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Texas Teens Fight To Display Banned Christian-Themed Football Banners

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

HOUSTON — For three straight weeks, high school football players in a small southeast Texas town took the field by bolting through large red-and...

Atheist Group Demands N.Y. School District Remove Two Songs That Mention God In Lyrics From Curriculum

Posted 08.14.2012 | Education

A national atheist organization is threatening to sue Shenendehowa Central Schools of Clifton Park, N.Y., if the district does not remove two songs th...

Court Rules Catholic Group Can 'Intervene' In Dispute Over A Jesus Statue On Public Land

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

According to a Montana federal judge, a Catholic benefits organization has the right to intervene in an attempt to keep a statue of Jesus Christ on Fo...

Atheist Group Demands Removal Of 91 Year-Old Cross From Rhode Island Fire Department

Posted 04.26.2012 | Religion

A cross is at the center of another church and state controversy in Rhode Island. Earlier this year, Jessica Ahlquist, 16, successfully sued to r...

Rhode Island School Will Not Appeal Prayer Banner Ruling

AP | LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 02.17.2012 | Education

CRANSTON, R.I. -- A Rhode Island public school committee on Thursday voted not to appeal a federal court decision ordering the removal of a prayer ban...

Should Prayer Be Allowed In Public High Schools?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

Does religion have a place in public high schools? The Freedom From Religion Foundation -- a national organization for atheists -- believes that the a...

Army Faces Questions Over 'Spiritual Fitness' Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service...

Celebrating Love And Light: 10 Holiday Tips For The Post-Religious

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

Does the cherubic little Jesus-in-a-Manger fail to flood your body with sweetness? Do you feel mixed about participating in a religious holiday now that you're not religious? Get the scrooge out with these ten tips.

Legal Skirmish Colors National Day Of Prayer

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) As Rep. Randy Forbes sees it, the decision by a Wisconsin federal judge that the law creati...

National Day of Prayer Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) A federal district judge in Wisconsin has ruled that the 1988 law creating the annual observance of the National Day of Prayer is unc...

The Super Bowl Slippery Slope: Advertising and Free Speech

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

I have to start off with an admission. I haven't watched the Super Bowl in over twenty years. Bone crushing violence does nothing for me. I prefer...

Atheists Sue To Keep 'In God We Trust' Off Capitol Visitor Center

McClatchy | Rob Hotakainen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A California Republican congressman wants to do a little writing on the walls of Washington's newest federal building. If Rep. Dan Lungren gets his wa...