Atheist Voter Project Relaunches for 2016

Two years ago, American Atheists launched a campaign urging atheists to get active and go vote. It was called And now it’s being relaunched for 2016:

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Black Pastors Want Bust of Margaret Sanger Removed from the Smithsonian

If you visit the National Portrait Gallery in the Smithsonian, you’ll come across this bust of Margaret Sanger, the birth control activist who founded the group that is now known as Planned Parenthood:

Sanger has always been a lightning rod for controversy. But following the release of the anti-Planned Parenthood videos, a group of African-American pastors associated with Staying True to America’s National Destiny (STAND) sent a letter Friday to the director of the National Portrait Gallery asking for the removal of Sanger from all exhibits:

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Pat Robertson: LGBT-Inclusive Churches Are Leading Christians to Eternal Damnation

Pat Robertson, who’s already on a roll today, would like you to know that Christians who accept gay people as people are headed straight to hell.

He told a viewer on The 700 Club today that she should stay away from an LGBT-inclusive church for that reason:

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Americans United Tells Judge to Drop Bible-Writing and Marriage Requirements from Man’s Punishment

The other day, I posted about how Randall Rogers, a Smith County (Texas) judge, issued a strange punishment to 20-year-old Josten Bundy for punching out his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

Rogers told him he had to marry his 19-year-old girlfriend, write down Bible verses, and get counseling. (Two of these things are not like the other…) If Bundy doesn’t follow those instructions, he could see jail time.

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So Far, Arian Foster Has Received Little Public Backlash After Coming Out as as Atheist

In the few days since the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster came out as “openly secular” — becoming one of the only public atheists in pro sports — I’ve been surprised by how accepting people have generally been.

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