• Md., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Some freedom-from-religion advocates are pressing Maryland and six other states to remove provisions from their state constitutions prohibiting people who don’t believe in God from holding public office. The Openly Secular coalition, based in Columbus, Ohio, says the other states are Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. The…

  • Md. constitution bans atheists from public service

    If you want to hold office, or even serve
    as a juror or witness, in Maryland, the state constitution says you have to make \”a declaration of belief in the existence of God.\”

  • Group confident Md. cross memorial will stay

    A local landmark that stands in the middle of a
    major roadway
    remains the center of a Constitutional debate.