Atheists Shed Stereotypes
By Alex Smith
In Kansas and Missouri, it’s now common for a lot of to politicians to not just proclaim their faith, but to openly push a pro-religious agenda.
But for the past year, a Kansas City-based group has been trying to push back, although in a friendly way.
The Kansas City Atheist Coalition tries to shake off the stereotypes of bitter, angry atheism while they talk to the public about the value of a secular society and government. While they avoid confrontation and even do charity work, the Coalition still finds it’s hard to be a nonbeliever on the edge of the Bible Belt. . . .