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Forget Freedom Of Religion – Fox News Host Tells Atheists To Just Accept The Culture Of Jesus

Forget Freedom Of Religion – Fox News Host Tells Atheists To Just Accept The Culture Of Jesus

Fox News probably won’t be happy until they can force Christian propaganda in our homes.

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Former Minister Of Canadian Church Comes Out: I’m An Atheist

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Rev. Bob Ripley, a former minister and religious columnist, made a very interesting announcement this week: he’s an atheist.

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South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

South Carolina Teacher Tries To Force Atheist Student To Recite Pledge Of Allegiance, Threatens Him With Punishment

An atheist student has blown the whistle on a teacher who tried to force him to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance against his will or face punishment for continuing to refuse.

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Stephen Hawking: ‘I’m An Atheist’ And Science Created Universe, Not God (VIDEO)

Stephen Hawking, giving a lecture for NASA's 50 Anniversary via Wikimedia

Stephen Hawking is the most famous scientist in the world, and he may now be the most famous atheist.

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Pro-Life Group Asks Progressive Politician To Help Stop Abortions; He Sends Back Condoms

Pro-Life Group Asks Progressive Politician To Help Stop Abortions; He Sends Back Condoms

James Woods (no, not that James Woods) is an openly atheist progressive candidate running for Congress in Arizona. He also has little patience for people who want to limit women’s right to choose. National Pro-Life Alliance is a conservative pro-life group which leans on politicians to enact and support policies […]

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Did A Girl Really Got Suspended For Saying ‘Bless You’ After A Sneeze? (VIDEO)

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A Dyer County, Tennessee teen is making an accusation that is angering Christians across the nation.

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Atheist Opens South Dakota Town Council Meeting By Reading Harry Potter Book During Invocation

Amanda Novotny holding Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire via The Friendly Atheist

During the beginning of a city council meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, an atheist delivered the opening invocation in a unique and inspirational way.

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Mayor: Atheists Can’t Be Treated Equally Because They’re Like Nazis And The KKK

Conservative ‘Christian’ Mayor: Atheists Can’t Be Treated Equally Because They’re Like Nazis And The KKK

The conservative “Christian” mayor of Warren, Michigan compared atheists to Nazis and the KKK.

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Plucky NC High Schoolers Win Right To Start Atheist Club In Stunning Civil Rights Victory

Photo of Kalei Wilson from Secular Student Alliance, Pisgah High School's Go Fund Me page. Inset photo with Ben Wilson from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

North Carolina’s Pisgah High School didn’t want an atheist student group on their campus. Kalei Wilson and her brother, Ben, helped change that.

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Atheist 13-Year-Old Kicked Out Of Arkansas Home By ‘Christian’ Parents

Informing your parents that you’re an atheist runs several risks, if your parents happen to be fundamentalist Christians. One of those risks is being abandoned to the streets.
Image: Jennifer Boyer

Atheists are people, too. Like most people, atheists move out of their parents’ home when they are somewhere in their early twenties. It’s not because they don’t want to, but they realize that living out in the world by themselves is no easy task. Now imagine, if you will, getting […]

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Cenk Uygur To Fox’s Dana Perino: ‘You’re Wrong, I’m Right, Get The F*ck Out Of The Country!’ (VIDEO)

Cenk Uygur To Fox’s Dana Perino: ‘You’re Wrong, I’m Right, Get The F*ck Out Of The Country!’ (VIDEO)

Once again, Fox’s Dana Perino forgets how the Constitution works. The Young Turk’s Cenk Uygur delivers the required lesson in the form of a verbal dropkick.

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No Prayer At Graduation Is Actually Creeping Atheism Says Poor Martyred Republican

David Barton

Conservatives like GOP Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana and radio host David Barton just don’t get it: Religious freedom is NOT the freedom to force YOUR religious beliefs on everyone else.

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New Jersey Denies ‘ATHE1ST’ License Plate As ‘Offensive,’ Quickly Reverses After Media Attention

Image courtesy Dave Muscato/American Atheists. @ ReligionNews

The New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles magically reverses on a denial of an atheist vanity license plate when the media calls it for the bigotry that it is.

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Atheist Sent To Jail For Rejecting God, In Blatant Violation Of The Constitution

Atheist Sent To Jail For Rejecting God, In Blatant Violation Of The Constitution

The Constitution doesn’t apply, apparently, when it comes to atheists. Barry Hazle, an avowed atheist from California, has had his parole revoked, and you’ll balk at why. According to Courthouse News Service, Hazle rightfully sued his parole officer, several corrections officials with the state of California, and Westcare Corp. for revoking his […]

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Groundbreaking Atheist Monument To Be Unveiled At Florida Courthouse

Atheists In Florida decided that if Christians could express their views on government property, than so could they.

Atheists In Florida decided that if Christians were allowed to express their views on government property, then so could they.

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The Devil Made Them Do It: Beck Says Blitzer Atheist Interview Arranged By ‘Dark Forces’

The Devil Made Them Do It: Beck Says Blitzer Atheist Interview Arranged By ‘Dark Forces’

Glenn Beck is convinced that the forces of ‘spiritual darkness’ are at work here. And those forces are working through… TV news producers!

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Watch CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Awkwardly Encounter The Growing Reality Of Atheism In America (VIDEO)

"Never ask a question presuming the answer..." Screenshot

In a country where 6% of the population now identifies as ‘atheist,’ one cannot presume on those “thank God’ questions. Just ask Wolf Blitzer.

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Nate Phelps Talks About His Abusive Childhood As Son Of Westboro Leader

Nate Phelps Talks About His Abusive Childhood As Son Of Westboro Leader

The moment he turned 18, Nate Phelps fled his home and his abusive father, Fred, head of the Westboro Baptist Church. That was in 1976, but even now he still bears the emotional scars.

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Atheist? Not If You Want To Finish High School in Arizona

Atheist high school students organize; @ National Catholic Report

Get a life. You cannot and will not sneak fundamentalist Christianity into public schools and essentially make being an atheist illegal.

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Indiana Introduces Bill To Require Students To Recite The Lord’s Prayer

Prayer in school.

The language in this bill is nearly identical to a much older case which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on more than 60 years ago.

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