OLYMPIA ‚ÄĒ A group of atheists and agnostics has placed a sign at the Capitol building that says, in part: "Religion is but myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds."
The sign, sponsored by the Madison, Wisc.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, is in part a reaction to a Nativity scene put up in the Capitol by a private citizen.
"Non-believers are a part of the fabric of America and we claim our place at the table to exercise free speech and freedom of religion, which includes freedom from religion," said Dan Barker, 59, the foundation co-president who came from Madison for the sign's unveiling.
The foundation's sign is the latest round in what's become sort of an annual winter tradition: debating what are appropriate religious symbols to put up in the public square. ...