This week in godlessness brings us to Rowlett, where Mayor Todd Gottel is feeling pretty good. He'll be running unopposed soon for his second term as mayor and third term on the City Council. The rest of the time, he owns a "sales and marketing" company, per the city of Rowlett's website, is a preci ... More >>
If you're tired of seeing Rev. Robert Jeffress' elfin little face at every turn, it might be best to avoid the highway for awhile. The pastor, along with one of his most charming quotes -- "What they [homosexuals] do is filthy" -- will be appearing on a billboard along a highway in Austin beginning ... More >>
Just about a year ago, Dallas's atheist community announced a new billboard in South Dallas, celebrating "black atheists and freethinkers." This year, just in time for the tail end of black history month, the Fellowship of Freethought, Dallas' largest atheist group, is announcing a spinoff organizat ... More >>
Dallas-area atheists had a controversial and often entertaining 2012, in which they pissed off both movie theaters and Baptist preachers . Our recent cover story about the rise of atheism in Texas also brought furious arguing in the comments section and, in our sister paper in Houston, Bible trac ... More >>
Women of Faith, a conference put on by the nation's largest Christian book publisher, hits the American Airlines Center next week.
The "Feminine Faces of Freethought" conference is not coincidentally being held tomorrow at Resource Center Dallas.
It's safe to say that there won't be a lot of ove ... More >>
Several weeks ago, two area theaters refused to show an ad for atheism, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason's new campaign, "Our Families Are Great Without Religion." Now the American Humanist Association, which supports DFWCoR's parent organization, the United Coalition of Reason, has ... More >>
Last week, the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason really wanted to run some ads about atheism . They put up some billboards along I-30, but a planned advertisement at the Arlington location of Movie Tavern was rejected at the last minute. American Atheists president Dave Silverman was pretty stea ... More >>
Last week we told you about the Dallas Fort-Worth Coalition of Reason's tiff with Movie Tavern. Once more, briefly: DFWCoR signed a contract to pay Movie Tavern three grand to show a pro-atheism ad as part of the coalition's new campaign, "Our Families Are Great Without Religion." But Movie Tavern d ... More >>
Just in time for Easter, the irrepressible atheists over at the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason are back.
You'll recall that back in February, the group erected a South Dallas billboard in praise of black free-thinkers. This time around, for a campaign they've dubbed "Our Families Are Great ... More >>
"Here they go again," Reverend Kyev Tatum said. He laughed, but stopped abruptly. He was talking, of course, about the atheists.
When we last caught up with the Dallas-Forth Worth Coalition of Reason, our local band of atheists, freethinkers and humanists, they were trying fruitlessly to g ... More >>
To refresh: The local Coalition of Reason is the atheist/agnostic group that bought all those "Good Without God" bus ads in Forth Worth last year, causing quite the stir.Well, they're back -- this time in a slight kerfuffle with The Dallas Morning News's Texas Faith blog.Zachary Moore, a coordina ... More >>
This morning we received this photo and the accompanying press release, which announced: "Godless Ads Go on Ft. Worth Buses December 1." That's per the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason, which says the campaign is "designed to raise awareness about people who don't believe in a god." Maybe yo ... More >>
Don McLeroyDon McLeroy, a Republican dentist from Bryan, is the chair of the Texas State Board of Education. He's also a book critic: Over the weekend, an indie book publisher posted his recommendation of Robert Bowie Johnson Jr.'s new book Sowing Atheism: The National Academy Of Sciences' Sinister ... More >>
That billboard pictured at right is currently hovering somewhere over a Philadelphia neighborhood;
cities in Arizona and Colorado already have one too. Dallas is next, courtesy the fund-raising efforts of the Metroplex Atheists. Terry McDonald, chairman of the group, tells Unfair Park there are abou ... More >>