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|Secular Party of America Rallies as National Sponsor of Apostacon
The Secular Party of America is proud to announce their becoming a major sponsor of Apostacon, the 5th annual Midwest Freethought Conference. Apostacon will be held September 20-22 in Omaha, ...
|Left, Right and Corporate Media: Clinton vs. GOP in Prime Time
by Eleanor Goldfield Swede “US Congress keeps putting blocks on closing Guantanamo,” “UN criticizes Bahrain over toughened 'anti-protest' laws,” “Fukushima drainage has 20,000 tons of ...
|Secular Party of America to Hold Emergency Election
The membership of the Secular Party of America (SPoA) have unanimously voted to hold an interim election for the Office of President.
|Why Christians Should Embrace a Secular Government:
One atheists’ plea for freedom of religion “Lest anyone try to convince you that God should be separated from the state; our founding fathers, they were believers, and George Washington, he ...
|The new Secular Party of America bids a fond adieu to the National Atheist Party
On August 1st at 12am Eastern standard time our party, which has been known as the “National Atheist Party” since March of 2011, will undergo a transformation that will help focus us on the ...
|God Does NOT (NOT) Exist
Originally posted by kaustubhmathur Atheism is not a negation of anything. You don’t have to negate what no one can prove exists. No, atheism is a very positive affirmation of man’s ability to ...
|Name Change for National Atheist Party Means New Focus and Appeal
Originally posted by DividedUnderGod For over two years, the National Atheist Party has been a small political party recruiting members from the atheist community through social media, namely ...
|How the Name Kills Our Aim (Part 4): 12 advantages to voting for the “Secular Party of America”
The “National Atheist Party” appeals to the rebel in many of us but if we want to be true rebels we will work within, rather than allow ourselves to be pummeled by, the system. I'm proud to ...
|How the Name Kills Our Aim (Part 3): An ocean of allies just out of our reach
The Religious Right-Tea Party-Corporate alliance that has shifted our country to the right for the last 30 years comes at a price to many groups. These groups could become sources to be tapped in ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, June 23, 2013 In a week with so much facepalming, how does one choose the best of the best? By looking the GOP’s way of course! By ...
|How the Name Kills Our Aim (Part 2)
Branding ourselves as the opposition The above photo was sent to me by a fundamentalist Christian minister friend of mine and exemplifies the fact that the National Atheist Party’s name puts us ...
|A Step Toward the Middle Ages
In a move that shocked many around the world this past Tuesday, Russian lawmakers approved a bill that further stigmatizes homosexuality by banning the " propaganda of nontraditional sexual ...
|Religious Observance in Scottish Schools
Scotland is a beautiful country, rich in heritage and culture. They have contributed everything from medical advancements to technological invention to the rest of the world. There is not a day ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, June 16, 2013 If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if you had a Pussy Riot in an Orthodox ...
|Woman Being Denied Citizenship Because Her Morality Doesn’t Come From Religion
(originally posted on dividedundergod.com ) Margaret Doughty, a 64-year old woman from the UK who has spent the past 30+ years in the U.S., is in the process of applying for United States ...
|Texas Jury Acquits Escort Shooter
Photo courtesy of http://blog.timesunion.com/ In Texas, it’s illegal to solicit, pay for, and engage in sexual activity with a prostitute. What’s NOT illegal is shooting a woman you ‘...
|To a Great Man, Senator Frank Raleigh Lautenberg
Born of immigrant parents in 1924, and one of the greatest champions of the separation of church and state, Frank Raleigh Lautenberg simply was the American dream. He served in WWII, earned a ...
|Faith Healing and Witch Doctors...in the Classroom
With the help of the Louisiana Science Education Act (LSEA) established in 2008 and the recent passing of HB 116 on May 6 , Louisiana lawmakers have proved themselves ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, June 9, 2013 Oh Swiffer… Rosie the Riveter. A cultural icon who represented the women in the United States who tirelessly worked in ...
|How the Name Kills our Aim (part 1)
A stereotype we shall not overcome What's in a name like the National Atheist Party? Other than the obvious implication of nontheistic sentiment not a lot, perhaps – unless you count the fact ...
|Help Curb Attempts to Undermine the Constitution
Sign our Petition to Require Officials to Pass Test to Hold Office In recent months, several legislators have wasted public funds by proposing legislation that would either circumvent ...
|More Unrest at Wounded Knee
Unrest is brewing once more at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, the infamous site of the last Indian Massacre in our nation’s history – a massacre that claimed the lives of approximately one ...
|Is the Grass Greener in Colorado?
Colorado’s groundbreaking amendment is signed into law. Amendment 64 is something you may want to familiarize yourself with because it’s the first law of its kind anywhere in the world. In ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, June 2, 2013 The German Cardinal of Cologne, Joachim Meisner , who is 79 and retiring soon wanted to make sure he got a parting shot at ...
|Creationism in Schools. Again. And Again...
Rep. Frank Hoffmann, R-of West Monroe Louisiana, is attempting for what will now be the third time in his political career to cunningly introduce a bill that, if passed, would allow creationist ...
For 16-year old Florida native Kiera Wilmot, the past thirty days began and concluded with a bang. Kiera, a student at Bartow High School made national headlines. Fantastic? Not exactly. An honors ...
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. On Memorial Day the U.S. flag is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 26, 2013 Go Home Pope, You’re Drunk Earlier this week,
|LGBTQ Hate Crimes on the Rise in NY
I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news. 30/70/22/6. "Hate crimes are down this year, almost 30%, but anti-gay hate crimes are up over 70%," said NYC Commissioner Ray Kelly . There have ...
|Tales of Destruction - Child Marriage
It seems as if there is a competition among Islamic nations as to who can stoop to the most degraded form of immorality by adhering to the barbaric religious laws and traditions put forth by the ...
|War Veteran and Atheist Tosses Hat into Mayoral Race
War veteran and Atheist tosses hat into Mayoral race in LaGrange, Georgia Candidate actually believes that the citizens in his city should have a politician working for them. LaGrange native, ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 19, 2013 Oh, you crazy Catholics After boycotting Boston College’s graduation ceremony ...
(Trigger warning) There’s an old saying we’ve all heard, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But words do hurt when they are used to perpetuate the ...
Wait - What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 12, 2013 Jessica Ahlquist to visit the Playboy Mansion Jessica Ahlquist will be honored with the Hugh ...
|National Day of What? Part II
An internet conversation about “reason” (is that already an oxymoron?) by Ron Millam, Guest Contributor In my last post , I discussed a thread from on my congressional representative’s ...
|Pro-Life? Not Really.
“Pro-Life.” What a wonderful term, and at the same time a fascinating misnomer. On the surface it sounds like a romantic idea in which people enjoy and love life and everything in it, wishing ...
Fundamentalism is dangerous - even in non-believers. I spent most of my life in a search for God and spiritual enlightenment, until in my 47th year it suddenly struck me that the very reason I ...
Wait – What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 5, 2013 by Dawn Trial California Is ...
|National Day of What?
Posted yesterday on her Facebook page by the congressional representative from my district in Missouri, Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler: “Today is the National Day of Prayer. Join me in praying for ...
|Patriotism, Republican Style
More Legislative Perversions at the Expense of Taxpayers image attribution : Brandon Mruk My ...
|Boy Scouts of America: Be Prepared! Not Educated!
by Dawn Trial It was 1978 when it began circulating that the Boy Scouts were activating a “sleeper” policy that prohibited atheists, agnostics, and homosexuals from being scout leaders. It was ...
|Bringing America back to its Secular Roots
Why Nonreligious Societies are more Functional According to research published by sociologist Gregory Paul, the U.S. is doing close to worst compared to its industrialized cousins with regard to ...
|Spotlight Secularism - Adam and Amanda Brown
Adam and Amanda Brown are one of the most charismatic couples in the atheist movement. Sitting together, they describe how life was growing up as an Evangelical Christian and a Restoration Mormon [...
|Welcome to the Right Side of History
Rhode Island conservatives were wondering on Wednesday if they were still the most Catholic state in the Union when the state senate voted to pass a marriage equality bill into law by an incredible ...
|Spotlight Atheism: Kansas City Atheist Coalition
Two years ago, Sarah Hargreaves started an organization to help bring light to the positive side of what being an atheist means, something that gets vastly ignored and forgotten. But Sarah wasn't ...
|Tragedy Strikes Boston Marathon
National Atheist Party offers condolences to victims, supports good will of those who rush to offer aid. Just before 3:00 pm near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, two explosions rocked the ...
|Post Racial America? No…Not Yet
I consider myself to be positive in thought. However, as an African American, I must stay grounded in reality. Not just in any reality mind you, but ‘The African American’ reality. The African ...
|Is North Carolina the Most Intolerant State?
It’s starting to look that way. Image courtesy of tryon-nc.com North Carolina state legislators have recently made statements and proposed legislation that support such a claim. By now, everyone ...
|Please get out of my Uterus.
No, really. Enough is enough. On Friday, April 6, Kansas legislators passed a sweeping anti-abortion measure (HB 2253) declaring that life begins “at fertilization”. The bill would also block ...
|College LGBT Centers Lead to High Risk Behavior
Bill Zedler Texas Legislature is about to pass their General Appropriations Bill (SB1). For most of Texas this isn’t really newsworthy, and for the rest of the country it means even less. What ...
|The Importance of Minority Groups within the Secular Movement
Within the secular community, after attending meetups, conferences or other events, many minority atheists often come away feeling overlooked, underrated and underrepresented. I personally never ...
|Strengths and Weaknesses
The start of every year brings with it a new round of creationist craziness. Unfortunately, this craziness originates not from the bowels of America’s churches as you might expect but from the ...
|From Diversity and Reason, Unity
I live in a bubble. It’s called San Francisco. It’s lovely here. Just don’t come visit in the summer and expect “California weather.” You’ll be sorely disappointed. I moved here from ...
|The President of the National Atheist Party, Troy Boyle, officially resigns
Less than a month after its second convention, Troy Boyle, co-founder and now former President of the National Atheist Party (NAP) has unexpectedly resigned. Boyle announced his untimely resignation ...
|Puerto Rico Police Department Action Condemned by the National Atheist Party
The National Atheist Party (NAP) applauds Puerto Rico police officer and open atheist Alvin Marrero-Méndez who stood up for his First Amendment rights by refusing to pray to a god he does not ...
|Indoctri-Nation (Part 3)
The last two parts of my “Indoctri-Nation” series have been about creationism and intelligent design pouring into public schools, whether hidden in the pages of a textbook or offered as ...
|US District Court Ruling Praised by the National Atheist Party
It was a win against those who wish to deny a woman’s freedom of choice based solely on religious objections while denying the precedence of federal law. On Monday, March 18, 2013, federal ...
|Indoctri-Nation (Part 2)
As if the attack on our schools and the textbooks isn't bad enough , behind the scenes is an even more frightening prospect. As more and more families are "coming out" as secular-minded and the ...
|National Atheist Party Celebrates with Inaugural Convention in San Francisco
Focus on secular values, history of religion in the U.S., and moving forward within the current religio-political climate San Francisco, CA – March 12, 2013 – With much fanfare, the National ...
There is a cancer spreading across the country, threatening to infect our children where they are most susceptible…in school. I’m referring to the addition of creationism and intelligent design ...
|ONLY 7 MORE DAYS!!!
The National Atheist Party Invites You to Our Annual Convention! It’s not easy for a new political movement to take shape. It’s even harder when the members of that movement are demonized ...
|National Atheist Party Proposed Name Changes
From our website: The National Atheist Party differs from other political organizations in that our individual membership, general and registered, possess the opportunity to shape the direction of ...
|Action Alert! MO HB-179 Permitting ID in Science Classes
Missouri has yet another Bill pending in the House which “Specifies that the State Board of Education and other public school entities must encourage students to explore scientific questions and ...
Fellow Freethinkers: I'm writing this letter as an invitation and to beseech all of you to join us in healing the public rift that has arisen within the Secular community and detracted from our ...
|The National Atheist Party Celebrates Darwin Day 2013
Guest Address: Dr. Scot C. R. Rafkin Dr. Scot C. R. Rafkin, Assistant Director, Dept. of Space Studies at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, TX. He is a leading scientist in the field ...
On the evening of January 31, 2013 a waitress at an Applebee’s in St. Louis by the name of Chelsea Welch made a controversial decision.
|The National Atheist Party Calls Proposed Arizona Graduation Oath An Attack On Constitutional Rights
Republican lawmakers have proposed a bill that would require seniors to pledge an oath to God before they are allowed to graduate. The National Atheist Party objects to this interpretation of the ...
|The National Atheist Party Announces Partnership With Black Nonbelievers, Inc.
Announcement of NAP partnership with Black Nonbelievers, Inc.
|The National Atheist Party - Call For Action Gun Control Laws
National Atheist Party Calls For Gun ...
|Secular Holiday Thoughts For Deployed Troops
Special Holiday Message for Our Nation's Deployed Service Members from The National Atheist ...
|The National Atheist Party Condemns Mississippi Law as Religious Based
National Atheist Party Responds to Mississippi Law Based Upon Religious Belief.
|The National Atheist Party Condemns Kentucky Law as Un-American
Official Press Release by The National Atheist Party denouncing Kentucky anti-terrorism law. November 21, ...
|The National Atheist Party Congratulates Barack Obama On His Re-election
Public Congratulations Are Offered by The National Atheist Party to President Barack Obama On Winning the 2012 Presidential Election.
|National Atheist Party To Hold First Annual Convention in San Francisco
Official Press Release by The National Atheist Party announcing NAPCON 2013.
|A Letter To The Editor of The Washington Post In Response To Sally Quinn's Remarks
The National Atheist Party directly addresses the remarks made by Sally Quinn in The Washington Post following the first night of the 2012 Presidential Debate.
|National Atheist Party Response to Mitt Romney's Presidential Debate Statement on US Relgion
Official Press Release by The National Atheist Party following the October 3rd, 2012 Presidential Debate.
|The National Atheist Party Condemns The Attack On The U.S. Embassy
The National Atheist Party criticizes recent attacks, but upholds the rights of U.S. citizens guaranteed under the First Amendment.
|National Atheist Party Endorses Barack Obama
Barack Obama Is Only Candidate With Equality and Social Justice ...
|Congratulations Kyrsten Sinema!
The National Atheist Party Congratulates Kyrsten Sinema (D) For Winning the Arizona Congressional ...
|August 24, 2012 Shooting in New York
The National Atheist Party reacts to the recent shooting by lone gunman in New York City and offers condolences, commentary and requests action after the shooting.
|Speaking Up for Secular Schools
To catch up about the concerns of Rockford Public Schools 205 partnership with the Salvation Army and the National Atheist Party’s response, please review this prior article .
|National Atheist Party Endorses Unite Against the War on Women
Action expresses priorities Mahatma Ghandi The recent assaults by the Republican Party declare their priority to press strongly retrogressive limitations on the rights of women. Daily, our ...
|Rockford School's Salvation Army Affiliation not Acceptable
Recently a parent, approached Earl Dobsin, the community relations director of the the Rockford, IL public school 205 district , in regards to the endorsment of the Salvation Army by the district ...
|National Atheist Party's President Answers Theist's Question
The National Atheist Party's President, Troy Boyle , has gladly embraced on open door policy when accepting questions from theists. Ready with sharp wit and an open mind Troy is always ready for a ...
|Equal Rights for ALL by David Gerrold
In this article David Gerrold expresses his "cranky" opinion on the current state of affairs regarding the war on our civil rights. He highlights the fact that "We don’t have to agree with each ...
|National Atheist Party Condemns Ant-Theist Campaign
Billed as “The Largest gathering of the secular movement in world history,” the Reason Rally is set to take place on March 24, 2012 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. While the rally is ...
|Balance the Scales with Church Tax Reform
The National Atheist Party, as stated in its Tax Reform Platform, seeks to “level the playing field and halt the widening gap between the rich and poor in the U.S.” One strategy for achieving ...
|National Atheist Party Newsletter Issue 2
The National Atheist Party wants to keep its members well informed on its current activities and campaigns. We also want to maintain a level of informative transparency to provide an accurate view ...
|National Atheist Party shows support for Atheists in Military
On March 31st 2012 at Fort Bragg, The National Atheist Party will be with patriot and proud Foxhole Atheist Justin Griffith as he hosts what is sure to be the most fun and influential ...
|National Atheist Party Launches Free Campaign
It is said that we are all born Atheists insomuch as none of us are born with an inherent belief in any deity. All belief is learned though outside means and then intepreted inside one’s mind. It ...
|National Atheist Party's Question Campaign
It has recently become evident from following this year's nomination race and the recent laws being proposed around the country, religion has insinuated itself into government and politics. While it ...
|National Atheist Party Invites Westboro To Reason Rally
The National Atheist Party formally invites the Westboro Baptist Church to the Reason Rally, ensuring that they will be met with nothing but Reason, smiles, and swag bags. Much to the excitment of ...
|National Atheist Party Announces 4 Scholarships
Rick Santorum recently accused Obama of being a snob for encouraging the youth of America to aim for a college degree. Education is one of the most important areas we can invest in as a society and ...
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