Letter from Sarah Ray, Atheist Community of Polk County
Last updated 8/13/2020 at 8:53am
Think of 25 people you know. One of them is likely atheist. And probably afraid of you finding out. We know that there are even nonbelievers working in governments and sitting on Boards or holding other elected positions who feel their nonreligious identities must remain hidden because they are made to feel as second class by things like discriminatory invocation practices and some of the public response we saw this week in Lake Wales, FL.
A few weeks ago, I was approached by a resident of Lake Wales who has been active with the Atheist Community of Polk County who asked if I would be in...