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September 06, 2017
White Evangelicals Are on the Decline (and They Completely Deserve It)
Time after time, when white evangelicals have had a chance to do the right thing,...
September 04, 2017
Survey Says 53% of British People (and 71% of Adults Under 24) Have No Religion
This is incredible news for anyone who supports rational thinking.
September 01, 2017
Podcast Ep. 179: Joel Osteen’s Hurricane Harvey Hypocrisy
We also discussed the #NashvilleStatement, a new survey about how well Protestants and Catholics know...
August 31, 2017
Survey Shows Most Christians Don’t Understand the Fundamentals of Their Faith
This survey shows that a lot of people take on a particular religious label, not...
August 22, 2017
Christians and Atheists Speak a Different Language on Facebook
A new research paper offers a neat way to see the differences between how people...
August 17, 2017
Every Single State Constitution Includes At Least One Reference to God
How many states make references to God (or variations of that word) in their constitutions?...
July 19, 2017
Gallup Finds Huge Drop in People Who Belong to a Specific Christian Denomination
More Americans can do without that formal denominational structure -- and many can do without...
July 12, 2017
The Country’s Most “Post-Christian” Cities Are Also the Places You Want to Live
The Barna group, a Christian polling firm, has released its latest list of the most...
July 03, 2017
Survey: Religion Impacts Whether You’ll Spend Alone Time With the Opposite Sex
Mike Pence isn't the only person who avoids being alone with the opposite sex, even...
July 02, 2017
A Record 58% of People in Scotland Have No Religious Affiliation
Power is shifting away from the Church, just as it should be.
June 27, 2017
“No Religion” Is Now Officially Australia’s Top Religion
Australian citizens chose “no religion” more than any listed specific denomination on the nation's 2016...
June 27, 2017
Canadians Would Rather See an Atheist Prime Minister Than an Evangelical One
A new poll suggests that Canadian citizens wouldn't let a candidate's atheism, sexual orientation, or...
June 22, 2017
A Surprising Number of People in the Czech Republic Don’t Believe in God
When it comes to belief in God among Central and Eastern European countries, the Czech...
June 22, 2017
No Religious Majority Backs Anti-Gay Discrimination by Business Owners Anymore
A new survey shows that Mormons, evangelicals, and other religious groups are far less likely...
June 15, 2017
Study Shows Religion May Be Contributing to Unprecedented Political Divide
People in the United States might be more politically divided than any other time in...
June 14, 2017
More Than Half of Canadians Say Religion is Harmful
According to a new poll, more than half of Canadians believe religion does more harm...
June 09, 2017
Most Americans Believe Religion Can Answer “All or Most” Problems (They’re Wrong)
According to a recent Gallup poll, 55% of those in the United States say religion...
May 22, 2017
Gallup Poll: 38% of Americans Are Creationists (Meanwhile, Only 19% Accept Reality)
The good news: Belief in Young Earth Creationism is at an all-time low! The bad...
May 16, 2017
Gallup: Fewer People Than Ever Before Think the Bible is Literally True
We have a long way to go, but the trends are in our favor.
April 27, 2017
Pew Analysis: The More Formal Education You Have, the Less Religious You Are
Is there a connection between going to college and abandoning religion? A new analysis from...
April 14, 2017
Researchers Say a Quarter of Americans May Be Atheists, Higher Than Any Survey Has Ever Suggested
Researchers used an ingenious method to find people who might not otherwise admit they're atheists....
April 09, 2017
23% of Self-Proclaimed Christians in Great Britain Don’t Believe Jesus Was Resurrected
A new survey commissioned by the BBC finds that nearly a quarter of Christians in...
April 07, 2017
Irish Census Reveals Huge Gains for the Non-Religious (and a Slight Drop for Irish Catholics)
If the numbers from the Ireland Census indicate a trend, the phrase "Irish Nones" may...
April 05, 2017
Because Muslims Are Outbreeding Everyone Else, Study Estimates Huge Shift in Religious Demographics
Here's the entire study in a nutshell: Those of us without organized religion are not...
March 22, 2017
28 States Have An Entirely Christian Congressional Delegation (And Other Depressing Facts)
We already know there's no openly atheist representation in Congress. The Secular Caucus on Capitol...
March 13, 2017
Popular (Bunk) Theory about Atheist Birth Rates and the Rise of Religion Resurfaces
A new study argues that "secularism is likely to undergo a decline throughout the remainder...
March 10, 2017
White Evangelicals Are the Only People Who Think White Evangelicals Have It Rough
PRRI released a new survey today focused on transgender bathrooms and religious liberty, and I...
February 25, 2017
White Evangelicals Are the Only Group Whose Support of a Muslim Ban Has Gone Up Since Last May
White evangelical Christians are sticking their fingers in their ears as people explain why the...
February 18, 2017
When It Comes to Faith-Based Violence, Americans Give Christianity an Undeserved Break
If a Muslim blows up a building in the name of Islam, is he a...
February 15, 2017
Survey Shows That Americans, Especially Younger Ones, Are Warming Up to Atheists
When it comes to how Americans feel about atheists, we generate more "warm feelings" today...
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