NYC Atheists in the News

Their Belief Is in the Power of Persuasion

  
July 24, 2009 - NYC 
Their Belief Is in the Power of Persuasion                                                                         
By CLYDE HABERMAN 
 

NYC Atheists group launches series of ads on buses in Manhattan

NYC Atheists group launches series of ads on buses in Manhattan
BY JAMIE LOCHER 
DAILY NEWS WRITER
Sunday, June 28th 2009
 
They may be godless, but they aren't speechless.

Ads for Atheism Appear on Manhattan Buses

June 25, 2009, 7:30 am
Ads for Atheism Appear on Manhattan Buses
By Daniel E. Slotnik

BusTitan Worldwide Posters promoting atheism will appear on about 20 city buses in Manhattan.
 
Advertisements proselytizing toothpaste and jeans do not make us question our beliefs. But a series of posters on city buses promoting atheism is intended to do just that.
 

A new day for U.S. atheists?

A new day for U.S. atheists?

Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:15pm BST  

By Michael Conlon, Religion Writer

CHICAGO (Reuters Life!) - For some atheists in the United States it's a bright new day with the election of President Barack Obama and a move away from religion-shaped government policies of past years.

Others aren't so sure, and it remains to be seen whether a friendlier climate translates into more people publicly embracing an atheist or non-theist philosophy in an overwhelmingly Christian country.

NYC Profiles: God is in the Pamphlets

A built-in aquarium lines the walls of Ken Bronstein’s unexpectedly large apartment on the Upper East Side. I had been wondering. I know people with sensibilities antithetical to Mr. Bronstein’s, and their walls are covered with crosses and quotes from the Bible stitched into fabric.

What the atheist taught

NYCA head Ken Bronstein wants the atheists to come out of the closet and put morality in their own hands.

 


As religion takes the national stage, a boon for the local faithless

By Sam Knight
New York Times, 1/9/05

At the latest meeting of the New York City Atheists, Ken Bronstein, the group's forthright president, shared good news.

"Let me just tell you," Mr. Bronstein said to a room of about 20 members who gathered on a recent Friday evening. "In the last three months, the acceptance of atheism and atheists has gone up dramatically in this country.

God? Loud Denials and a Few Shrugs

God? Loud Denials and a Few Shrugs

By Erin Chan
New York Times, 8/10/03

Sitting in on a social meeting of the New York City Atheists can be like walking through Times Square for the very first time.

The Nonbelievers

The Nonbelievers
Despite Strong Individualistic Tendencies, Atheists Seek Community for Comfort

By Keely Savoie
Special to New York Resident

[Published in the April 7, 2003 issue of the Upper West Side weekly newspaper the New York Resident. Minor corrections are in brackets.]