In a Country Where Atheism is Equated with Terrorism, the Godless Are Growing in Number

In a country where a blogger was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes (on top of a more than quarter-million-dollar fine) for “insulting Islam” and the government equates atheism with terrorism, godlessness is actually growing incredibly fast in Saudi Arabia.

It’s in part due to a growing bitterness with the country’s theocracy, but the atheists dare not declare their beliefs publicly for obvious reasons:

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Tecumseh School Board Debates Having Prayers at Meetings; Member Suggests Atheists Would Be Fine with Them

If you want to see ignorance at work, check out the conversation that took place between Tecumseh (Michigan) School Board members earlier this week when the idea of having religious prayers at meetings came up:



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Tallahassee Atheist Calls on City Commission To Do Away with Invocation Prayers

Wednesday night, during a meeting of the Tallahassee (Florida) City Commission, atheist Peter Wood called on the elected officials to do away with their invocation prayers:



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Hobby Lobby Fined More Than $220,000 for Deceptive Advertising in New York

The Christian-owned Hobby Lobby is in the news for something not related to screwing employees out of comprehensive health insurance.

Turns out they advertised several items as being on sale… but when those items are never *not* on sale, it’s not really a sale at all. It’s false advertising. And New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman finally clamped down on them:



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An Atheist Visits the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Sees the Cross, and Goes “Meh”

John Rafferty, the president of the Secular Humanist Society of New York, visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum and wrote about his experiences for The Humanist. The most interesting part may be where he comes across the controversial 9/11 Cross that American Atheists filed a(n unsuccessful) lawsuit over:



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