Reason Rally Photos

Our merry band...Dave, Scott, Heather and Gail
On the road to DC…

DC Metro
Taking DC’s excellent Metro downtown to the National Mall.

Scott and Mark
On the Metro, after deciphering their complicated ticket-buying procedures.

DC Metro Station
Throngs of people going to the rally!

DC Metro Escalator
Nearly there…one escalator ride away from the Mall…

Non-Praying Mantis
The first of many wonderful t-shirts we saw at the Rally.

Gail, Scott, Mark, and Dave
We have arrived at the Mall!

Helpful Reason Rally volunteer
A Reason Rally volunteer dispenses helpful information.

We found Larry and Lynda almost immediately! Not so lucky with Bob, unfortunately.

Scott, Mark, and Larry
Sharing a laugh at the rally…we’re all among friends!

Humanism definition
Another great t-shirt!

Atheist Homeschooler
Took this picture for Jennifer…see, there are at least two of you!

I do teach evolution!
Thank goodness for sane people.

Heather, Mark, and the Washington Monument
He’s even taller than I thought.

Opening musicians at the Reason Rally
Two musicians opened the rally with some festive (if irreverent) tunes.

Rally audience
Our best view of the audience was on the Jumbotron.

Happy human evolution
Another t-shirt logo we loved.

Wall for a reason
A few of the many great signs at the rally.

We stood steadfast through steady rain.

Jessica Ahlquist
Jessica Ahlquist, the high school student from Rhode Island, wowed the crowd.

Damp but happy
Rain could not dampen our enthusiasm for the awesome Tim Minchin!

Even the Flying Spaghetti Monster was there!

Separation of Church and State
Have to agree with JFK.

TC Reason Rally group
We had a pretty good spot near the front!

Richard Dawkins at the Reason Rally
Richard Dawkins rallies the secular masses!

Convention schedule
On to the American Atheists convention. Just a few of the excellent speakers.

Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins offers some thoughtful remarks at the convention.

personal relationship with reality
Another great t-shirt seen at the convention.

Reason is a virtue
And the front is great, too!

Heather and Dave
Dressed up for the costume party…er, well, one of us is.

Margaret Downey
Margaret Downey, president of the Freethought Society, hams it up as a devilish angel!

PZ Myers
The wonderful PZ Myers…check out his blog, Pharyngula.

same old indisputable scientific evidence
Excellent cartoon from PZ Myers’ presentation