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Atheists and Agnostics: Not Republicans, Not Democrats. Independents.

“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:

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Prevalence of Christianity Doesn't Dent Divorce

The claim by right wing Christians that their religion holds all the secrets to successful marriage isn’t supported by the facts. So, when we’re discussing marriage policy, why don’t we leave religious opinions out of the matter, and base our deliberations on what actually works?

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Prevalence of Christianity Doesn’t Dent Divorce

The claim by right wing Christians that their religion holds all the secrets to successful marriage isn’t supported by the facts. So, when we’re discussing marriage policy, why don’t we leave religious opinions out of the matter, and base our deliberations on what actually works?

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Am I Not An American?

Did those people, people like me who live without any belief in God, renounce their American citizenship by refusing to join Congressman Randy Forbes in his conspicuous public worship?

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Fat Christianity

Obesity is a significant problem in the United States, and recent surveys indicate that the rate of Christianity is associated with the rate of obesity. In the USA, Christianity is fat.

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Christianity Linked With Child Death

If the Prosperity Gospel’s claims were true, then we would see a best fit line sloping downward from left to right, with states with the highest proportion of Christians enjoying the lowest rates of child deaths.

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Most Christian States Are Least Wealthy

Those states that have the highest percentage of Christian residents have the lowest median income. These statistics contradict the hypothesis underlying the preachers of the Prosperity Gospel.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?