More Americans would consider voting for an atheist

An increasing percentage of Americans are willing to consider voting for an atheist as president of the United States.

According to a new Pew Research study, 41 per cent of those surveyed said a candidate’s lack of belief didn’t matter to their vote.

This was up from a figure of 32 per cent seven years ago.

But the research also showed atheists are the most mistrusted group in the US and a godless politician is the least likely candidate to win votes in a presidential election.

Pot smokers and philanderers were considered more favourably than atheists. Continue reading

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