(RNS) “There are people in our community that … are only going to sit down and listen to you talk about separation of church and state for so long,” said Kimberly Veal, a Chicago-based black atheist.
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DECATUR, Ga. (RNS) A coalition of nearly 30 atheists, humanists and other nonreligious groups is taking a page from the gay rights movement to encourage people to admit they are “openly secular.”
NEW YORK (RNS) Atheists said they suffered from both physical and emotional damages from the presence of the beamed cross at the official 9/11 museum, resulting in headaches, indigestion and mental pain.
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 book exhorts atheists to “come out of the closet,” another sign that the nonbelief community is taking a page from the LGBT community in gaining acceptance.
NEW YORK (RNS) “There’s no constitutional requirement the cross has to be balanced by something else,” attorney Mark Alcott said. “The museum is not a proponent or opponent of religion.”
(RNS) Local officials in Florida this week rejected an atheist monument proposed for a courthouse lawn, another example of the hurdles religious minorities will face as they continue to press for equal access to displays on public lands.