No, That’s Not a Demon in Front of President Obama

Betteridge’s law of headlines says: “Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.”

So you know the proper response for when Christian website WND.com asks, “Is this a ‘demon’ racing in front of Obama?”



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Humanist Congressional Candidate Jamie Raskin Gets Support from Freethought PAC

At the moment, there are no openly non-theistic members of Congress. There was Rep. Pete Stark up until 2012… and nobody since. But that could change come 2016.

Earlier this year, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced that she would be retiring after nearly three decades in the Senate. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) then announced that he would be running for Mikulski’s seat, freeing up his own position in Congress.

It’s that seat that Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin (below) is now vying for.



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Interfaith Group Forms in Response to Local Invocation Policy, So Officials End Prayers Altogether

Back in May, in North Carolina, Lincoln County Board of Commissioners chairman Carrol Mitchem (below) made a startling comment about the board’s invocation policy:



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“In God We Trust” Stickers on Police Cars Lead to Dueling Protests in Florida

Bonifay, Florida is another city where the local police chief has put “In God We Trust” stickers on all the department’s vehicles for reasons that *totally* have nothing to do with Jesus. (All hail Jesus.)

It’s a decision that led to dueling protests over the weekend:



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Donald Trump: I Don’t Know If I’ll Campaign for Atheist Votes Since They “Might Not Like Me”

We know Donald Trump calls himself religious (“I go to church”) and is trying to win over the GOP’s conservative base, even if he’s horrible at speaking Christian-ese.

Given his attempts to reach out to religious voters, Trump was asked at a recent campaign stop in Iowa whether he would also try to get the votes of atheists:



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