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Atheists Urge Defense Secretary to End Religious Favoritism in the Military

According to two atheist organizations, non-religious troops had a choice: pray or be punished.http://bit.ly/2Dmat5g

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Here are 8 ways the religious right wins converts – to atheism

If the Catholic Bishops, their Evangelical Protestant allies, and other Right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it. Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over. Sometimes, for example, people take...

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1 in 5 Americans are “Religious Liminals,” Says New Research

In a recent article published in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, NYU Sociology professor Michael Hout discusses the phenomenon of liminalism. Limen is Latin for “threshold.” Being liminal means you’re on the fence about religion. You either have one or you don’t, and that might change depending on when or how you’re asked.http://bit.ly/2ycxjcj

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Secular Coalition Calls Religious Liberty Guidelines An Attack on the Rule of Law | Secular Coalition for America

Secular Coalition of America’s official statement in response to sweeping new guidelines from the Department of Justice that turn religion into a get-out-jail-free cardhttp://bit.ly/2ktDSl8

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Majority of Scots say they are ‘not religious’

The Humanist Society says the findings show Scotland needs to “stop blurring the lines of church and state”.http://bbc.in/2wlOrMv

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America’s Changing Religious Identity

A seismic survey of American religious and denominational identity—the largest of its kind ever conducted—chronicles changes in the US religious landscape.http://bit.ly/2xSwH7R

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The Hypocrisy of Religious Leaders Like Joel Osteen Is a Major Reason Why Americans Are Fleeing the Church

The Houston pastor has raked in millions but had to be shamed into opening his doors to Harvey’s victims. On Monday, millionaire pastor Joel Osteen taught more Americans via his actions than he’ll ever do in a sermon. At least initially, Osteen refused to open the doors of his Houston megachurch to people displaced by Tropical Storm Harvey.http://bit.ly/2xae4Pw

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Why religious people ‘cling’ to beliefs even when contradicted by evidence

Religious people “cling” to certain beliefs in the face of evidence because those views are closely tied to their moral compasses, new studies have suggested. Dogmatic individuals hold confidently to their faith even when contradicted by experts because those beliefs have “emotional resonance,” researchers said.http://ind.pn/2vUgtLb

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Does Having More Sex Result in a Stronger Religious Inclination?

Here may be why religious states have a higher consumption of pornography.http://bit.ly/2vtSjae

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Trump Admits His Religious Liberty Order Is Just “A Great Thing for Christianity”

President Trump sat down with Pat Robertson in the Oval Office on Wednesday to give his first non-Fox News interview in more than two months. The Christian Broadcasting Network just posted the full video of its founder’s conversation with the president, and while no one was expecting the 87-year-old televangelist to ask hard-hitting questions, the sycophantic glad-handing between the...