26 percent of Americans are atheist? Researchers say the godless are undercounted

Josh Stewart differs from most atheists. He’ll tell you there is no God.

But when he gets together with other faithless folks in the Kansas City Atheist Coalition, they color code their name tags. One hue for those who are proudly public about their beliefs, another for whom photographers are asked to avoid.

“It is an issue,” said the 31-year-old Westport resident and coffee shop worker. “They’re worried how their boss or their family or somebody else might react. It’s not always good.”



  1. #1 von deradmiral am 2. Mai 2017 - 22:00

    Auch in Deutschland kann es berufliche und private Nachteile bedeuten, sich als Atheist zu outen. Das ist einer der Gründe, warum ich den Ketzerpodcast mache. Ich muss auch für diejenigen sprechen, die schweigen müssen.