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Richard Dawkins March 2009 Tour


Richard DawkinsThe Secular Student Alliance, the Center for Inquiry and Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are proud to announce Richard Dawkins 2009 Tour! The celebrated biologist and atheist will be speaking at four universities in the midwest during the first half of March.

Update: The Oklahoma University event has been moved to a larger venue!

Update: Tickets are now on sale for the University of Minnesota event!

Dr. Richard Dawkins first came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularized the gene-centered view of evolution. Since then, he has written eight books touching on such topics as religion, terrorism, evolution, creationism, and the relationship between science and art. His 2006 New York Times best seller, The God Delusion, sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 31 languages. During the four-stop tour, Dr. Dawkins will discuss "The Purpose of Purpose":

Op-Ed: Praise for Obama's recognition of non-believers


Obama's InaugurationThis op-ed piece was published on January 22, 2009 in The Stanford Daily, an independent publication at Stanford University.

President-Elect Obama Asked to Turn Down Boy Scouts of America

Barack ObamaOn January 13, 2009, the Secular Student Alliance was among nineteen leading freethought organizations sending a letter to President-Elect Barack Obama urging him to decline the title and role of honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America.

Secular Students Are Counting on YOU


The Atheists, Agnostics and Freethinkers of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earned the SSA Best Service Project Award for partnering with the Campus Crusade for Christ to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Please consider a generous financial gift to the Secular Student Alliance. As 2008 draws to a close, the SSA -- like many non-profits -- is experiencing a significant downturn in contributions from our supporters. As an independent organization, we rely entirely on donations from atheists, agnostics, humanists, and others who want to safeguard the future of secularism. You are a critical part of that future.

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