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Atheists Want You to Sit Down for the Pledge of Allegiance
Originally Posted: 09/10/2014 - 11:42am | Type: Blog

Sit down and shut up. That’s the message of a campaign launched Sept. 8 by the  American Humanist Association , asking Americans to refrain from standing and reciting  the Pledge of Allegiance  until Congress removes the phrase “under God.” Th ...

Airman Denied Re-entry to Air Force for Refusing to Say ‘So Help Me God’
Originally Posted: 09/08/2014 - 12:32pm | Type: Blog

The American Humanist Association said Sept. 4 that an airman at Nevada’s Creech Air Force Base who crossed out “so help me God” in the oath the Air Force requires servicemen and women to sign was told in Augu ...

In Mixed Faith Marriages, Focus Is on 'Values,' Not 'Beliefs'
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

If interfaith marriages are supposedly doomed, Dale McGowan’s should have been toe-tagged from the start. If interfaith marriages are supposedly doomed, Dale McGowan’s should have ...

As Fox-TV Re-creates 'Cosmos' Series, Carl Sagan's Following Grows
Originally Posted: 03/05/2014 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Many viewers may be hoping that Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey lives up to the original series created by astronomer Carl Sagan 35 years ago. Many viewers may be hoping that  Cosm ...

Meet Robert Ingersoll, America’s Most Famous Forgotten Atheist
Originally Posted: 05/29/2013 - 2:19pm | Type: Blog

Meet Robert Ingersoll, the most famous American atheist you’ve probably never heard of. Meet Robert Ingersoll, the most famous American atheist you’ve probably never heard of. ...

Godless Funerals Thrive in ‘Post-Catholic’ Ireland
Originally Posted: 05/21/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Blog

Many newly minted civil celebrants are starting their own businesses as part of Ireland’s “post-Catholic” economy. DUBLIN — Patricia Wojnar left a 32-year career in interior des ...