(RNS) Trump's victory is forcing them to rethink their strategy for coming elections.
(RNS) The outspoken atheist is still recovering from a stroke suffered in February.
(RNS) The prominent atheist says his recent stroke was likely the result of stress caused by his "getting into controversies."
(RNS) The Center for Inquiry and the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science are merging to form the largest reason-based organization in the U.S. It will be headed by a woman.
(RNS) Among those countries frequently cited by human rights groups with the most aggressive laws banning free expression are China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
(RNS) Taslima Nasrin, a Bangladeshi gynecologist, novelist and poet, made the move after death threats from al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, which claimed credit for the killing of another Bangladeshi atheist last month.
(RNS) Washiqur Rahman was silenced. But atheists, humanists and other nonbelievers in the U.S. won't be. They're speaking out about his death.
From the popularity of 'Cosmos' on Fox-TV to the Roku launch of 'Atheist TV', from open atheist James Woods's inspiring congressional campaign to Richard Dawkins's less-than-inspiring tweets, atheists made headlines all year.
"Despite frequent tokenistic calls for 'diversity' within the 'movement,' there are virtually no people of color in executive management positions in any of the major secular, atheist, or Humanist organizations." Author and activist Sikivu Hutchinson tells RNS how a new conference is working to change that.
(RNS) Victor Stenger, the scientist and atheist who famously said "Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings," has died.
(RNS) Greece, N.Y., the city at the heart of last May's Supreme Court ruling on sectarian prayer at public meetings, issued new rules for giving invocations that may exclude atheists.
(RNS) Even to the most secular of liberals, six Catholics on the Supreme Court would not be a problem, so long as they were six Catholics like Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
(RNS) “It is irrational to allow humanists to solemnize marriages if, and only if, they falsely declare that they are a ‘religion,’” Judge Frank Easterbrook wrote for a federal appeals court.
Looking for some nonreligious books to add to your summer reading list? Want some recommendations beyond the “new atheist” bestsellers? Here are some you may have overlooked.
"Living With a Wild God" author and "Women in Secularism" speaker Barbara Ehrenreich talks with RNS about reconciling mystical experiences with atheism, sexism among nontheists, and why atheism alone is not enough.
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