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Month: May 2018

Are right-wing evangelicals causing the rise in religious ‘nones’?

The number of Americans identifying as atheists, agnostics, or as not having any religious preference, collectively known as ‘nones‘, has reached record highs. At the time of writing, a full quarter of Americans claim no religious affiliation. The rise of nonreligious Americans over the last two decades has been rather dramatic, particularly when you recall that …

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Disney World ends annual Christian music festival after 34 years

After 34 years, Walt Disney World has ended its annual Night of Joy event showcasing Christian music artists. “Last year was our last event,” a spokeswoman for the Florida resort confirmed to the Orlando Sentinel. She added that the decision was made in the interest of “continually changing our offerings.” Rikki Niblett of the blog TouringPlans.com notes that the …

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Students Nationwide Walk Out Of Schools To Show Support For Second Amendment Rights

Hundreds of students nationwide walked out of their schools Wednesday to show support for their Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms. The national demonstration, dubbed “Stand for the Second,” was organized by high school senior Will Riley of Carlsbad, New Mexico, in response to the wave of student-led, gun reform protests held in …

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