Connecticut groups unite for first secular conference
The sense that an organized secular movement is growing permeated the packed Alumni Lounge at the University of New Haven in West Haven Saturday during the first-ever coalition meeting of regional non-religious groups.Full Story
#1 Oct 22, 2013
Jessica Ahlquist, who sparked national controversy in 2012 over her successful efforts to take down a prayer plaque in her Cranston, R.I. high school, suggested that although atheists should not back down from their rights, it was equally important put on a friendly, respectable face before the public.
“My goal,” she explained,“is to make it much harder, if not impossible, to hate us.”
I think Ms Ahlquist has a better approach than Mr Silverman, though he might be right about the effectiveness of his organisations efforts.
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