Atheists Ellen Johnson and Dennis Horvitz, two of the 30 million atheists in the USA, describe their determination to fight what they see as the privileged place of religion in US society. They explain why they file lawsuits against the government when they think that religion is being imposed upon the public and talk about the first ever American Atheists Rally.
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- 29 June 2007
Ask students to consider the similarities and differences faced by atheists in the USA and religious believers in other parts of the world, such as the UK. What rules would students suggest for a society that appreciates diversity and allows difference?