Alabama Atheists


Alabama Atheists

Is anyone out there? We are surrounded by Christian Fundamentalists. Some of whom we call family. Tell us your story.

Location: Alabama
Members: 114
Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2015

What are your experiences or thoughts about being an Atheist in Alabama?

How do feel about meeting new people and being asked: What church do you go to?

Other Things:
Violations of church-state separation continue to take place in our State.

Alabama Regional Groups
Alabama Atheist
Birmingham Freethought Society Doesn't seem to be active.
North Alabama Freethought Association
Montgomery Freethought Association
West Alabama Freethought Association

Etowah County Rationalists!

Alabama has an Evolution Disclaimer on science text books

Discussion Forum

East Central Alabama and Beyond - Lake Hypatia

Started by Siryth. Last reply by Lisa Nov 1, 2012. 3 Replies

I just joined the site, and thought I would check and see if everyone is aware of Lake Hypatia. It's located…Continue


Started by James Bradford. Last reply by James Bradford Jun 25, 2012. 5 Replies

I wanted to introduce myself since I just joined the group. My name is James and I live in the Lake Martin area of Alabama, more specifically Alexander City. As far as I can tell I'm the only atheist…Continue

Anyone Near Enterprise (Lower Alabama)

Started by Caleb Cochran. Last reply by Ava Williamson Sep 26, 2011. 12 Replies

Unfortunately, all of the groups that meet and such are in Northern Alabama so some of us are kind of screwed lol

SW Alabama Free Thinkers - Meetup group starting in Escambia County

Started by Vince Lauria Jun 13, 2011. 0 Replies

I'm attempting to start a Meetup group for non-theists but those strongly interested in separation of church and state issues are welcome also. Join us. If you are a firm, even a church-going,…Continue

Tags: agnostic, secular, alabama, atheist, evergreen

Seeking Atheist group in or near Mobile

Started by Albert Terry. Last reply by Albert Terry Jun 5, 2011. 4 Replies

My searching so far for an Atheist group here in Mobile has come up fruitless thus far. I have heard about such a group but have not been able to contact them. So if anyone has information about…Continue

Eastern Shore (Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope) or Central Baldwin area

Started by The Big Blue Frog. Last reply by The Big Blue Frog Sep 11, 2010. 3 Replies

I'm interested in meeting up with "folks" in the Central Baldwin (Silverhill, Loxley, Robertsdale, Summerdale, Elsanor) or Eastern Shore (Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope) areas in Southwest Alabama.…Continue

Tags: twitter, fairhope, elsanor, facebook, thebigbluefrog

Primary Run-Offs and the November Gubernatorial Race

Started by The Big Blue Frog. Last reply by Scott M Aug 6, 2010. 3 Replies

The primaries were depressing. Nearly every website I went to for candidates info started off with something about Christian values or where the candidate went to church, or how much we needed God. I…Continue

New Humanist group in Auburn : Humanists of the East Alabama Region (HEAR)

Started by Greg Henderson Jul 11, 2010. 0 Replies

The Humanists of the East Alabama Region, or HEAR, is a community of humanists, atheists, agnostics and freethinkers which meets in Auburn, Alabama.Please visit our web site at…Continue

Alabama State Director for American Atheists

Started by Blair Scott. Last reply by The Big Blue Frog Jun 30, 2010. 1 Reply

Hello my fellow Alabama Atheists!I wanted to introduce myself to everyone (several of you already know me). My name is Blair Scott and I am the Alabama State Director for American Atheists. My job is…Continue

Tags: scott, huntsville, blair, alabama, atheists

Online Alabama Atheist Groups?

Started by Micah. Last reply by Linda Turnipseed Dec 13, 2009. 2 Replies

I am looking for the online Alabama Atheists and Freethought Groups. Specifically, I am looking for ones that seemingly only have an online presence or also are not listed in this list…Continue

Tags: groups, online groups, alabama

New group in Dothan and Ltte: Evolution debunked?

Started by Micah. Last reply by Micah Oct 3, 2009. 2 Replies

This is a recent letter to the editor published in the Dothan Eagle:Letters to the EditorPublished: January 6, 2009Grade school textbooks teach evolution as fact. It is a monstrous lie that harms our…Continue

Tags: group, evolution, creation, stupid creationist, editor

Any atheists around Jasper, Alabama?

Started by Cory Camp Sep 25, 2009. 0 Replies

I have about eight more months in Jasper before I ship myself off to Monte Vallo. Just curious, are there any other atheists in this backwards little town?

Tags: Atheist, Jasper, Alabama

New Birmingham Atheist Examiner for

Started by Jerome. Last reply by Jerome Apr 18, 2009. 3 Replies

I am now the Atheist Examiner for the Birmingham division of I will be covering atheist/secular related news and events throughout the state.Here is the link:…Continue

Discover West Alabama

Started by Jerome. Last reply by Jerome Apr 14, 2009. 2 Replies

I will be contributing to a new website - Launch date is April 30th, be sure to check it out.

03MAR09: Hitchens v. D'Souza at Samford University in Birmingham, AL

Started by Micah. Last reply by Micah Feb 18, 2009. 1 Reply

The Samford Socratic Club is bringing Christopher Hitchens and Dinesh D'Souza together again for a debate at the Samford University in Birmingham, AL on March 3rd 2009.Blair Scott, National Affiliate…Continue

Tags: Birmingham, AL, 03MAR2009, Samford University, D'Souza, Hitchens

07FEB09: SkeptiCamp

Started by Micah Jan 18, 2009. 0 Replies

I was listening to a Skepticaity podcast from November (episode #90 MP3), a…Continue

Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, BarCamp, Georgia, meeting, skepticamp

09-12APR09: American Atheists Convention - Atlanta, GA

Started by Micah. Last reply by Micah Jan 11, 2009. 3 Replies

AMERICAN ATHEISTS NATIONAL CONVENTIONAPRIL 9, 10, 11, 12, 2009ATLANTA, GEORGIAEmory Conference Center Hotel/Emory Inn1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329Said to be the “Best Kept Secret” in Georgia…Continue

Two New Groups in Alabama

Started by Micah. Last reply by George S. Jan 5, 2009. 1 Reply

I am pleased and excited to announce that as of this week there are two new atheist/agnostic/freethinker groups in Alabama.Montgomery Area Freethought Association (MAFA)…Continue

Tags: groups, alabama

Tuscaloosa-West Alabama Freethinkers

Started by Micah Jan 2, 2009. 0 Replies

I want to announce a new group in Tuscaloosa called Tuscaloosa-West Alabama Freethinkers.If you live near there, please join.Please mention…Continue

Tags: group, tuscalossa, al, meetup, tuscaloosa, alabama

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Comment by Chuck VonDerAhe on September 15, 2010 at 8:01am
Alabama League of Reason (Mobile, AL)

Professor Brian Axsmith will be giving a presentation on "Anti-Intellectualism in America"

This Saturday (Sept 18th) 4PM - 6PM

Satori Coffee House
5460 Old Shell Road
Mobile, AL 36608
251-281-8591-*Chuck's Cell

How to find us
We will be meeting in the back room. (I have been here before for meetings with other groups. Do not feel that you need to purchase anything. It's a self service counter in the front and comfy couches in the back.)

Visit our MEETUP page for more information. While you are there please join our group. That will insure that you are notified by email about our future events and news.
Comment by Michel Campbell on September 15, 2010 at 4:38am
Amazingly, this is the most "stuck in a rut" state I have ever lived in. I work for the federal government and there are prayers given at meetings. And if I hear Pascal’s Wager on more time, I am going to vomit.
Comment by The Big Blue Frog on August 27, 2010 at 7:41am
Two churches on every street is the norm. You must live amongst heathens!
Comment by Micah on May 3, 2010 at 12:59pm
There is a group in Gadsden called the Etowah County Rational Alliance (ECRA). In Chattanooga, there is the Chattanooga Freethought Association. That may be some options for you. There are many more places in the Southeast are more isolated from a local freethinking group.
Comment by Tommy on May 2, 2010 at 10:39am
Good to meet you Kevin. I live in Tunnel Hill Ga. Not to far away. My house sits in between three churches. I think of my house as a speck of sanity amongst the delusional.
Comment by Kevin Ray Smith on May 2, 2010 at 2:54am
Hello from the heart of Sand Mountain. Yes, I am an Atheist living in the midst of fundamental believers. There are actually a few non-believers here. I do have a bit of trouble finding free-thought groups in this area. I have considered starting one, or maybe, getting a couple of groups from Huntsville to branch into this area. I have felt out-of-place for a number of years as a result of living here. Actually, I have learned, that being rabid and completely honest with the delusional fundis in the area, is the best buffer against feeling like a victim. Nevertheless, it would be great to meet many more free-thinkers, Atheists, Anti-theists, Brights, etc. in this area.
Comment by Crying Calypso on April 5, 2010 at 3:17pm
Nice to meet you all :) My husband and I grew up on the NE Alabama/NW Ga border, and I can definitely relate to feeling out of place. We actually took off for New England and didn't look back to the South until just a couple of years ago. Luckily, I've grown to give less of a crap about the comments I get when someone brings up religion. :)
Comment by Kenneth M Lipp on March 27, 2010 at 5:50pm
Birmingham Freethought Society is meeting, but the school did something to their domain. See for link to BFS and other atheist resources.
Comment by Scott M on February 6, 2010 at 1:26pm
There might be a few non-theists showing up in the Troy area. A company called CGI has opened up a new regional headquarters there and is moving a lot of people (including me and my family in). In fact it occurred to me that with the number of companies in the US moving south and bringing people with them that we might start seeing more of the south "going blue" like the northern states have.
Comment by Micah on February 1, 2010 at 4:31pm
In the other direction, there is Southeast Alabama Freethought Association and near Dothan. They have about one meetup a month.

If you do go, say hi to Rick for me.

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