(RNS) A campus appearance by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken Muslim-turned-atheist activist, is being challenged again, this time at Yale University. But this time her fellow ex-Muslims and atheists are among her critics.
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(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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new survey finds — surprise!– we like ourselves. U.S. adults feel most warmly about those who share their religion.
(RNS) “I am going to ask the council to understand the principle that this country was founded on,” said Dan Courtney, a member of the Atheist Community of Rochester. “That the government was founded by the people and it needs to represent all the people regardless of their religious beliefs.”
(RNS) Court after court has affirmed that printing and engraving the country’s motto on its money does not violate the U.S. Constitution.
(RNS) The suit against the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Jersey schools continues a new legal strategy.
(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.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (RNS) Kansas City Oasis hopes to provide more layers of connectivity through mom’s groups, other niche get-togethers and service opportunities.
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.”