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Should I Tell People I’m Not Religious Anymore? A Flowchart

Some people have always shared their thoughts publicly because it feels safe for them; others would face devastating consequences if they told the truth. [patheos.com]

Atheist Myths: Science Amid Medieval Christendom

The argument usually goes that the Church controlled all thought and all thought had to come from the Bible. [badatheist.wordpress]

Singer of Christian Band Hawk Nelson Says He Doesn’t Believe in God Anymore — “It’s Time for Me to Be Honest”

Describing his shocking change of heart, Steingard wrote: “I’ve been terrified to post this for a while – but it feels like it’s time for me to be honest.” [digitalmusicnews.com]

Americans Are Divided By Religion on Who Should Get Critical Care if There is a Shortage of Ventilators

In the U.S. and elsewhere, questions at the intersection of medicine and morality have arisen, such as who should receive critical care if medical resources are in short supply. [pewresearch.org]

McEnany Blasted for ‘Hideous and Inappropriate’ Claim Reporters ‘Desperately’ Don’t Want Churches to Re-Open

A CBS News reporter asked McEnany if President Trump supports churches who have been defying orders of the governors in their states to not re-open. [thenewcivilrightsmovement]

Trump Presses For Reopening of Houses of Worship

President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that governors reopen churches, synagogues and mosques “right now.” [religionclause.blogspot]

Fixing Evangelicals’ Broken Authoritarianism

Ronald J. Sider, our esteemed author, conforms very well to the role of evangelical huckster. In all ways, his book maintains a sales focus. [patheos.com]

Freethought Today Crankmail may 2020

Here is this month’s installment of Crankmail, letters from those who seem to be missing a marble or two from their collection. Printed as received (including strong language). [freethoughttoday.com]

Oppose confirmation of unqualified ideologue to appeals court

Please take a moment to oppose the confirmation of an unqualified political ideologue, Cory Wilson, to a lifetime seat on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. [TAKE ACTION]

Help Americans United End Religion-Based Discrimination in Foster Care!

Americans United is suing the federal government and South Carolina to stop them from authorizing and encouraging religious discrimination, especially with taxpayer dollars. [CONTRIBUTE]

Church Organist Walks Out During Homophobic Sermon

Evangelicals Unmasked

Atheist Comedian Ian Harris Joins Andy Hall And Chris Mallard

Was God Gay? | Ricky Gervais on SCIENCE