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Atheists in Congress

Emily Swanson

Many Want To Hang 'No Atheists Allowed' On Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

A recent comment by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer led some atheist advocates to speculate he might be one of them. A new HuffPost/YouGov poll s...

Bill Maher: Atheism Will Become 'The New Gay Marriage'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

There are no admitted atheists serving in Congress, and in a recent interview, comedian Bill Maher said that while he wouldn't be the one to break tha...

Here Are All The Atheists In Congress

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

It's becoming more common not to believe in God or organized religion these days, so it would only be natural for a few atheists to have made their wa...

Amanda Terkel

Fed Up With Being Boxed Out Of Politics, Atheists Move To Amplify Voices Of Nonbelievers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although a growing number of Americans say they are not affiliated with any religion, Congress has just one member who says the same. A ...

When Will We Have More Open Atheists in Congress?

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

The religious makeup of the Congress sworn in January 3 is virtually unchanged from the infamously gridlocked 112th Congress. There are 482 Christians, 33 Jews, 3 Buddhists, 2 Muslims, 1 Hindu, 1 Unitarian Universalist, and 1 open religiously unaffiliated member.

Arizona Democrat To Replace Pete Stark As Sole Atheist In Congress

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., the only openly atheist member of Congress, lost his race for another term on Tuesday (Nov. 6). But secularists wi...