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June 04, 2012
A Suggested Alteration to the FFRF ‘Winter Solstice’ Poster
Several times in the last few years, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has attempted to...
May 29, 2012
Ask Richard: Jewish Parents Threaten to Disown Their Son Over His Girlfriend
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May 21, 2012
Ask Richard: Christian Ex-Wife Tells Young Daughter Daddy is Going to Hell
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May 14, 2012
Ask Richard: Daughter Conflicting with Religious School Science Teacher
Dear Richard, I am a divorced mother whose religious ex-husband has custody of my daughter....
May 07, 2012
Ask Richard: Should I Come Out to My Dying Father?
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I met you...
April 30, 2012
Richard Asks: A Dialogue (of sorts) With Two Christians: How Would You Have Responded?
I recently received an unusual email apparently from a young Christian girl. The subject line...
April 23, 2012
Ask Richard: Should My 11-Year-Old Come Out to My Ex-Husband?
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, My 11-year-old son, Max,...
April 16, 2012
Ask Richard: Christian “Comes Out” and is Treated Poorly by His Atheist Friends
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard This is probably...
April 09, 2012
Ask Richard: Four Atheists in a Family Coming Out to a Christian Mother
In the letters I receive that deal with “coming out,” usually the atheist is alone...
April 02, 2012
Ask Richard: Teen Atheist Ponders Coming Out In Religious Family
Dear Richard, I was raised in a Christian home, and taught that god is the...
March 30, 2012
I Hope I Have Become More Arrogant
Richard Wade here. I just got back from my trip to attend the Reason Rally...
March 19, 2012
Ask Richard: Atheist Veterinary Worker Feels Awkward With Religious Pet Owners’ Questions
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I work in...
March 12, 2012
Ask Richard: Seven-Year-Old Faces Religious Badgering at School
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March 05, 2012
Ask Richard: When Children Ask an Atheist Teacher About Her Religion
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February 20, 2012
Ask Richard: Atheist Besieged by Family Illness Feels Old Urge to Pray
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, After rolling through...
February 13, 2012
Ask Richard: Unwelcome Evangelizing by University Math Teacher
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February 06, 2012
Ask Richard: A Young Atheist Doctor Responding to Religious Patients
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I am an...
January 30, 2012
Ask Richard: Do I Really Need To Be An Atheist?
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January 26, 2012
Inoffensive Atheist Billboards
***Update*** (from Hemant): If you'd like to make one of these kinds of billboards a...
January 23, 2012
Ask Richard: Atheist’s Boyfriend Doesn’t Take Her Views Seriously
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I have been...
January 16, 2012
Ask Richard: Teen Suicide’s Atheism Concealed by His Parents
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, My high school...
January 09, 2012
Ask Richard: Atheist’s Parents Keep “Magic of Reality” from Younger Brother
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January 02, 2012
Ask Richard: Former Minister Grieves the Loss of Her Faith
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December 26, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Being Included in Religious Discussions at Work
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I live in...
December 19, 2011
Ask Richard: Should I Help My Parents with the Church Christmas Pageant?
Dear Richard, I was raised Catholic, wandered away in my mid-teens, became emphatically atheist toward...
December 12, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Professor Challenges Students to Examine Religious Prejudice
Hi Richard, I teach Introductory Psychology at a local junior college. I would like to...
December 05, 2011
Ask Richard: Call-Out: Quotations Needed For a Gift to an Atheist’s Religious Father
Dear Richard, I have an idea and I need advice. I am 26 and living...
November 28, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist From Quiverfull Family Considers Coming Out to Parents
I grew up in a family heavily influenced by the Quiverfull movement, which holds that...
November 21, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Conflicted About Family’s Prayer at Holiday Meals
Dear Richard, I'm not sure how to start my letter but I suppose a little...
November 14, 2011
Ask Richard: My City Government is Now Running the Christmas Festival
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