Hate to break it to you, Bible thumpers: Parents who raise their kids without religion are doing just fine, studies say, possibly even better. Overall, not believing in God seems to make people and their offspring more tolerant. Less racist. Less sexist. Enviro-friendly. And their kids care less about what’s cool, which—say it with me—only makes them cooler.http://bit.ly/1uV6LAn
New Research Shows the Existential Threat Atheists Pose to Believers; No Wonder We’re So Disliked!http://bit.ly/1IO19BE
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — While conservatives in Indiana and Arkansas were explaining last month why their new religious objections laws weren’t invitations to discriminate against gays, the leaders of Wisconsin’s capital city were busy protecting the rights of another group: atheists. In what is believed to be the first statute of its kind in the United States, Madison banned...
Christian conservatives win, children lose: Texas textbooks will teach public school students that the Founding Fathers based the Constitution on the Bible, and the American system of democracy was inspired by Moses.http://bit.ly/1I8UrFN
Missouri Satanist: 72-hour waiting period for abortions violates my ‘sincerely held religious beliefs’
Missouri Satanist: 72-hour waiting period for abortions violates my ‘sincerely held religious beliefs’http://bit.ly/1dBOSV5
Republican religious fanatics are peeling our freedom of religion back layer after layer. In fact, there’s been a plan for this in place for many years…http://bit.ly/1DI2KST
Source: The Wall Street Journal. Religion has been waning in influence for several centuries, especially in Europe and North America. There have been a few brief and local revivals, but in recent years the pace of decline has accelerated. Today one of the largest categories of religious affiliation in the world – with more than a billion people –...
The spread of disbelief in the Arab world.http://www.newrepublic.com/article/121559/rise-arab-atheists?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=email