Kenya atheist group claims bias after it was denied recognition
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The group’s registration had been rejected because of fears the atheists would disrupt peace and order.
Bernie Sanders disappoints some atheists with his ‘very strong religious’ feelings
(RNS) At a town hall meeting Wednesday, Sanders said: “I would not be running for president of the United States if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings.”
American Atheists suit against Ten Commandments monument advances
(RNS) The group wants a granite bench, engraved with quotes from Madalyn Murray O’Hair and others, set near a Ten Commandments monument at a Florida county courthouse.
‘Royal wedding’ of atheist group, Richard Dawkins Foundation launches woman to top post
(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.
Atheist seeks removal of ‘God’ from US currency — again
(RNS) Michael Newdow has unsuccessfully challenged the Pledge of Allegiance, the president’s oath of office and “In God We Trust.” He’s at it again, this time taking a page from the Hobby Lobby case.
How to welcome atheist kids home for the holidays (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) It’s more important than ever for parents to appreciate that their atheist children are still good people who deserve their support.
Satanists to counter Nativity scene with ‘snaketivity’
LANSING, Mich. — To counter a live Nativity scene planned next weekend on the Michigan state Capitol lawn, a Satanic group plans to resurrect its own “snaketivity” display begun last year.
Zombie Nativity: An irreverent addition to holiday pop culture
(RNS) “Zombie Nativity” features a holy family, an angel and a donkey who are undead, partially decomposing and looking for their favorite meal — the gray matter inside your head.
Holiday 2015: A guide to gifts for everyone on your list, religious or not
(RNS) Presents for people across the spectrum of faiths … and no faith.