Freed From Religion

There was an exhilarating sense of freedom associated with my transition from Christian to atheist, but it had little to do with a lack of moral constraints.

Declining Confidence in Organized Religion

A recent Gallup poll shows that Americans’ confidence in the church and organized religion has declined by 30 percentage points between the mid-1970s and 2018.

The Promise of Secular Humanism: Towards a Better Way of Life

Every minute we waste speculating about the afterlife limits the value of our lives right now. Secular humanism is the best way forward for humanity.

Late Mother Teresa’s Order Investigated For Child Trafficking In India

A nun and a worker at a Missionaries of Charity shelter were arrested last week for allegedly selling four infants. India has ordered the investigation of all such facilities run by the order.

Kentucky Judge Refuses To Marry Atheists

A county judge in Kentucky refuses to marry atheists. In an egregious violation of the U.S. Constitution, Trigg County Judge Hollis Alexander refused to […]

Tunisian Teenager Allegedly Sent to Mental Institution Because of Her Atheism

Nouhe Bchiny says her father placed her in a mental institution in part because of her atheism. But there are conflicting reports.

How 140 bills across the country are redefining religious freedom

The Deseret News found 140 bills regarding religious freedom that cover everything from LGBT rights, free speech, health care and adoption, among other topics.

The Rise of Iraq’s Young Secularists

On Facebook and in the cafés of decimated Mosul, they envision a country free from political Islam. Do they have a shot?

A Judge Has Ruled Against Atheists Trying to Put Up the Least Offensive Ad Ever

A Pennsylvania judge said a local transit system had every right to reject this ad with the word

As churches close in Minnesota, a way of life fades

Minnesota’s mainline Christian denominations face unprecedented declines, altering communities and traditions celebrated for generations.