Monthly Archives: December 2012

‘War on Christmas’ Continues As Atheist Banner is Destroyed

Cranford, NJ—The small township of West Milford, NJ has become the scene of the latest attack on atheists. Vandals allegedly destroyed a banner donated by American Atheists for the township holiday display after local City Councilman Joseph Smolinski appeared to advocate its theft.  According to an article in the NorthJersey.com news source, Smolinski was adamant […] [Read More >]

Don’t Forget the Atheists When Tragedy Strikes

By: Ed Buckner and Amanda Knief During the past five days, a nation has struggled to deal with the loss and grief of 20 children and six adults—all gunned down for unknown reasons. American Atheists recognizes that many in this country will turn to their Christian beliefs and leaders for guidance and comfort. However, millions […] [Read More >]

David Silverman will appear on Fox News’ Hannity tonight

American Atheists President David Silverman will be on the Fox News show “Hannity” tonight at 9pm. Make sure you tune in! For more information on our Times Square Billboard, you can watching this episode of Atheist Viewpoint.  [Read More >]

Shooting in Conneticut

Our hearts go out to the families of the victims, faculty and students involved in the senseless shooting in Connecticut. For more details about the attack, please log on to: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/15/nyregion/shooting-reported-at-connecticut-elementary-school.html?_r=0 [Read More >]

Winter Billboard Launched in Times Square

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists’ latest billboard, located in the heart of New York City, is set to launch on December 11, 2012.  Strategically positioned in Times Square (across from the M&M store), the billboard will display images of Santa and Jesus with the message, “Keep the merry! Dump the myth!” David Silverman, President of American Atheists […] [Read More >]

An Open Letter from Blair Scott

I have spent the last week mulling over what I want to do at this point in the movement. I’m tired of the in-fighting: at every level. I am especially tired of allowing myself to get sucked into it and engaging in the very behavior that is irritating the hell out of me. It’s hypocritical […] [Read More >]

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