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Hear Dr. Ed Buckner speak on his new book In Freedom We Trust

If you’ll be in metro Atlanta on Sunday, January 13th, here’s your opportunity to hear Dr. Ed Buckner talk about his new book (co-written with son Michael Buckner) In Freedom We Trust: An Atheist Guide to Religious Liberty (available in … Continue reading

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Podcast #167 – In Freedom We Trust

We interview Ed and Michael Buckner, authors of the new book In Freedom We Trust: An Atheist Guide to Religious Liberty. Plus: We look at the shameless responses from some religious conservatives to the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary … Continue reading

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Ed Buckner stepping down from AA

Ed Buckner has announced that he’ll be stepping down after two years as president of American Atheists.  A press release on the AA website says he’ll retire as early as September, assuming a suitable replacement can be found.  I’m sorry … Continue reading

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Podcast #83 – Secular Coalition at the White House

American Atheists president Ed Buckner reports on the recent meeting between representatives of the Secular Coalition for America with White House officials. Plus: We meet the Hitch!  Allison joins us to talk about “The Only Subject Is Love,” a seminar … Continue reading

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Podcast #61 – Adventures in Cobb County

“Ufologist” and Young Earth Creationist Gary Bates of Creation Ministries International presented “Aliens, UFOs and the Bible” on July 18th at the Sewell Mill Baptist Church in Marietta, GA.  We (John and Allison) were there, but the building did not … Continue reading

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AA’s Buckner delivers county invocation

On July 28th, American Atheists president Ed Buckner delivered the official invocation at a meeting of the Cobb County (Georgia) Board of Commissioners.  He used the opportunity to deliver a polite 4-minute lecture on the stupidity of invocations.  Buckner and … Continue reading

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Podcast #50 – American Atheists Convention

We discuss our experience at the recent America Atheists National Convention, which was held at the beautiful Emory Conference Center Hotel in Decatur, Georgia.  How did the impressive slate of presenters (including activist and retired evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins) do?  … Continue reading

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Buckner-Bocchino Debate at GA Tech

On the left is Ed Buckner (president, American Atheists); on the right is Peter Bocchino (president, Legacy of Truth Ministries) in debate at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 3rd.  (Sorry, I didn’t catch the name of the moderator sitting in … Continue reading

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Podcast #27 – Ed Buckner

Interview with Ed Buckner, the newly appointed president of American Atheists.  Ed was formerly an executive director of the Council for Secular Humanism, and at the time of his appointment to this new post was the Treasurer of the Atlanta … Continue reading

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American Atheists Name Buckner New President

Ed Buckner (currently Treasurer of the Atlanta Freethought Society) has been named the new president of American Atheists, Inc.  He fills the position previous held by the legendary Madalyn Murray O’Hair, Ellen Johnson, and (Acting President) Frank R. Zindler.  Ed … Continue reading

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