HolyCoast: Atheists Reschedule Their Washington Mall Rally From April 1st to March 25

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Atheists Reschedule Their Washington Mall Rally From April 1st to March 25

There will be unbelievers aplenty in D.C. this weekend:
Atheists, humanists, skeptics and free thinkers are descending on the hallowed civic ground of the National Mall this Saturday for a Reason Rally.

Called together by word-of-Web and social media, they plan to head for Washington just like religious groups do — to strut their strength as a voting block, lobby for public policy and raise their social profile.

Organizers expect more than 10,000 people to celebrate unbelief, dance to punk band Bad Religion, hear a score of speakers led by celebrity British atheist Richard Dawkins, and shout out for separation of church and state.
10,000? That's a voting block? That's not even a decent sized Occupy rally.  When Promise Keepers had their rally on the Mall they had nearly a million men there.  Even Louie Farrakhan got something like 400,000 people out for his "Million" Man March.

I guess they decided to hold it on the 25th because the Mall wasn't available on National Atheist Day, April 1st.

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