Atheists head for high schools with new clubs for Godless teens
By CATHY LYNN GROSSMAN - USATODAY.COM
Added: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 02:08:46 UTC
Thanks to Kim for the link.
If Glee shows singing geeks as high school pariahs, imagine being an atheist on campus.
Now, the Secular Student Alliance, which promotes atheism and humanism with chapters at more than 200 colleges, is sending in reinforcements for teen free-thinkers -- a push to launch 50 new high school clubs.
Godless teens want the same social benefits that evangelical teens find at the annual "See you at the pole" flagpole prayer events at thousands of schools every September, and the court-sanctioned after school Bible clubs, and Christian, Jewish and Muslim student groups.
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