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UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

Wayne Bulpitt, UK Chief Commissioner for the Boy Scouts, has posted a video asking its members for input on accepting atheist members. In particular, this would require an alternate, secular, Scout Promise to replace the UK Scout Promise currently in use: … Continue reading

Godless Patriots Brand Supports Military Atheists

Godless Patriots Brand Supports Military Atheists

Steven Arauza, a geologist in Austin, has gotten into the t-shirt business. He has a love of country and an atheist worldview. He wants to make sure people know that patriotism and support for troops is common in the nontheist … Continue reading

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

On October 30th and 31st, the US Air Force Academy will celebrate its bi-annual Religious Respect Conference to highlight progress since its 2010 conference. Major changes seem to be in two main areas. The first area is increased services for … Continue reading

Remembering Paul Kurtz, Humanist Pioneer

Paul Kurtz has been a leader in the humanist movement for his entire life. He was integral to the development of the American Humanist Association, Center For Inquiry, and his most recent endeavor, the Institute for Science and Human Values. … Continue reading

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Suicide rates in the US military exceed one per day. This has been identified by military leaders as a crisis requiring attention throughout the military. Last Thursday, there was an Army-wide “stand down” to focus on suicide prevention training. However, … Continue reading