WASHINGTON (RNS) Although most Americans still say they wouldn’t vote for a godless candidate, the tide is shifting.
(RNS) The third annual Women in Secularism conference has made some progress in battling sexism within the ranks of the secular community — but there is more to be done.
(RNS) The loss is also a setback for a new legal strategy that argued that “under God” violated the state constitution’s guarantee against discrimination rather than the U.S. Constitution’s promise of separation of church and state.
STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) While the Supreme Court decision allowing sectarian prayer at government meetings was a blow to secular organizations, it may also lead to some unlikely alliances.
STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) American Atheists plans to launch the first-ever atheism-only television channel in July.
(RNS) A new coalition is gathering stories of discrimination from nonbelievers in an attempt to make that kind of bias unacceptable.
(RNS) A new “Rational Doubt” blog hopes to help those who feel isolated by doubt in a sea of believers, pairing clergy who have lost their faith and left the pulpit with those struggling with leaving religion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The change comes against a backdrop of persistent claims from atheists and other nonbelievers that the military is dominated by a Christian culture that is often hostile to unbelief.
(RNS) The suit against the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Jersey schools continues a new legal strategy.