In response to yesterday’s publication of a “Global Report on Discrimination Against Humanists, Atheists and the Non-religious,” the Washington Post‘s Max Fisher posted this map highlighting the seven countries in which you can be executed for being an atheist (Afghanistan, Iran, Maldives, Mauritania, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan). Also on the map are countries where atheists can be imprisoned for their beliefs and can have certain rights taken away (click to enlarge): [Read more...]
2011 Census Shows That a Quarter of England and Wales Residents Are ‘Nones’ Despite Poorly-Worded Question
The United Kingdom’s Office for National Statistics just released the results of the 2011 census and the results show that nearly 25% of the people in England and Wales profess no religion (PDF) — nearly 14,100,000 people. [Read more...]
Anyone walking through New York City’s Times Square today, near M&M’s World, will be greeted by American Atheists’ latest billboard pitting Santa Claus against Jesus.
It reads “Keep the merry! Dump the myth!” [Read more...]