Is the Christian Right Driving Americans Away from Religion?


New research finds that, when evangelical organizations raise their profile by sponsoring a high-profile political campaign, a backlash ensues.
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Faith-based initiatives: Trump signs order on National Day of Prayer


The executive order repeals Obama administration rules limiting the ability of groups getting federal funds to preach to those they serve.
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“How Can a Doctor Possibly Be an Atheist?” Asks Catholic Who Did No Research


This is the “everything is too complicated for me to understand” defense often employed by Creationists.
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Trump to Sign Faith-Based Initiative Order Giving White Evangelicals More Power


We don’t need this. White evangelicals have too much political power already, and they’ve done plenty of damage with it.
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Younger Americans less likely to believe in God of the Bible

A large majority of Americans says it believes in God or a higher power, but those in the millennial generation are far less likely to say they believe in God as described in the Bible than are older respondents.
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Saudi Arabia will execute ‘atheist for insulting the prophet’


Ahmad Al-Shamri renounced Islam and uploaded his views on social media. The religious police soon visited.
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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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