After Going Back and Forth, Clark County (Washington) Officials Approve “In God We Trust” Display

A couple weeks ago, 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 [Read More…]

The “World’s First Atheist Orphanage” is Seeking Funding… but I Don’t Feel Comfortable Giving Them Any Money

We’ve posted several articles on this site about the impact atheists have had in Kasese, Uganda, especially with the local Kasese Humanist Primary School.

Now, local atheists are trying to build an orphanage that will be connected to the school — and they need funding.

Zoltan Istvan — one of the orphanage’s founders — writes for Vice:

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Kootenai County Republicans Propose Resolution Declaring Idaho a “Christian State”

Because Republicans have nothing better to do and have little regard for the Constitution, the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee considered passing a resolution to declare Idaho a Christian state.

The resolution, which you can read here, states:

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An Inside Look at a German Pastafarian Congregation

A few months ago, I posted about how a group of German Pastafarians were able to get the city of Templin to put up signs alerting people to their meetings:

Now, Rüdiger Weida, the 63-year-old who founded the local “Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster,” has given PRI an inside look at how his church operates:

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Larry King: “I Think the Only Reason for Religion is Death. If You Didn’t Die, There’d Be No Religion”

We’ve known for a while that former CNN host Larry King was an atheist, but he opened up about it more than usual during an interview on New York City’s Power 105.1 morning radio show “The Breakfast Club.”

The conversation begins around the 8:20 mark in the video below during a discussion about how he’d like to have his body frozen after he dies:

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