In the summer of 2009, I had an idea that I couldn’t get out of my head. I was a campus organizer for the Center for Inquiry On Campus at the time, and we were about to host dozens of secular college leaders from around the world for our annual summer leadership conference.
The students who came to the conference each held within them a personal story about how they had gotten there: perhaps their flight from dogma came through a moment of clarity late at night while reading a website analyzing the Bible; maybe they had experienced religiously-inspired misogyny or discrimination in their youth and chose to forge a new path; perhaps they had lived through years of their prayers going unanswered and had concluded that God does not exist. [Read more...]
Yesterday, Think Progress posted a graphic illustrating the diversity of the 113th Congress:
They list Kyrsten Sinema as the “first non-theist to openly acknowledge her belief prior to getting elected”… though we know her campaign is now doing everything in their power to erase that part of her history. [Read more...]