You must also believe that "off" is a television station.
Then explain to the class how atheism is a "religion." What are its rituals? Where to atheists gather to worship the non-god? Why don't atheists have tax-exempt status?
Care to explain?
That's right, it's not.<quoted text>
It isn't really a religion.
Atheists already have First Amendment rights, along with every other citizen in this country. No atheist would ever claim atheism to be a religion; that's just a blatant lie.<quoted text>
But some atheists would say that so they have 1st Amendment rights.