Percent of Americans who indicate they are “Atheist,” “Agnostic,” or “Nothing in Particular” when asked to identify their religion in the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Survey: 22.8% Rank of Atheism/Agnostic/Nothing in American religious identifications: #2 (behind Protestant) Percent of Americans who indicate they are “Catholic”
What do you know?
“Democrats are the Atheist Party,” declares the conservative Christian website Greene Opinion. This is a popular sentiment in conservative circles. Is it true? Chapter 3 from Secularism and Secularity, a research volume published by Trinity College that describes results from the American Religious Identification Survey:
What would you pay to see comedian Eddie Izzard? What if I told you you didn’t have to pay a thing? Don’t believe it? Well, your disbelief is kind of the entire point. Jesse Galef of the Secular Student Alliance let us know about the
In August of 2010 a reader, noting my disturbing lack of Christianity, suggested that if I only read Lee Stroebel’s The Case for Christ I’d see the light. Stroebel had written such a rationally compelling apologetic that the reader, a former agnostic, said she’d had
A 2008 video podcast by Penn Jillette has been slapped with a “L” Language advisory when it appears on YouTube: But I can’t for the life of me figure out why. This is what he said: You know this atheism/agnosticism question has been continuing. I’ve
According to the Constitution of the United States of America, the government is supposed to be uninvolved in matters of religion, and leave belief up to individual personal conscience. However, as of 2008, the Democratic Party will no longer support that position.
Giving religious Democrats, and leaders of tax-exempt religious organizations, special access to political leaders in the Democratic Party, while excluding non-religious Democrats from that access, is not a way to demonstrate unity. It’s a way to promote divisiveness and discrimination.