John D - thanks for the link to Silverman's video. Like you, I agree with Silverman, and have already sent AA $$ in support of their work. We are constantly bombarded with "in your face" examples of the intolerance of the religious toward us. And I, for one, don't agree that the appropriate response always has to be the warm and fuzzy approach. There are times when it is appropriate to look them dead in the eye and simply say, "Fuck You! I'm not putting up with your shit."
In the video, Silverman mentioned the "Reason Rally" to be held in Washington D.C. in 2012. The date set is March 24, 2012, and for more information, the web site is http://reasonrally.org/