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Associated Press (December 21, 2009)
As Boy Scouts head towards 100th birthday, staying essential isn't easy


World Magazine (December 19, 2009)
Free to Disagree

The MetroWest Daily News (December 18, 2009)
Niose: Learning from Holliston's cross dispute

Religion Clause (December 16, 2009)
DC Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in Challenge to Inaugural Oath and Prayers

Lewiston Morning Tribune (December 4, 2009)
Good with(out) God and he's not happy

UPI (December 4, 2009)
Baltimore billboards promote unbelief

Washington Times (November 27, 2009)
Citizen Journalism: Faith

 KLEW (November 14, 2009)
 Humanists replace billboard for the second time

Ruidoso News (November 12, 2009)
Promotion of atheism as a national religion

Lewiston Morning Tribune (November 12, 2009)
Good with(out) God and he's not happy

Argonaut (November 9, 2009)
Vandalism gets students attention

Argonaut (November 2, 2009)
Our View: Vandalism doesn't pay  

KHQ (November 4, 2009)
 Atheist billboard vandalized a second time

 KLEW (November 6, 2009)
 Atheist Billboard in Moscow hit Again

 KLEW (October 22, 2009)
Vandals spray paint atheist billboard

KHQ (October 22, 2009)
 North Idaho Atheist Billboard Vandalized

KTVB (October 22, 2009)
 Atheist Billboard in Moscow Vandalized

Washington Post (October 8, 2009)
Cross Case Raises Questions, and Maybe Money  

 TheHill.com (September 23, 2009)
 Faith-Based Groups Should Play by the Same Rules.

 KREM.com (September 17, 2009)
 Third atheist billboard goes up in Moscow

Burnt Orange Report (August 8, 2009)
History Curriculum Battle: McLeroy Blind to Reality

Austin American-Statesman (August 7, 2009)
Social Studies Standards Strike Compromise 


 Statesman.com (August 5, 2009)
 McLeroy swats back criticism on social studies.

 Dakota Voice (July 31, 2009)
  Texas Debates Adding Religion to U.S. History Curriculum

ChristianPost.com (July 30, 2009)
Texas Debates Adding Religion to U.S. History Curriculum  

 LA Examiner (July 27, 2009)
 Atheists, Agnostics, and Humanists now have their own K street lobbyists

WalletPop (July 16, 2009)
Atheists ad campaign come in peace, love and understanding

LA Examiner (July 6, 2009)
Want a better world? Prayer not required. 

The Nation (July 3, 2009)
Editors Cut: Rediscovering Secular America

KTVB.com (July 1, 2009)
New atheist billboard in Moscow

Christian Science Monitor (June 28, 2009)
Ranks of atheists grow, get organized

AZFamily.com (June 5, 2009)
'Don't believe in God' billboard draws complaints

KSAZ News Channel 10, FOX (June 5, 2009)
Controversial sign has Phoenix talking

3TV News Channel 3 (June 5, 2009)
Controversial message on billboard causing a stir

Phoenix New Times (June 1, 2009)
Godless Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists invade Tempe, Sponsor Godless Billboard

Time Magazine (May 28, 2009)
Is God Dead? Or just not riding the bus?

Associated Press (May 23, 2009)
Chicago bus ads part of Indiana atheist campaign

The National (May 14, 2009)
'Coming out' can be a trial for atheists and agnostics

WalletPop (May 10, 2009)
The ways of God and man...and buses

The New York Times (May 9, 2009)

USNEWs.com (May 8, 2009)
Losing Religion, Keeping the Faith: Religious 'Nones' Aren't as Godless as You Think

USNEWs.com (May 8, 2009)
Many Americans Are Saying Goodbye to Religion, but Not Faith

ReligionDispatches (April 28, 2009)
40 Million Nonbelievers in America? The Secret Is Almost Out

Connecticut Post (April 24, 2009)
Researcher examines impact of religious beliefs on personal well-being

New Zealand Press Association (April 22, 2009)

Houston Chronicle (April 19, 2009)
Scholar concludes faith helps well-being Findings are the same across all beliefs, he says 

Charleston Gazette (April 15, 2009)
Researcher examines impact of religious beliefs on well-being

Religion Clause (April 11, 2009)
Appeal Filed In Suit Challenging Inaugural Oath and Prayers

Lewiston Morning Tribune (March 26, 2009)
Moscow billboard will offer humanist message :Sign reaches out to those who don't believe in God

Associated Press (March 18, 2009)
God-less 'congregations' planned for humanists

USNEWS.com (March 13, 2009)
Leaving Religion Behind: A Portrait of Nonreligious America

ChristianPost (March 10, 2009)
Atheist Billboard Hits Idaho

The National Journal(March 7, 2009)
The Godless Rise As A Political Force

Asian News International (March 4, 2009)
Critics urge Obama to turn down Boy Scout's honorary presidency

Times-Picayune (March 3, 2009)
Humanists draw double response; Faithful also want their voices heard

Daily Herald (March 1, 2009)
In Our View: Lull in P.G. speech battle

The Salt Lake Tribune (February 26, 2009)
Summum lawyer vows new challenge after high court fiasco

Charleston City Paper (February 25, 2009)
Billboard definitely not a sign from God 

The Post and Courier (February 15, 2009)
Group uses outdoor ads to evangelize

Canberra Times (February 11, 2009)

Washington Post (February 6, 2009)
Christian Groups Answer Atheists With Own Ads on British Buses

The Times & Transcript (February 3, 2009)
Do Obama nods mean acceptance of atheists in U.S.?

The Standard (February 3, 2009)
Is Obama nod a signal of acceptance for atheists?

The Hub (January 29, 2009)
Red Bank Humanists mark Darwin's birthday

The Post and Courier (January 25, 2009)
Humanists' billboard to greet drivers on interstate

Examiner (January 23, 2009)
New atheist billboard goes up in Charleston, SC

Christianity Today (January 21, 2009)
Atheists' Outreach

Religion Clause (January 20, 2009)
Catholic Group Uses Obama's Story In Anti-Abortion Ad To Be Shown In Chicago; Humanists Use Obama In Secularism Ad

Times Colonist (January 20, 2009)
President-elect cited in humanists' ad

Nanaimo Daily News (January 20, 2009)
Ads use Obama as atheist role-model 

Alberni Valley Times (January 20, 2009)
Humanists use Obama as example


Canwest News Service (January 19, 2009)
Ads use Obama as atheist role-model

Charisma Magazine (January 16, 2009)
Christian Refuses to Drive Bus Sporting Atheist Ad

NPR (January 15, 2009)
Talk of the Nation: Advertising Atheism

Reuters (January 15, 2009)
Court says prayers OK at Obama inauguration

stltoday.com Civil Religion (January 13, 2009)
Atheist bus advertisements

The American Prospect: Tapped (January 13, 2009)
Will Obama be President of the Boy Scouts?

The Virginian-Pilot (January 11, 2009)
Religious bus ads ignite atheist message on wheels

The Leader-Post (January 10, 2009)
Atheists file suit to block prayer

CNN (January 9, 2009)
Obama To Invoke God Despite Atheist Suit

USA Today (January 7, 2009)
No proof Washington said 'so help me God' -- will Obama?

The New York Times (January 7, 2009)
Atheists Decide to Send Their Own Message, on 800 Buses

CNSNews.com (January 7, 2009)
Federal Judge to Hear Atheist's Attempt to Stop Inauguration Prayers

Dallas Morning News; Religion Blog (January 6, 2009)
Will atheists kill the prayers at Barack Obama's inauguration?

Guardian Unlimited (January 6, 2009)
Atheist bus campaign spreads the word of no God nationwide 

Press Trust of India (January 5, 2009)
Lawsuit seeks to take 'so help me God' out of Obama's oath

Mobile Register (January 3, 2009)
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