Back in the early days of atheism, as we know it in America, Madalyn Murray O'Hair had become quite famous. Not only did she go to court to fight for separation of church and state and found American Atheists (AA), she did the talk show circuit.
A new atheist billboard went up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this week. The American Atheists (AA) affiliate, FLorida Atheists and Secular Humanists (FLASH), who put it up, wanted to let fellow area atheists know that they are not alone.
Last night on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Keith, as usual, presented his "Worst Person" segment. An atheist was honored by coming in number three (bronze) on his list. (We are assuming the person is an atheist. After all, we don't really know for sure, do we?)
FLorida Atheists and Secular Humanists (FLASH) has put up a billboard on the corner of NW 27 Ave and Sunrise Blvd. in Ft Lauderdale. This is the start of a campaign to counter the negative image portrayed of "non-believers".
The American Atheists has announced that it will be lowering its membership fees. The new rates, which will be available beginning July 1st, are being offered to help the organization to increase membership, to encourage activism, and to raise more money to fund their activities.
Sean Faircloth has joined the Secular Coalition for America (SCA) as the Executive Director. In a letter he sent to SCA supporters, the former Majority Whip of the Maine House of Representatives said, "I am... a father of three, and a proud nontheist. I am excited to have the opportunity to lead this organization."