(RNS) As the 2016 election approaches, atheist, humanist and other freethinking activists are encouraged by a Pew Research Center survey that found a growing number of religiously unaffiliated — or “nones.”
Articles tagged “Ryan Cragun”
(RNS) Most saw in the talk show host’s rejection of Nyad’s atheism what polls, studies and often their own experience tell them — that atheists are among the least trusted and least liked Americans.
(RNS) Some observers caution there’s a difference in asking about an increase in the nonreligious rather than a decrease in the religious.
BETHESDA, Md. (RNS) The number of Americans who say they have no religious affiliation has hit an all-time high — about one in five American adults — according to a new study, with the number of self-described atheists and agnostics hitting a peak of 6 percent of the U.S. population. By Kimberly Winston.