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Supreme Court Grants Evangelical College Plea On Contraception Rule

A divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed, at least for now, an evangelical college in Illinois that objects to paying for contraceptives…

Started by Joe

0 Jul 4

Texas Atheists Demand Right To Deliver Invocations At Government Meetings

The city of Rowlett’s current policy allows any established religion to deliver invocations, and right now, that’s only the Christian faith…

Started by Joe

3 Jul 3
Reply by Pat

Port Authority of Allegheny County Owes Atheist Groups $60,000 in Settlement After Rejecting Its Bus Ads

What made the Atheists’ case especially compelling was that the Port Authority rejected the message saying that “noncommercial ads” were no…

Started by Joe

0 Jul 3

Mississippi's Religious Freedom Restoration Act goes into effect, sparking protests

The law says the government cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices and added “in God we trust” to the state seal. http://ww…

Started by Joe

6 Jul 3
Reply by Pat

Supreme Court will not intervene in fight over San Diego’s Mount Soledad cross

The U.S. Supreme Court has for the second time declined to take up the question of whether the cross atop a San Diego war memorial constitu…

Started by Joe

2 Jul 3
Reply by John Jubinsky

Supreme Court Rules In Hobby Lobby Case, Delivering Blow To Birth Control Coverage

Hobby Lobby, a Christian-owned craft supply chain store, and Conestoga Wood Specialties Store, a Pennsylvania wood manufacturer owned by a…

Started by Joe

5 Jul 1
Reply by Luara

England scraps compulsory Christian assemblies in schools because they are 'meaningless' in 21st Century, say governors.

The move was welcomed by the British Humanist Association, whose leaders include the Atheist science Professor Richard Dawkins, and the phi…

Started by Joe

2 Jun 30
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Judge Rules Against Public High School Teacher Who Was Promoting Christianity in the Classroom

The lawsuit was prompted by a student’s complaint to the Freedom From Religion Foundation. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/201

Started by Joe

1 Jun 28
Reply by Warren Jappe

Navy Chaplains Obstruct Religious Liberty

Just last month, the Navy Chief of Chaplains rejected the application of Jason Heap, a highly qualified chaplain candidate who would have b…

Started by Joe

1 Jun 25
Reply by Loren Miller

Atheists, the “Ultimate Other” in Turkey

Atheism Association gives support to non-believers in Turkey. A survey in the article finds that Atheist are preferred as neighbors over pe…

Started by Joe

0 Jun 24

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