Texas Senate Approves ‘Religious Refusal’ Adoption Measure


The measure allows publicly funded adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents.
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Thoughts for Doubting Believers


So you’ve had a doubt or two. Or three. Take a deep breath, and let’s talk.
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Christians are ‘converting’ to unbelievers as nearly half of Britain turns ‘non-religious’


Britain is becoming a non-religious nation, with nearly half of us identifying as ‘non-believers’ – and it’s driven by a large number of Christians turning non-religious. For every one person brought up in a non-religious household who starts going to church, 26 people raised as Christians turn into
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Way More Americans May Be Atheists Than We Thought


After signing an executive order earlier this month that seeks to relax restrictions on the political activities of tax-exempt churches, President Trump said th…
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A Creationist Sues the Grand Canyon for Religious Discrimination


The national park wouldn’t let him collect rocks for research.
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No more religious exemptions: Montreal is taxing churches


Churches in Montreal are becoming concerned about hosting community groups after being hit with bills for municipal taxes.
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The tragic tale of an atheist blogger seeking asylum in Germany


Blogger Arnab Goswami's articles and views in support of atheism have put his life in danger and forced him to flee his home country Bangladesh. The writer now lives in Germany, but faces an uncertain future.
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Mike Pence Will Be the Most Powerful Christian Supremacist in U.S. History


While Trump has flip-flopped on a variety of issues, Pence has been a reliable stalwart in the cause of Christian jihad — never wavering in his commitment to America-First militarism, the criminalizing of abortion, and utter hatred for gay people.
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Mentally ill man attempts suicide after clinic replaces his meds with Bible study


Alex Jacobsen, 26, was suffering from mental exhaustion and anxiety. He hadn’t slept for days despite being in a faith-based treatment program. He felt hopeless and when he spotted a box knife he grabbed it and held it against his neck pressing harder as it cut through his skin.
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Exclusive: Facebook Has Been Continuously Shutting Down Atheist and Ex-Muslim Groups|Heat Street


Ex-Muslim and atheist Facebook Groups are targeted by coordinated flagging attacks and Facebook is doing nothing about it.
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