Thursday, January 12, 2017

The God Distraction, Chapter Four: Morality

Fewer Americans are practicing religion

A staggering 21 percent of those surveyed said they don’t practice a “formal religion” — up from the 15 percent who said that in 2008, according to Gallup.


Nonreligious Americans Remain Far Underrepresented In Congress

One in five Americans is religiously unaffiliated. Yet just one of 535 members of the new Congress is.


Belief in God plunges after torrid year

Atheism surges as Brits stop saving a prayer for a higher power.

Joplin School District suspends Bible study at North, other middle schools

The Joplin School District has suspended a middle school Bible study that had come under fire from a national organization -- but only because it was out of compliance with school board policy, not because it was deemed unconstitutional by district officials.


Tennessee bill: Put 'In God We Trust' on state license plates

NASHVILLE - A bill filed Wednesday in the House would require all state license plates to carry the phrase "In God We Trust."


Dark matter has decreased since the Big Bang: Study

"The amount of dark matter in the era of hydrogen formation and today will be different," said researcher Dmitry Gorbunov.