For Second Straight Year, Delaware Governor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Delaware Governor Jack Markell has once again issued a proclamation in honor of Darwin Day, recognize the accomplishments of Charles Darwin:

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Poll Finds That Half of U.S. Believes Muslims Are “Anti-American”

If you had any doubt that GOP rhetoric is ushering in another era of McCarthyism, I present you with the fruit of their efforts.

On a day when the President visited a mosque and called for tolerance, the Pew Research Center released a new poll regarding Americans’ beliefs about Muslims in the country. What did they find?

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A Proposed ‚ÄúReligious Freedom” Bill in West Virginia Would Let Believers Avoid All Sorts of Laws

SB 11 is a religious freedom bill that was introduced by seven West Virginia Republican senators back in January. Under the proposed bill, only a “governmental interest of the highest magnitude that cannot otherwise be achieved without burdening the exercise of religion” would compel religious people to obey laws that violated their conscience.

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Kenya Denies Atheist Group’s Registration Request, Saying It Would Ruin “Peace” and “Welfare”

The last time we heard about Harrison Mumia and his group Atheists in Kenya, he was filing a lawsuit against his country for declaring the Pope’s visit a national holiday. (The lawsuit didn’t go anywhere.)

The reason he’s in the news now is perhaps even more serious: When Mumia tried to register his organization (kind of like applying for non-profit status), he was rejected. The reason? According to the registrar, Maria Nyariki, giving them official status will ruin the country:

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New Hampshire is Now the Least Religious State in the Country

Congratulations, New Hampshire! You have overtaken Vermont as the least religious state in the country.

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