Keri Blakinger struggled with addiction for several years before she was arrested in 2010 on a drug charge, she told Newsweek.
"I believe in a universe that doesn't care, and people that do," one user wrote, quoting the video game "Night in the Woods."
The teacher allegedly told the student and others he would pay them to move to Europe if they did not like living in America.
The diversity in age, location, and race among those unaffiliated with religion is growing across the country.
Gary Karr had already spent over 20 years behind bars after being convicted of extortion and other charges related to the murder of American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O'Hair and her family.
Black church leaders say that African-Americans who identify today as atheist, agnostic or nonreligious are inextricably linked to an ancestral belief in a "most high God."
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist group advocating for the separation of church and state, has asked the IRS to investigate a Florida megachurch hosting a Trump rally planned for Friday, insisting the event violates IRS rules banning political endorsement by churches.
A Pew Research Center report released on Thursday said that while fewer Americans identified as Protestants or Catholics, the number who identify with no religious affiliation is on the uptake.
After a court ruling paved the way for nontraditional religions to take part, a "Pastafarian" pastor from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster led prayers at a local assembly meeting in Alaska Tuesday.
The Communist Party is taking concrete action to keep religion and education separate.
Scientists argue that religious people are unable to rise above their instincts, explaining the negative association with intelligence.
A new Netflix biopic portrays the woman who got prayer out of U.S. schools and her volatile life as a pioneer in atheism.
The atheist and evolutionary biologist discusses God, controversial tweets and aliens.
There are almost 8 percent more religiously unaffiliated Americans than there were in 2007.
The atheist group say the cost of transporting a holy flame from Israel to Greece should not be paid for by the state.