(RNS) Nonbelievers are challenging the Internal Revenue Service’s special exemptions for religious organizations in a federal court in Kentucky, saying churches and other religious groups should have the same financial rules as other nonprofit groups.
(RNS) Like lots of college students, Lauren has a smartphone loaded with some of the most popular apps around — Facebook, Twitter and eBay. And like a lot of unbelievers, she asked to not use her full name because her family doesn’t know about her closet atheism.
Air Force Academy cadets will no longer be required to say the words “so help me God” when taking their annual honor oath.
Officials at the Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus announced its 4,000 current cadets would be allowed to opt out of the final phrase of their honor code, which they reaffirm each year during their four years of study and training.