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What's more believable, a nontheist convention taking place on a cruise ship, or Santa Elvis raising money for Planned Parenthood?
Or an editor from Appalachia's Bible Belt noting the decline of religion?
This week we bring you it all, with inspiring words for those glum about the US election and praise for good deeds in Chicago, Detroit, Ohio, Connecticut, and elsewhere.
Jase Heap, Executive Director
United Coalition of Reason
James Haught, Editor Emeritus at the Charleston Gazette-Mail, reports from Appalachia's Bible Belt.
He's witnessed the retreat of religion for six decades.
It's true! Black Nonbelievers is organizing a cruise as its annual convention.
And find national events of the Secular Student Alliance and British Humanist Association.
Pat McCann and Arthur Liebhaber
In Connecticut, the HumanLight Holiday celebration drew food for the needy.
In Detroit, the Tree of Knowledge raised money for Planned Parenthood
Christianity does not hold a monopoly on morality, says our own Melissa Pugh.
In Chicago they show it with nontheist holiday displays.
Some 62 Columbus CoR group members have volunteer 513 hours in two years.
Now, they've won awards and held a charity for the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.
Toni Van Pelt
Down in the dumps about Donald Trump? Toni Van Pelt has inspiring words.
Guess how many Americans support the Neo-Humanist Statement of Principles and Values.