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  • Lawsuit targets city’s grant to National Baptists

    August 1 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Lawsuit targets city’s grant to National Baptists

    Atheists have sued a National Baptist pastor and Kansas City government leaders over a $65,000 grant approved for use during the Baptist group’s upcoming national convention in the city. The grant to John Modest Miles Ministries violates Missouri law that prohibits public aid for religious purposes, American Atheists Inc. claim in a lawsuit posted on their website.

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  • Atheist billboards: Christmas a ‘fairy tale’

    December 10 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Atheist billboards: Christmas a ‘fairy tale’

    Holiday billboards sponsored by an atheist group that call the Christmas story a “fairy tale” are indirect evidence of the “continuing cultural strength of Christianity” in the view of a Southern Baptist apologist. Beginning Dec. 1, the New Jersey-based American Atheists sponsored billboards in Memphis, Nashville, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Fort Smith, Ark…

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  • Religious ‘nones’ may not be who you think they are

    March 18 2014 by Cathy Lynn Grossman, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Religious ‘nones’ may not be who you think they are

    In recent surveys, the religious “nones” – as in, “none of the above” – appear to lead in the faith marketplace. In fact, “none” could soon be the dominant label U.S. adults pick when asked to describe their religious identity.

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  • Atheists sue over law tying security to God

    December 4 2008 by Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    The American Atheists have sued the commonwealth of Kentucky after learning that a law requires the state’s Office of Homeland Security to declare its reliance on God for safety.

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  • Atheists file suit over National Day of Prayer

    October 7 2008 by Brittney Bain, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    A Wisconsin-based group of atheists and agnostics has filed suit against President Bush over the federal law designating a National Day of Prayer.

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