It’ll be better to do a few separate posts on certain topics discussed at the American Atheists convention since there is so much to cover.
But for now, a couple quotations (which you’re not allowed to quote me on) and pictures!
Ellen Johnson, president of American Atheists, during her introduction speech:
… has anyone come out of the closet and had a bad experience?
[Many hands go up.]
The atheism closet, I mean.
After her speech, the emcee introduced the next speaker, but first thanked Ellen for her remarks:
Bill Donohue [of the Catholic League] has said there’s a special place in hell reserved for you. And there’s probably also a special place in hell for our next speaker…
It should also be noted that C-SPAN and 20/20 were both there taping the first day of festivities. If it ever airs, I’ll let you know!
There are some fun pictures after the jump, so check them out!
Me with Ellen Johnson:
Me staring at a fun little clock someone had…:
There’s also a picture of myself, Dave Silverman, and Anna Ka (the other 2006 AA scholarship winner) at the NoGodBlog!
[tags]atheist, atheism, American Atheists, convention, C-SPAN, 20/20, Ellen Johnson, Bill Donohue, Catholic League, Dave Kong, California, Dave Silverman, NoGodBlog, Anna Ka[/tags]