(RNS) Victor Stenger, the scientist and atheist who famously said “Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings,” has died.
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(RNS) Greece, N.Y., the city at the heart of last May’s Supreme Court ruling on sectarian prayer at public meetings, issued new rules for giving invocations that may exclude atheists.
(RNS) The U.K.’s All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group has more than 100 members. The number of openly atheist members of U.S. Congress stands at zero. In the land of church-state separation, what’s keeping vocal nonbelievers out of office?
(RNS) Brevard County commissioners voted to ban atheists from opening public meetings, a direct challenge to a Supreme Court ruling.
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.
(RNS) The Secular Coalition for America wants anyone upset by the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling last month to knit or crochet rectangles, or “bricks,” to shore up what the coalition sees as the crumbling wall of separation between church and state.
(RNS) In 1950, about 20 percent of all U.S. marriages were interfaith. Today, that number is 45 percent.
(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.
STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) American Atheists plans to launch the first-ever atheism-only television channel in July.