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As a secular person I was curious if this welcoming extends to nonbelievers. Mark responded, “There are many nontheists in our congregation, probably a majority, though it's hard to say. It's not a litmus test either way for us. The whole notion of what we call God, the divine, the holy, to my mind, is a lot more ...
In the past, Herington Elementary School allowed the Christian organization The Gideons International to distribute free Bibles to fifth-graders once a year. But the school recently received complaints from local parents and the American Humanist Association, an advocacy organization for nontheists.

For years atheists, humanists and other nontheists have been accused by conservative Christians of immorality. This thinking largely comes from the assumption that nontheists are prone to acts of extreme hedonism and evil because they don't ascribe to a holy book of instructions or fear an eternal ...
In a decision released late Saturday, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida struck down the Brevard County, Fla., Board of County Commissioners' exclusion of nontheists from giving pre-meeting invocations. In its ruling, the court says a local governing body cannot limit invocation officiants ...
To be sure, nontheists and religious freedom advocates are often in legal conflict in cases of religious expression on public property or allowing faith-based groups tax breaks and access to public funding. For example, the Center for Inquiry spoke out against the Supreme Court's June ruling in favor of ...
While the interview is compelling overall, Simon makes some insulting statements about nontheists that deserve to be addressed. The first ... What's more, humanists, atheists, and other nontheists have decades of experience in fighting some of the worst disasters on this planet, both man-made and natural.

Candidates like Jamie Raskin, who is the Democratic nominee for Maryland's 8th Congressional District and identifies as a humanist supported by the Freethought Equality Fund, have the chance to lead by example and show the American people that nontheists deserve a say in the political process.
The Freethought Alliance–a coalition of 28 Orange County secular organizations–on May 4 hosts the county's first Sunday Assembly, " a godless congregation that celebrates life." ] Sunday Assemblies are held around the country and have received much press. (Visit Sundayassembly.com for proof, ...
I am announcing support and endorsement of Sally Hunt in the efforts to revert the national code of unity back to “e pluribus unum” from its current code of oppression and imposition “In God We Trust.” All Union and Washington nontheists and secularists are proud to be part of this correlation and moment to ...
“This memorandum is tantamount to a declaration of war on the LGBTQ community, women, nontheists and religious minorities,” all of us asserted. We helped folks in need. We announced big new grants through our sister charity organization Nonbelief Relief to fight natural and man-made catastrophes ...
For years atheists, humanists and other nontheists have been accused by conservative Christians of immorality. This thinking largely comes from the assumption that nontheists are prone to acts of extreme hedonism and evil because they don't ascribe to a holy book of instructions or fear an eternal ...
In a decision released late Saturday, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida struck down the Brevard County, Fla., Board of County Commissioners' exclusion of nontheists from giving pre-meeting invocations. In its ruling, the court says a local governing body cannot limit invocation officiants ...
To be sure, nontheists and religious freedom advocates are often in legal conflict in cases of religious expression on public property or allowing faith-based groups tax breaks and access to public funding. For example, the Center for Inquiry spoke out against the Supreme Court's June ruling in favor of ...
While the interview is compelling overall, Simon makes some insulting statements about nontheists that deserve to be addressed. The first ... What's more, humanists, atheists, and other nontheists have decades of experience in fighting some of the worst disasters on this planet, both man-made and natural.
When President Barack Obama signed an update to U.S. law protecting religious freedom late last week, one provision drew special attention: U.S. law now recognizes non-believers as, in essence, a religious group. Obama's signing of amendments to the International Religious Freedom Act on Friday ...
Candidates like Jamie Raskin, who is the Democratic nominee for Maryland's 8th Congressional District and identifies as a humanist supported by the Freethought Equality Fund, have the chance to lead by example and show the American people that nontheists deserve a say in the political process.
Drange also clearly distinguishes his views from those of certain other nontheists. For example, he disagrees with those who reject theism as cognitively meaningless on the grounds of its not being empirically verifiable. He also criticises such philosophers as Antony Flew who call themselves negative atheists, in the sense ...

Non-theists or “atheists” like Gretta can believe in the teaching of Jesus without believing that Jesus was divine, or that a divine personage like ...
... and heed the voice of our parents, our ancestors, our heritage and judgment, which some call God, and non-theists call the "conscience.".
Non-theists and multi-theists viewpoints are excluded. Also, ECUA is not a legislative board, so it has no right to hold prayers under Galloway.
For non-theists core convictions about what is good and true exist in an understanding of ultimate truths that are something other than divine.
In that letter, the groups urged “President Trump to continue the Obama Administration's policy of regularly engaging with the nontheistic ...
This week, NPR's Scott Simon spoke with evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins about religion, terrorism, and nontheism.
For the first time in history, a United States law protects “non-theists.” Congress sent it to President Obama last week, who then signed into law.
From now on the rights of "non theists" as well as religious minorities will be enshrined, following the HR15 amendment to the Frank R. Wolf ...
Editor's Note: Today Americans United and American Atheists filed a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania House of Representatives' ...
One email was especially offensive to the nontheist community, in which former DNC chief financial officer Brad Marshall wrote, in regard to ...
... there are likely five or ten or twenty Atheists, Freethinkers, Agnostics, Non-Theists, Secularists, Rationalists, Skeptics, Humanists, Materialists, ...
Naturalists (non-theists) say man was born inherently good. If that is true why do we have to teach our children not to be selfish, not to lie, not to ...
Compared to their experiences with past administrations, leaders of key nontheist groups say they feel frozen out of the president's ...
SSA is a student organization that focuses on educating other students on the beliefs and practices of nontheists, described by the organization as "individuals who do not believe in a higher power, supreme being or supernatural entities.
SALT LAKE CITY - A lobbyist group for nontheists and a gay rights organization have requested an investigation by the U.S. State and Justice departments into the way LDS Church missionaries obtained some visas.
I am thankful for non-theists like my professors at Rochester and Michael Shermer for whom reason comes first and ideology comes second.
They don't like atheists, secular humanists and other nontheists to challenge their wrongful policies. Instead of closing for religious holidays, our schools should treat them as strike days to keep our public schools open for their stated purpose ...
Join us on Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m. at Jackson Street Brewing, 607 Fifth St., for an informal discussion of God, life, and other theological themes over a cold glass of local craft beer.
Several years ago, a national poll found that 24 percent of Americans professed no religion. If that holds true for Wilmington, than 17,000 city residents are not Christian.
Within 15 minutes it was done: The Oklahoma Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass three extreme bills yesterday - with no debate.
In 1955 on page 81 of AA Comes of Age, Bill found himself defending non-theists' AA Steps to AA traditionalists: To some of us, the idea of substituting 'good' for 'God' in the Twelve Steps will seem like a watering down of AA's message.
The order would allow religion to be used as an excuse to permit discrimination, including by for-profit corporations and taxpayer-funded organizations, against LGBTQ people, women, non-theists, members of minority faiths, people who have sex outside ...
The order would allow religion to be used as an excuse to permit discrimination, including by for-profit corporations and taxpayer-funded organizations, against LGBTQ people, women, non-theists, members of minority faiths, people who have sex outside ...
We will continue to fight for our neighbors - LGBTQ people, women, religious minorities, non-theists and anyone who faces discrimination based on someone else's religious beliefs.
It targets LGBT people and women, but those of minority faiths and nontheists and almost anyone else will be affected." Hope Hicks, a spokeswoman for President Donald Trump, did not immediately return a call requesting comment.
As are the moral compasses of so many non-theists, humanists, and "nones" across this nation who have taken a stand against this inhumanity.
Humanists and other non-theists from different states in the country and beyond are now part of the group on face book. Though there is a growing online presence of other free thought initiatives, the groups in Lagos, Abuja, and Jos in Plateau state ...
... indicates possible discrimination against Muslims. If the ban allows exceptions for those escaping religious persecution, will it be limited to Christians and Jews?
Humanists and other non-theists from different states in the country and beyond are now part of the group on face book. Though there is a growing online presence of other free thought initiatives, the groups in Lagos, Abuja, and Jos in Plateau state ...
Join us on Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m. at Jackson Street Brewing, 607 Fifth St., for an informal discussion of God, life, and other theological themes over a cold glass of local craft beer.
Then, there is the fact that non-theists, such as myself, most certainly do NOT place our trust in a God whom we do not believe in in the first place.
I came across the meme above on Facebook. On the one hand, it does usefully highlight the willingness of many atheists to posit the seemingly miraculous, ironically precisely in an attempt to do away with the need to discuss any ideas of God or ...
The Act also condemns "specific targeting of non-theists, humanists, and atheists because of their beliefs." I'm hopeful that young Americans today will face less discrimination as they explore their religious beliefs - or lack of beliefs - and at ...


 

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