Dr. Patrick Carey's letter, titled "The Responsibilities of an Atheist," was a reply to recent letters published in the Brainerd Dispatch that maligned atheism. His reasoned and thoughtful approach received mostly positive responses, although there were a few intolerant religious rants. Read the letter and the replies [link obsolete] on the Dispatch website..
The recently formed group Rochester Area Freethinkers is offering an oasis of rational thought for local nonbelievers, and has already caught the attention of Rochester's local newspaper, the Post-Bulletin. Minnesota Atheists is proud to have helped this group get started, and encourages anyone in the Rochester area to attend RAF meetings on the second Thursday of the month at the Rochester Public Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read the Post-Bulletin's Article here..