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D.C. Students Receive Federal Funding to Learn Creationist Ideas

At least two D.C. private schools that teach Creationist ideas receive federal funding in the form of scholarships for low income students.


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High Court Wrestles With Prayer in Government

The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town’s council meetings.


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‘We Are Stronger’: Atheists To Hold Massive Rally On National Mall Next Month

Next month, the atheist movement will make its voice heard and its presence known by way of the Reason Rally, a large-scale event that organizers hope will unify a large part of the secular community.