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Reason Rally

The Godless Descend on DC

Staks Rosch | Posted 06.26.2016 | Religion
Staks Rosch

Saturday, June 4, marked the "Second Coming" of the Reason Rally. Atheists, agnostics, humanists, freethinkers, and secularists from all over the country descended on our nation's capital to rally in support of reason over faith in government.

Thousands Gather On The National Mall To Show Atheism Isn't A Bad Word

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

Thousands of people turned out Saturday on the National Mall for the 2016 Reason Rally, an event that had been billed as the nation's largest gatherin...

In God We Don't Trust: Growing American Secular Movement Rallies in D.C. Today (Live Video)

Art Levine | Posted 06.04.2016 | Religion
Art Levine

They may be the most invisible interest group in American politics: secular Americans. But attendees of the "Reason Rally" at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, where as many as 30,00 atheists, agnostics, freethinkers and their allies are expected to attend, want to see that change.

What Happens When Thousands Of Atheists Get Together On The National Mall?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics

Thousands of atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, humanists and others who don't believe in God will flock to the National Mall in Washington this weeke...

Obama, Prayer, and Reason

Herb Silverman | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics
Herb Silverman

I appreciate most of President Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on February 3, and at the Maryland mosque the day before. However, in both venues President Obama ignored the growing elephant in our country, those of us who have no need for prayers

PHOTOS: Atheists Rally On National Mall For Political Change

Posted 05.24.2012 | Religion

By KIMBERLY WINSTON c. 2012 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Atheists and nonbelievers gathered on the National Mall Saturday (March 24) in ...

Largest-Ever Gathering Of Atheists Set To Rally On National Mall

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The atheists are coming! So are the non-atheists. Saturday's "Reason Rally," billed as the "largest gathering of the secular movement...

Nonbelievers To Rally For Unbelief In Washington

Posted 03.22.2012 | Religion

By Kimberly Winston Religion News Service (RNS) Thousands of atheists and nonbelievers will gather this Saturday (March 24) on the National Mall i...

Son Of Westboro Baptist Church Pastor To Speak At Atheist Rally

Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion

This should be interesting. Nate Phelps, estranged son of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps, plans to speak at an atheist ral...

New Atheists Are Neither A Minority Nor Heirs Of The Civil Rights Movement

Nathalie Rothschild | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Nathalie Rothschild

Nobody should be mistreated simply because they believe or do not believe in certain ideas. But if you can't identify with people around you, if they won't accept you for who you are, then ditch them. It's not always easy, but nobody is stopping you.

Why The Reason Rally Is Worth Coming Out For

Staks Rosch | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Staks Rosch

This isn't fear mongering. Many atheists fear having their families disown them, losing their jobs, or simply being harassed by the religious.

Atheist Billboard Aimed At Brooklyn Jewish Community

Posted 03.02.2012 | New York

Ahead of the American Atheists National Convention and Reason Rally in DC later this month, the American Atheists are erecting a billboard in Brooklyn...