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The Growing Trend of Humanist Funerals

As Americans become ever less religious, so too have our celebrated life milestones such as births, weddings, and funerals. Many of these celebrations are no longer held in a church, synagogue, or mosque, presided over b ...

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New Life for Old Churches

It’s no secret that church membership and attendance are way down in America. But one of the unintended consequences of this continuing trend is that many congregations find themselves with huge buildings that they ...

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New Gallup Poll Shows Church Membership at All-Time Low

A new Gallup poll released in April of this year reveals that the number of people who belong to a church, synagogue or mosque reached an all-time low of 50% in 2018. Church membership reached its high of 76% in 1948, an ...

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Moral and Secular Rather Than Religious Philosophy

A California appeals court upholds a lower court ruling that Sun Worshiping Atheism is not a religion in the state's eyes. A former employee sued the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for religious ...

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Religion in Employment

Some court decisions in Europe and the United States have given weight to claims of religious "freedom" for religious organizations. This allows these organizations to follow their principles and doctrines in employmen ...

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Ted Cruz Doesn’t Want an Atheist in Office

Last month, we heard about Ben Carson and his thoughts on having a Muslim as our president. Putting it quite frankly, he doesn't think having a Muslim as our president is a good idea, because he is concerned a Muslim's ...

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Suspension Reversed for Teen Football Player

For the last couple of months, the media has been covering a news story about a football coach who has been suspended after he refused to stop praying in the middle of the football field after games. Even though his di ...

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Freedom From Religion and Faith in Space

The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnos ...

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The Unreligion

Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist m ...

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An Impressive Collection of Deviant Thoughts

edited by Joan Konner. If you are an atheist who is looking to reinforce old ideas or a believer who has never met an atheist before and wants to know what they think, The Atheist's Bible may be the book for you. The ...

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