Back in November of 2012, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sued the IRS because of the government agency’s “failure to enforce electioneering restrictions against churches and religious organizations.” Basically, churches were endorsing political candidates from the pulpit and the IRS wasn’t doing anything to stop it. Part of the problem was that there was a vacancy in the position which normally handled those issues.
The IRS Says It Will Finally Enforce the Rules Barring Pastors from Endorsing Candidates from the Pulpit
AZ Gubernatorial Candidate Mad Because College Grads Are *Less* Likely to Want Teachers to Lead Classroom Prayers
Andrew Thomas (below), a Republican candidate to become the next governor of Arizona, said something during last night’s debate that I think all of you are going to appreciate… for reasons that would infuriate him.
Chicago Non-Theistic Communities Answer the Question of What to Do After Members Stop Believing in God
You know what Washington, D.C. needs? More religion. It’s not enough that the Supreme Court seems to be an extension of the Catholic Church lately or that Congress is overrun with Christians who want to legislate their beliefs.
Now, the Hobby Lobby-owning Green family is set to open up a Bible Museum in the city in 2017:
Yesterday, the Pew Research Center released data concerning the relative popularity of various religious groups. There’s still a lot to learn from the data, so today they released an article answering the question: “How many people of different faiths do you know?”
This question is incredibly important for atheists, because we know the stigma against us evaporates as people get to know us better. And it turns out that, despite being only 2% of the population, 59% of Americans know someone who doesn’t believe in a god: