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Americans Becoming Less Christian As Over a Quarter Follow No Religion

Over the same period, the proportion of those describing themselves as atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular” has risen by 17 percentage points to more than a quarter of the adult population. theguardian.com

Ignorant Hate-Preacher Burns Book That Says We’re Not a “Christian Nation”

Instead of offering a rebuttal to anything Andrew wrote, the conservative Christian responded in the most stereotypical way imaginable: He burned the book. friendlyatheist

Kenyan Atheist Demands Quakers Revoke His Membership

Mumia, president of the 5-year-old Atheists in Kenya Society, applied to the church to cancel his membership and remove any records associated with him, since he no longer considers himself a Christian. religionnews

Ben Carson Has No Idea What Separation of Church and State Means

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson raised a few eyebrows earlier this week when he referenced separation of church and state during an opening prayer before a cabinet meeting. au.org

Christian Leaders Sounding Alarms About Sagging Church-Going

Fewer and fewer people in the industrialized West are enthralled with religion, including at a quickening pace in the United States, but when church leaders and pastors are alarmed, that more immediately gets your attention. godzooks

Most Witches Are Women, Because Witch Hunts Were All About Persecuting the Powerless

Look at modern-day “witch hunts” through the lens of the notorious Salem Witch Trials in colonial America. salon

Christian TV Host: ‘There Is Going to Be Violence’ If Trump Is Removed From Office

Wiles declared that if President Donald Trump is removed from office his supporters who “know how to fight” will target Democratic lawmakers responsible for removing Trump and “hunt them down.” progressivesecularhumanist

Rachel Laser Receives Award – 2019 FFRF National Convention Speech

Rachel Laser is the president and CEO of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State (AU). Laser accepted the $10,000 Henry Zumach Freedom From Religious Fundamentalism Award on behalf of AU.