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Who should be allowed to pray for Obama?

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It seems preposterous, but there’s a major debate over who is worthy to invoke the presence and blessing of the Almighty on the leaders of this land we love! So, who is qualified to pray for the President of the […]

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Who’s winning the war on Christmas?

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A Los Angeles-area retirement center was briefly the center of the annual war against Christmas when employees tossed out a Christmas tree, menorahs and anything else festive, declaring them to be prohibited religious symbols. Meanwhile an elementary school banned children from the audience of its Christmas show — […]

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Religious News Service accepts funds to provide more atheist articles

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Religion News Service (RNS), a prominent non-profit news organization focused on faith, is facing some of the same financial constraints that have led to the demise of numerous traditional media outlets. As time goes on and revenue becomes tougher to […]

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Should worshipers be allowed to arm themselves?

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Bring guns to church? Pastor Ken Pagano provoked a firestorm when he invited members of Louisville, Kentucky’s New Bethel Church to celebrate the 4th of July and their 2nd Amendment rights by bringing their firearms to church. The national news media […]

Is religion to blame for the world’s violence?

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Just a few days ago, a car loaded with explosives attempted to get access to the First Evangelical Church Winning All in Kaduna, Nigeria. However, the suicide bomber’s car with a military uniform folded on the back seat was turned away at […]

After years of terror, corruption, cancer-stricken Chavez cries out to Jesus on state TV

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After years of criticizing the church, kicking out Christian missionaries, assisting terrorists and praising atheists, Venezuela’s mercurial strongman, Hugo Chavez, came home from a botched cancer treatment in Cuba, then took to Venezuela’s airwaves to call out to Christ for help. “Give me Your crown, […]

Texas town turns other cheek, helps atheist who threatened their nativity scene

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Turning the other cheek seems to be working in little Athens, Texas. It seems a big-city atheist heard that they had a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn last winter, according to MSNBC News. So, he called Athens officials five hours away to threaten that […]

The Blaze: Atheists use “unholy water” to scrub away olive oil used to bless highway — because they‘re not going to tolerate ‘bigotry’

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by Christopher Santarelli of The Blaze staff The latest fight between atheists and religious groups leaves one asking who really crossed the line. Polk County, Florida, sits smack in the middle of the Sunshine State containing several highways drivers travel […]

Building a Temple to Atheism

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When I say temple, you think religious place of worship right?  When I say atheist, you think one that believes there is no God.  Stay with me now, when I say religion, don’t you think about the worship of God?  […]

Texas, Alabama, Arizona groups ignore threats from Wisconsin atheists

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Thousands of Texans, including the state attorney general and the governor, presidential hopeful Rick Perry, have sent a clear message to Wisconsin atheists who enjoy intimidating small towns into removing nativity scenes. The message is the same from an American […]

Atheists embracing faith for their kids

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Faith and family are so tightly linked in American society that “even some of society’s least religious people find religion to be important in their private lives,” says researcher Elaine Howard Ecklund from Rice University. Despite their personal non-belief, reports […]

Pretending to be Jesus renews skeptic’s faith

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You’ve seen the extraordinary paintings of Jesus’ life. They’re in bookstores and magazines. They’re all over the Internet. They’re the work of artist Liz Lemon Swindle. They’ve won worldwide acclaim – even compared to Italian master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, […]

Air Force base will keep its nativity scene

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Travis Air Force Base in California has decided it will not ban a nativity scene and menorah from a showcase of 24 Christmas displays along one of the base’s main thoroughfares — in spite of threats from the atheist Military […]

Thousands rally to save Texas nativity

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Thousands of Texans, including the state attorney general and the governor, have sent a clear message to Wisconsin atheists who enjoy intimidating small towns into removing nativity scenes. At least 5,000 showed up at a rally supporting Henderson County officials […]

Did atheist N. Korea’s leaders really say they’ll “pray” for deceased tyrant Kim Jong-il?

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With thousands of Christians in North Korean labor camps for refusing to deny their faith, it is nothing short of puzzling that the officially atheist nation has ordered its 24 million citizens to spend three minutes on Dec. 29, 2011 praying for […]

15,000 Czechs tell census they’re Jedi knights

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A half century under Soviet occupation and politically correct anti-religious indoctrination in its schools has left one of the most historically Christian nations in Europe divided — with half of the population claiming to be atheists or unsure what they […]

Arizona to Wisconsin atheists: Quit whining!

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A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona, has told a group of Wisconsin atheists that they need to go home and quit fussing about other people’s business, writes Mary Kochan for Catholic Lane. In an opinion column titled “You Whiny, Sniveling […]

American Legion: We wish Wisconsin atheists “would leave us alone”

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“We wish the people of Wisconsin would take care of their own business and leave us, and this statue, totally alone,” says Michael Shepard, the commander of American Legion Post 108 in Whitefish, Montana. He is irked that a group […]

Stephen Hawking says mankind’s survival depends on manned space exploration

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Atheist physicist Stephen Hawking says there’s no hope for mankind here on Earth. We face mass extinction unless we head for the stars, he told the Canadian Press wire service this weekend while promoting his new five-part television series, “Brave […]

Washington Post: Will Knights of Columbus have to remove ski slope’s Jesus statue?

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A statue of Jesus on a Montana ski slope is under attack — although its patch of U.S. Forest Service land has been leased for the last 58 years by local members of the Knights of Columbus. The Forest Service was worried somebody […]

Small-town Tennessee mayor seeks legal help to fight atheist “terrorists”

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Calling aggressive out-of-state atheists “terrorists,” a small-town Tennessee mayor is asking for help defending a cross atop his town’s water tower. “They are terrorists as far as I’m concerned,” said Whiteville, Tennessee, Mayor James Bellar about the Wisconsin-based Freedom From […]

Atheists gloat over revenge taken on Ohio church that had their billboard removed

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An atheist group is gloating on its website over the revenge it has taken on Christ Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio. The church, which owns a billboard leased to Clear Channel Outdoor advertising, discovered that an atheist advertisement had been placed on […]

Washington Post: When atheism turns ugly

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“Fanatical atheism is no worse and no better than fanatical religion, though it may be more bitterly ironic,” writes Brad Hirschfield in the Washington Post. “There is something pretty odd, dare I say hypocritical, about a bunch of people who […]

Daily Caller: Atheists, agnostics live shorter, unhappier, according to research journals

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Caution: Shaking your fist at the sky while proclaiming that God doesn’t exist and mocking the faith of His flock can be harmful to your health. “This isn’t about what happens to you in the hereafter,” writes Patrick Chisholm for […]

Atheists schedule Bible desecration on famed southern California pier

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An atheist group says it will tear pages out of a Bible on southern California’s Huntington Pier. A Christian preacher who often preaches on the beach noted that they chose not to desecrate a Koran — since Christians forgive those […]

Top atheist says “dangerous, damaging and disingenuous” Christians “must be eradicated”

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American Atheists, a non-profit that claims to protect the rights of atheists and to ensure the “absolute separation of government and religion,” always seems to find itself in the middle of controversy, writes Billy Hallowell at the news website the […]

Washington Post: Americans want a president with “very strong religious beliefs”

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“Atheist alert!” writes Jordan Sekulow in the Washington Post. “New statistics from the Public Religion Research Institute show that over 70 percent of Republicans and over 50 percent of Democrats want a president who has “very strong religious beliefs.” This […]

Bestselling author: America’s culture is in collapse

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American culture is circling the drain faster and faster, but most of us are too caught up in the frenetic pace of our lives to notice the dramatic changes that have sent our country spinning out of control, says New […]

London now has a seminary for non-believers

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He’s written his own Bible, he speaks out frequently attacking religion and now he’s founded his own seminary for non-believers. “A.C. Grayling has an impressive resume,” writes Jessice Weisberg in RD magazine. “He has been a philosophy professor, a representative to the […]

Atheists decline to debate theologian Lane Craig

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American Evangelical theologian William Lane Craig is ready to debate the rationality of faith during his tour of Great Britain this fall, but it appears that atheist philosophers are running shy of the challenge. This month president of the British […]

Washington Post: “Idiot’s Guide to Protecting American Atheists”

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“It is with the utmost urgency that I write this blog,” announces Jordan Sekulow in the Washington Post‘s On Faith section. “A group of atheists have filed a lawsuit to prevent the inclusion of the historic Ground Zero Cross at […]

UN affirms the human right to blaspheme

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“Having followed the debates on religion and freedom of expression at the United Nations over the last several years, I have become accustomed to passing on bad news, such as a decade of resolutions by the Human Rights Council and […]

On-line debates with atheists usually a waste of time, says author

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In a column titled “Atheism, Despair, and Envy: A Case Study,” American Vision columnist Joel McDurmon confesses: “I normally don’t get into online debates in comment sections, on Facebook, or even via email. I have too much work to get […]

Jay Sekulow: 9/11 cross faces lawsuit in yet one more atheist attack

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“Here we go again,” writes Beliefnet’s Jay Sekulow. “An atheist organization files a federal lawsuit. They are offended. This time the target: a Cross placed at the World Trace Center Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero. It is unbelievable that […]

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sexual predator sues for access to “Satanic Bible”

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Convicted sexual predator Kevin Halfmann, who is scheduled to remain incarcerated at least through 2030, says his constitutional rights have been violated since Illinois state prison officials won’t permit him to study the Satanic Bible. Halfmann’s arguments were not well-received Monday by U.S. Magistrate […]

The Blaze: Atheists “hijack” creationism poll

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On Tuesday, an internet news site, the Blaze, asked readers “Are some evangelicals beginning to question the existence of Adam and Eve?” “As is the case in all of the faith articles we compose,” writes editor Billy Hollowell, “it was our goal […]

72% of Americans polled say 9/11 Cross belongs at the NYC memorial

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When workers were cleaning up after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, they found a steel girder that had been sheared on both sides to form a cross. As America cheered, workers raised the cross-shaped steel […]

Stephen Hawking squares off with God again, says universe still creating itself

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Stephen Hawking says God had nothing to do with creating the universe and that the “laws of science” explain how the universe created itself from nothing. He says he has no problem with the idea that the universe just popped […]

Vigilant atheists declare victory: No Bible study for U.S. Air Force nuke officers!

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“Earlier this week the Air Force announced the course called ‘Christian Just War Theory’ had been indefinitely suspended,” writes Michael Stone for the Humanist Examiner.  “The course had been part of the curriculum for future nuclear launch officers for more than 20 […]

NY Times: Judge dismisses atheist suit vs. Texas governor’s prayer rally

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Gov. Rick Perry of Texas by atheists opposing his participation in a prayer rally next weekend. The lawsuit, filed by the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, asked the judge to declare Mr. Perry’s […]

Washington Post: Does Atheism need a pitchman?

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Atheist actor and writer Ricky Gervais is working on a new show, “Afterlife,” which features “an atheist who dies and goes to heaven.” If Gervais hopes to bring cultural acceptance of non-belief to mainstream America, he faces an uphill battle. […]

Attorney: Atheist lawsuit same as declaring Texas governor can’t attend church

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An atheist organization is suing Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible presidential candidate, for initiating a private prayer event scheduled for August 6 in Houston. The Freedom from Religion Foundation is suing in federal court over Perry’s upcoming prayer event […]

Atheists sue Texas governor, demand he skip prayer rally

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By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) – A national organization focused on ensuring the separation of church and state challenged Wednesday the involvement of Texas Gov. Rick Perry in an upcoming evangelical Christian prayer rally. The Freedom From Religion Foundation […]

Atheist groups say Army should promote their rock concerts, too

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WASHINGTON — Three atheist activism groups have complained the Army supported an evangelical Christian concert at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg but did not act sufficiently enthusiastic about a concert for nonbelievers. The three groups — Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the American […]

Washington Post: Atheists urged to learn from gays’ political strategies

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Atheists and agnostics have a lot to learn from gays about the essential role of coming out in any long-term battle for personal respect and political recognition in American society, writes Washington Post blogger Susan Jacoby.  “When New York’s state […]

Pilots balk at towing atheists’ ad banners

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A nationwide advertising campaign by an atheist group has run into an unexpected snag. Of the nation’s 85 pilots who tow aerial banners, only 17 would agree to participate. “I’m not going to hell towing that sign,” said one pilot […]

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