Study indicates these numbers may drop further in the future. In a poll about church attendance and religious affiliation in the country, it was found only 50 percent of Americans actively practice any religion and attend religious places of worship. This number is a steep 69 percent decline from church attendance results from two decades […]
Portland has a large population who identify as being religiously unaffiliated. The city of Currently, the city law doesn’t have special protections in place for people who are non-adherents to religion, but a proposed ordinance could lead to such a change. Specifically, the proposed ordinance would add atheists to a protected class list that already […]
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The incoming class of lawmakers is predominantly Christian, but several newcomers are expected to take the oath of office while placing their hands on books other than the Christian Bible.
The authorities granted the group permission after much delay. The other side of the sign reads “Even Heathens Celebrate the Season!” The celebratory notice was paid for by Northern Indiana Atheists. The Northern Indiana Atheists are a non-profit created to fight any violation of church and state. The organization also defends the rights of atheists. […]