“On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the Democratic Party of
Massachusetts passed a resolution recognizing the religiously
unaffiliated, the ‘Nones’, as an important and growing demographic group
worthy of respect, and aligned to values the Democratic Party supports.
The resolution supports the importance of this growing demographic in
political outreach and fights back against the prejudice that atheists
and the non-religious have no moral values. Nearly a quarter of the
American population is now religiously unaffiliated, and most U.S.
adults say that it is not necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values.
This is an important step in outreach and raising awareness of
humanists and non-religious people, thanks to the work of dedicated