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Podcast #75 – Can Atheists Hold Office in NC?

Cecil Bothwell has just been elected to the city council of Asheville, North Carolina.  He happens to be an atheist.  The North Carolina state constitution bars atheists from holding elected office.  (For what it’s worth, seven other states still have … Continue reading

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An atheist city councilman, but…

Cecil Bothwell is a new city councilman in Asheville, NC (a liberal enclave in an otherwise fairly conservative state).  Bothwell happens to be an atheist, but the North Carolina state constitution prohibits any officeholder “who shall deny the being of … Continue reading

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