The Jehovah’s Witnesses Have Created a “Recipe for Child Abuse”


Once again, former Witnesses are speaking out about how the cult pressured victims (and their families) to remain silent about abuse.
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Chat with the founder of Black Nonbelievers on community building and public engagement


Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There are a lot of terms that float around with regards to formal non-religion. Those who are often termed “the Nones” or “the religiously unaffiliated.” They can be…
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Pew Survey Shows Young Americans Are Still Marching Away from Religious Myths


Those numbers are sure to get worse for believers as the Donald Trump era continues.
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Humanists File Brief in Florida Invocation Case


AHA files amicus brief in Florida invocation case.
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Study: Better Government Services and Quality of Life Reduce Need for Religion


The better the quality of life your government offers, the less need you have for religion, the study found.
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Losing Friends Over Atheism


Have you lost friends because you are an atheist? I’ve heard enough reports of this happening to make me suspect that it is not an uncommon experience.
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Exorcism by cellphone: Beating the devil in the 21st century


About 200 aspiring exorcists gathered on Monday for a week-long course in casting out demons – including by cellphone if necessary – amid increased demand for the service among Roman Catholics.
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American Atheists Answers Follow-Up Questions After the Firing of Its President


I spoke with American Atheists about a number of questions that have been raised since the firing of president David Silverman.
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Millennials are fleeing organized religion as Christian hypocrisy becomes impossible to ignore


I think we can safely say that President Donald Trump has changed American politics forever. He won the White House with no political experience, didn’t release his tax returns, and the extent to which Russia was involved in tilting the election is still under investigation. In the midst of all of Trump’s deception and corruption, there’s one rule he had to follow: yielding to the word of God. This article originally appeared on Salon Be a good person by treating others…
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NHS appoints humanist to lead chaplaincy team


Lindsay van Dijk will help meet demand for non-religious pastoral care in Buckinghamshire
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