New Survey Finds the Religiously Unaffiliated Have a Wider Gender Gap Than Any Faith Group

One of the problems with surveys about religion is that atheists tend to be lumped in with a lot of other people who believe in God but have no religious affiliation. We’re all the “Nones.” We’re all unaffiliated. That might be a helpful designation in certain contexts, but there are so many differences between atheists and believers within that category that combining our numbers means overlooking a lot of interesting data.

A new report by the Pew Research Center dealing with religion and gender actually teased out some data for atheists. You won’t be surprised to hear this, but at least in the U.S., there’s more than a 2:1 margin of male to female atheists:


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Conservative PAC Slut-Shames Melania Trump in Bid to Boost Ted Cruz

There are roughly a million and one good reasons to oppose a Donald Trump presidency. So what, with so many prime targets, would a conservative anti-Trump super PAC like Make America Awesome go with?

Demonstrating yet again the Republican Party’s progressive stance on women’s issues, they’ve released an ad in Utah targeting Trump’s wife, Melania, and her modeling days.

The new Facebook ads feature a photo of her posing nude, with the caption “Meet Melania Trump. Your next first lady. Or, you could support Ted Cruz on Tuesday.”


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Always Proofread Your Church Signs

Jest. noun. “A thing said or done for amusement; a joke.”

In that case, this church sign seen by reader Clint makes perfect sense:


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Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at How Kansas Governor Sam Brownback Ruined the State

If you care about experiments, evidence, data, and facts, then you have to be appalled by what’s been going on in Kansas over the past few years. Imagine Republican Governor Sam Brownback with a rubber stamp from his Republican House and Senate being able to do practically anything he wants. He eliminated income taxes on small businesses, gave huge tax breaks to the rich, cut money from the education budget, laid off thousands of government employees, heightened welfare requirements, and more.

Long story short, Kansas is now a hellhole thanks to his conservative policies — the same ones that the Republican presidential candidates now want to institute for the nation.

Seth Meyers explained the problem the other night:


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In County Motto, New Jersey Town Boasts of Being a Great Place to Pray

See if you can spot any problems with the seal and motto for the Borough of Clayton, New Jersey:


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