I posted before about a new non-profit group called Secular Avenue, which will help non-religious people in tough situations get the support they need.
Princeton (New Jersey) Fire Company deputy chief Roy James really wants to put up a 9/11 memorial in the city. The centerpiece would be a 10-foot-long steel beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center… but it has a cross cut out of it.
And that’s the problem: Is this really about honoring the victims of 9/11 or promoting Christianity by way of an emotionally-charged display that no one has the heart to say no to?
Clark County (Washington) Officials Find an Underhanded Way to Pass an Unpopular “In God We Trust” Proposal
Last week, I wrote about how Clark County (Washington) officials had tabled a discussion to put up an “In God We Trust” sign after the proposal saw a lot of resistance: After hearing about two hours of public testimony — during which about two-thirds of the speakers opposed the controversial proposal — [Councilor Tom] Mielke [Read More…]
Gallup has just released its annual list of the most and least religious states in the country (based on church attendance) and there’s no real change from the past.
The most religious states are exactly what you’d expect — Utah and Mississippi — while the least religious states make me want to move to New England: