The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop & support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing & friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of government-religion separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists & to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals. We define atheism as the lack of belief in gods. This definition also encompasses what most people call agnosticism. ON THIS SHOW: NEWS: Vaccinations/autism spectrumNEWS: DASD (public school district) has been renting space to Celebration Church, which is anti-LGBT. Reconsidering rental policy.NEWS: (From Patheos article) OK paper apologizes for printing bible verse with "devil" replacing "god".The bible at HogwartsSuperman and the Non-Prophets discussion groupBat Cruise (Austin's imperial fuck-ton of bats)"Under god" in the Pledge of Allegiance(Megan takes it on the chin)Texas law that requires students to stand for the pledgeMost important story to ever hit the human species ever:For the first time in human history, rare white giraffe has been captured on camera!