The Satanic Temple will deliver a statue of Baphomet as part of a religious freedom rally protesting a 10 Commandments monument at the Arkansas state capitol.
A glass-half-full assessment of the secular movement shows a level of progress and momentum that promises to make it harder for politicians to disregard, writes Tom Krattenmaker.
Thousands of atheists and their allies are expected to converge on Washington, D.C., next month for a “Reason Rally.” The first Reason Rally, held in D.C. in 2012, attracted about 20,000 people in the rain, according to organizers.
Call it resistance with love. A massive gathering of atheists that takes place every year in Washington, D.C., will now face some concerted counterpointing, thanks to the rally call of one church in California for those of Christian faith to travel to the freethinkers’ scene to try and change hearts.
Come all ye unfaithful, there’s a large-scale rally on the Mall for you, too.