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 Smith County Board of Education admitted incorporating official prayer into school events, proselytizing students and subjecting them to displays of religious iconography in classrooms.
Renowned atheist author Richard Dawkins ridiculed reports the predominately Muslim nation of Brunei plans to make homosexuality punishable by death, provoking his critics to once again accuse him of anti-Islamic "bigotry."
"People here would lose their minds over the sight of an inverted cross on that city park."
The Philippine leader has previously called God "stupid" and a "son of a bitch," raising concerns in the mostly Catholic nation.
The leader of the Philippines doubled down on comments about the story of Adam and Eve, announcing, "Your God is not my God, because your God is stupid."
Activities such as praying and volunteering could play a role in the boost in longevity, researchers believe.
"If this man was able to create children like this, it's true that he is a good man," the pope said of a crying boy who asked if his dad, who was an atheist, was in heaven.
Jason Heap was also denied the chaplain position with the Navy in 2013.
Renowned atheist author Richard Dawkins claims that a combination of similar last names and naive news producers has confused him for the late Stephen Hawking.
Communism, like Christianity, preaches "freedom, brotherhood, equality," he said.
A handful of national churches in Europe and elsewhere in the world are only getting ready to celebrate Christmas now.
The "triple talaq" rule allows Muslim men to divorce their wife without notice and activists say it is discriminatory.
The atheist group say the cost of transporting a holy flame from Israel to Greece should not be paid for by the state.
ComputerCOP is meant to protect children but actually makes families vulnerable