(RNS) Michael Newdow has unsuccessfully challenged the Pledge of Allegiance, the president’s oath of office and “In God We Trust.” He’s at it again, this time taking a page from the Hobby Lobby case.
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(RNS) The group said Raskin is “the first candidate who openly identifies as a humanist” and praised his commitment to preserve the separation between church and state.
(RNS) Under the settlement, the Federal Bureau of Prisons agreed to acknowledge humanism as a “worldview” and allow its adherents the same rights and recognition enjoyed by inmates of other faiths.
(RNS) “Secular people don’t believe in anything supernatural, but that doesn’t render us sterile souls,” Phil Zuckerman said. “But because religion has constructed the language with which we describe existential wonder, it is almost like that is not our territory. But it most certainly is.”
OAKLAND, Calif. (RNS) A newly minted observance called “Secular Solstice” takes religious ritual common to the holiday season and adds its own spin.
(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.
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.”
(RNS) A new campaign from the American Humanist Association wants people to sit down and shut up when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.