Atheist Pete Stark Loses His Seat in Congress; Atheist Kyrsten Sinema’s Race is Too Close to Call

The first open atheist in Congress just lost the seat he has held for nearly four decades.

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Florida’s Amendment 8, Which Would Allow Taxpayer Money to Go to Churches, Is Defeated

Amendment 8 in Florida — euphemistically known as the Florida Religious Freedom Amendment — would have allowed taxpayer money to go to religious schools and houses of worship. Which, in the eyes of church/state separation advocates, would be an awful thing:

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Live-Blogging Election 2012: Marriage Equality, Anti-Women Republicans, and Atheist Candidates

How did the atheists running for Congress do tonight?

What about all those Republicans who made comments about rape?

Did voters finally approve of same-sex marriage in four states?

We’ll be answering all those questions tonight. Just click on the question you want to see the answer to, and you’ll see results as they come in!

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Live-Blogging Election 2012: The Atheists Running for Congress

There are two candidates running for Congress tonight who are open atheists. I’ll be covering the results of their elections all night. Keep refreshing this page for more information! [Read more...]

Remembering Atheist Activist Conrad Goeringer

Some sad news from American Atheists: Conrad Goeringer died Saturday night at the age of 63. He was an activist who worked for atheist causes for decades, most notably with Madalyn Murray O’Hair during the formative years of the AA organization: [Read more...]


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