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New York Town Gets Its First Atheist Invocation Following SCOTUS Ruling
An atheist made history Tuesday night when he delivered the first secular invocation at a town meeting in Greece, N.Y., the community whose leaders won a Supreme Court decision in May to uphold the right to start their gatherings with a prayer. 
Atheist opens NY meeting; top court OK'd prayers
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) ? An atheist cited the freedoms promoted by the Founding Fathers as he delivered the opening invocation Tuesday at a town meeting in a community whose leaders won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the right to start their gatherings with a prayer.
Atheist group's 9/11 museum cross lawsuit rejected
An atheist group's lawsuit to stop a 17-foot cross display at the National September 11 Museum has been rejected.
Atheist to open NY meeting; top court OK'd prayers
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) ? An atheist is set to deliver the invocation at a town board meeting in a community whose leaders won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the right to start such gatherings with a prayer.
Atheist to open NY meeting; top court OKed prayers
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) ? An atheist is set to deliver the invocation in a western New York community whose town board won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding its right to open meetings with a prayer.
Atheist to open meeting in N.Y. town at center of prayer case
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - An atheist will deliver the first non-religious invocation at a town board meeting in Greece, New York, on Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the town's practice of opening its meetings with a Christian prayer was constitutional. Dan Courtney, 52, said he wrote to Greece's board offering to give a secular invocation on the same day the ...
Carl Sagan denied being an atheist. So what did he believe? [Part 1]
Every so often I get an e-mail out of the blue about two sentences in a story published in The Post in 1996. I quoted Carl Sagan: ?An atheist has to know a lot more than I know. An atheist is someone who knows there is no God.? People who contact me want to know [?]
Achenbach: Carl Sagan denied being an atheist. So what did he believe? [Part 1]
Sagan on the God question: "Why are you in such a hurry to make up your mind?"
Freed from mental ward, atheist gets death threats
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) ? A Nigerian atheist released from the mental ward to which his Muslim family committed him by force said Thursday he is getting death threats for blaspheming against Islam.
Court rejects atheists' challenge to 'Ground Zero Cross'
One of the nation's leading atheist groups has lost another round in its legal battle to remove steel beams found in the shape of a cross after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, now on display at New York's new National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. The ...

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