Monthly Archives: February 2014

Press Release: CPAC Boots Atheist Booth

Atheists: 'This Is Exactly the Problem'

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday February 25, 2014 Washington, DC—On Tuesday, American Atheists President David Silverman received a phone call from American Conservative Union Executive Director Dan Schneider informing him that the ACU board is breaking its agreement to permit American Atheists to host an information booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 6-8. […] [Read More >]

CPAC Reverses Course, Boots Atheist Booth

Atheists: 'This Is Exactly the Problem'

Washington, DC—On Tuesday, American Atheists President David Silverman received a phone call from American Conservative Union Executive Director Dan Schneider informing him that the ACU board is breaking its agreement to permit American Atheists to host an information booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 6-8. According to Silverman, Schneider cited “the tone” […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheists March Into Lions’ Den at CPAC

Organization Confronts Conservatism's Religious Image

Washington, DC—On Tuesday, American Atheists announced it will sponsor an information booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the nation’s largest such annual gathering. Believed to be the first-ever atheist-sponsored CPAC booth, American Atheists leadership will be available to answer questions throughout the March 6–8 event at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center […] [Read More >]

Astrobiologist & Simpsons Director to Speak at National Atheist Convention

Today, American Atheists announced David Morrison, astrobiologist and director of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute, and David Silverman, director of the television show The Simpsons and the movie Monsters, Inc., as the final two speakers for its national convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, April 17-20. The announcement came while the organization’s […] [Read More >]

Student Video Contest Details!

Hello students! As Jaclyn Glenn revealed in her promo video for the American Atheists 2014 National Convention, a very generous donor has offered to pay the admission costs of 10 lucky students. The convention is April 17-20 in Salt Lake city; more details are here. You can watch the whole video here:   We have […] [Read More >]

Press Release: Atheists Announce New Convention Speakers, Free Military Memberships, & Childcare Registration

Cranford, NJ—On Wednesday, American Atheists announced new speakers to its star-studded roster for the largest annual atheist event in the country. The new speakers include Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers, Survivor®: Fiji reality-television contestant and tech executive Yau-Man Chan, and atheist & feminist activist Beth Presswood. Additionally, members of the armed forces will receive a […] [Read More >]

Friday Fallacy: February 7, 2014

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for your Friday Fallacy! We’ll name the fallacy at the end to give you a chance to guess it. Thinking about debating a creationist? Ask your opponent first, “What would change your mind?” If the answer is “nothing,” it’s a waste of time and you only give credibility […] [Read More >]

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