An Atheist Just Sued the State of Illinois for Not Allowing Secular Celebrants to Solemnize Marriages

In Illinois, the only way atheists can have their weddings solemnized is by going to a judge or having a religious leader (even one from an online church) sign the paperwork. A Secular Celebrant just filed a federal lawsuit against the state arguing that it’s a violation of the Equal Protection Clause to prevent him from offering the same opportunity to non-religious couples.

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Pakistan on Verge of Passing Law Punishing People Guilty of “Honor Killings”

Following last week’s “honor killing” of internet star Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan’s government says it will be passing legislation specifically targeting those who commit similar crimes.

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Leaked Email Suggests that DNC Official Wanted to Use Bernie Sanders’ Alleged Atheism Against Him

According to a leaked internal conversation between Democratic National Committee officials, CFO Brad Marshall appears to have asked colleagues back in May whether it was possible to “out” Bernie Sanders as an atheist, perhaps as a way to discredit him to voters.

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Catholic Macy’s Employee Allegedly Fired For Asking Trans Customer to Leave Bathroom

A former employee at Macy’s claims he was fired for his Catholic beliefs after asking a transgender woman to leave the women’s restroom. But take the story with a grain of salt since it’s coming from the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue.

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Atheists Sue Kansas City for Approving $65,000 Grant for Baptist Convention

This September, the National Baptist Convention will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, thanks to a $65,000 gift from local taxpayers. Now American Atheists is suing the city to prevent them from going through with the illegal grant.

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