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April 19, 2015
Atheists ‘Terrorists’ Face Death Threats

Atheists ‘Terrorists’ Face Death Threats

Pictured above are a happy group of Turkish atheists enjoying a fraternal day out in the sun. It was taken before the authorities decided to equate non-believers with terrorism – and the Facebook page on which the photo first appeared has disappeared.

April 15, 2015
Pledge of Allegiance Incident Proves We Need More Critical Thinking

Pledge of Allegiance Incident Proves We Need More Critical Thinking

A middle school girl is scolded, embarrassed and banished from the classroom for refusing to stand for the pled

April 15, 2015
Madison First in Nation to Pass Ordinance Protecting Atheists

Madison First in Nation to Pass Ordinance Protecting Atheists

MADISON, Wis. - As the current common council met for the last time Tuesday, members unanimously voted to make discriminating against atheism, and others who do not believe in God, illegal.

April 15, 2015
National Day of REASON, not PRAYER!

National Day of REASON, not PRAYER!

In UnitedCoR’s last newsletter, Jase encouraged all local CoRs to get involved in the National Day of Action (starting Monday, May 4th) or to apply for local proclamations for Day of Reason for Thursday, May 7th.

April 15, 2015
Jase Heap's Podcast with Chicago CoR's Hemant Mehta

Jase Heap's Podcast with Chicago CoR's Hemant Mehta

Since filing a federal lawsuit regarding his application to become the first Humanist-endorsed chaplain in the history of the United States Navy (not the Army, sorry!), Jase “broke silence” and participated in a podcast with Chicago CoR’s H

April 15, 2015
Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc., Offers Words of Healing

Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc., Offers Words of Healing

Following the recent tragic shooting of Mr. Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, Mandisa Thomas—President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

April 14, 2015
Texas Lawmakers Divert HIV Funds to Abstinence Education Program

Texas Lawmakers Divert HIV Funds to Abstinence Education Program

I was in McAllen, Texas a month ago, visiting with a group of students in the Rio Grande Valley Atheists. I was encouraged by the dedication and determination of these ten Latino and Latina university students, who are actively lobbying for science-based sex education programs in that part of south Texas.

March 31, 2015
Congressman: There is no

Congressman: There is no "freedom from religion"

Claiming Americans don’t have “freedom from religion,” a GOP lawmaker from Texas has introduced federal legislation that would force Air Force Academy cadets to swear an oath to God.

March 31, 2015
Atheists Open Up: What They Want You to Know

Atheists Open Up: What They Want You to Know

March 31, 2015
South Dakota Creationism Bill Dies in Committee

South Dakota Creationism Bill Dies in Committee

A South Dakota state senator’s bill that would have permitted the teaching of creationism and “intelligent design” in public school classr

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