'Non-Religious' to Gather at ‘Reason Rally’ in DC This Weekend

By Eric Scheiner | June 1, 2016 | 11:47am EDT

“All the atoms in our bodies will be blown into space in the disintegration of the solar system, to live on forever as mass or energy. That’s what we should be teaching our children, not fairy tales about angels and seeing grandma in heaven,” the quote from Carolyn Porco says on the Reason Rally website.

The planetary scientist and imaging team leader of NASA’s Cassini Project is one of the featured speakers at the Reason Rally this Saturday in Washington, D.C.

Engineer turned comedian Bill Nye, stand-up performer Margaret Cho and hip-hop artists from the Wu-Tang Clan are to be featured at the event.

Screen capture of speakers from the Reason Rally website.

“Not only are we celebrating our secular, atheist, agnostic, humanist, freethinking, and nonreligious identities, we are preparing to exercise our power at the voting box to bring good sense back to government,” the Reason Rally website says.

The event, which claims to be “the biggest gathering of non-religious people in history” begins a series of parties, congressional lobbying and other activities on Thursday culminating in a rally on steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday afternoon.

Among the public policy issues to be addressed are LGBTQ equality and climate change.

Sponsors of the rally include, American Atheists, The American Humanist Association, Center For Inquiry, Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Secular Coalition of America.

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