After Meeting with Mayor Who Spurned Them, Omaha Atheists Now Say the Issue is Closed

Last month, the city of La Vista, Nebraska hosted a “Faith & Freedom Day.” Omaha Atheists board member Robert Fuller wanted to know why the city was supporting a faith-based event, so he went up to Mayor Douglas Kindig (below), handed him a business card, a requested to meet at a later time to discuss possible church/state violations.

Kindig responded by telling Fuller, “Take me to fucking court because I don’t care,” and “Minorities are not going to run my city.”

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Blind Atheist Congressional Candidate Urges Voters to “Restore America’s Vision”

In April, James Woods announced that he would be running for Congress in Arizona’s District 5, hoping to replace Republican Matt Salmon. (Salmon opposes federal funding of abortions, gay marriage, and gay adoption, despite his own son being gay. He even voted against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.)

It’s worth pointing out that Woods, who is legally blind, is also openly non-religious.

In an ad just released by his campaign, Woods lays out his five guiding principles and brilliantly urges voters to help “restore America’s vision“:



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Center For Inquiry Launches Campaign to “Keep Health Care Safe and Secular”

A new campaign launched by the Center For Inquiry aims to educate the public on the importance of keeping health care “safe and secular“:

I can’t stress how broad this campaign is — and it needs to be. Atheists and skeptics should be concerned with any number of health care-related issues.

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Secular Invocation Delivered at Wheaton City Council Meeting

Last night, at a meeting of the Wheaton City Council (the city that’s home to evangelical hotspot Wheaton College), Ted Utchen delivered a secular invocation just before the start of the meeting (which is now when invocations are usually held).

It’s difficult to hear but the transcript is below:



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“Atheist” is the Worst Trait for a Presidential Candidate to Have, Says New Study

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses a new survey that says “Atheist” is the worst trait for a presidential candidate to have:



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