnostics are potentially forced to assert that the public safety of their state is dependent on “Almighty God” or face criminal charges, including up to 12 months in jail. On November 13, 2012, American Atheists’ National Legal Director Edwin Kagin submitted a […] [Read More >]

Atheist Group Goes Green with Solar Array

American Atheists, Inc. www.atheists.org For Immediate Release: November 13, 2012 For more information contact: David Silverman, President, 908-276-7300 ext. 5,[email protected] Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director, 908-276-7300 ext. 7,[email protected] Atheist Group Goes Green with Solar Array Cranford, NJ—American Atheists, an organization best known for taking a hard stance in the fight for the civil liberties of […] [Read More >]

Voice of Our Veterans

Veterans Day. This day is set aside each year to honor the brave men and women who serve to protect the freedom that we enjoy. The thanks that we offer never seems to be enough compared to the great sacrifices they have made. This Veterans’ Day, as we honor those who served, we want to […] [Read More >]

Conrad Goeringer: July 23, 1949 – November 3, 2012

Remembering Conrad Goeringer July 23, 1949 – November 3, 2012 Cranford, NJ—It is with sad hearts that we bid farewell to our dear friend and comrade, Conrad Goeringer. Mr. Goeringer died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, November 3, 2012. Mr. Goeringer was an integral part of American Atheists for many years in many ways. He […] [Read More >]

Alabama has Twenty-Four Atheist Groups: What’s Up, Slacker States?

Alabama has Twenty-Four Atheist Groups: What’s Up Slacker States? By Blair Scott, Director of Outreach   Did you know that Alabama has twenty-four atheist-friendly groups spanning the entire state? Yes, that’s right, twenty-four atheist-friendly groups who cover universities, towns, and counties as well as a statewide group. In Alabama! Yes! In Alabama! How do you get twenty-four groups in […] [Read More >]

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