Coming Out As An Atheist In Mississippi


The experience of coming out as an atheist is not going to be the same for everyone. There are still places where it is likely to be difficult and result in a loss of support.
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‘Holy potato’ found at Quebec seniors’ residence – Montreal


A potato with a cross at its centre has the residents at a seniors’ residence in Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula feeling as if they’re being watched over by a higher power.
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I’m An Atheist, And This Is How I Handled It When My Kids Asked To Go To Church


My wife and I are atheists. My 13 year old came up and said he wanted to attend church. What should I do? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.
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Indiana Woman Kin Park Thaing's Religious-Freedom Defense of Beating Her Son With a Coat Hanger Is Unlikely to Succeed – The Atlantic


An Indiana woman’s claim that she beat her son because of her faith is unlikely to succeed in court, but it could have implications for how Americans perceive these kinds of arguments in the future.
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According to drone footage, Ken Ham’s ‘Ark Encounter’ is having some attendance problems


In order to meet their goal to sustain the attraction in Williamstown, Kentucky, it was estimated that the park needed an average of 5,600 visitors per day. And while they barely reached around 10,000 visitors on the park’s opening weekend, it looks like attendance is not panning out.
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Indiana woman uses state ‘religious freedom’ law to justify lashing son with coat hanger


A 30-year-old Indiana woman facing felony child abuse charges is arguing that she should not be prosecuted under the state’s “religious freedom” law, WTHR-TV reported.
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