Richard Haynes (Atheist Nexus) and Dr. Tom Arcaro (Elon University) are trying to find out some details about atheists, specifically about how they interact with non-believing communities. Questions on their survey ask: What is your perception of national atheist organizations? Do you belong to any local/state/national atheist groups? How has your atheism impacted your personal/romantic/social life? [Read more…]
A student at DePaul University (a religious-at-least-in-name school) is making a movie about black atheists. Black Beyond Belief aims to examine the experiences of an oft-overlooked population: the 0.5% of African-Americans who identify as non-religious. [Read more…]
What are the religious affiliations of members of the 113th Congress?
Pretty similar to the American public — Overwhelmingly Christian with a spattering of Jews, Muslims, and followers of other faiths.
Except in one category… [Read more…]
While the electoral college results are ultimately all that matters, it’s interesting to note that, according to Gallup, those without religion prefer President Obama over Mitt Romney 67% to 26%: [Read more…]