You are right about the "New" atheists, A Bitter Rift Divides Atheists. Some have turned into a version of Tea Party movement, obnoxious and unthinking.
writer of the article wrote: Amie Harrison of Miami, OK, who has two school-age children, approved of the Scriptures that were given to her children in previous years.
‚ÄúAs a parent, it is my responsibility to teach my children what I hope they will believe and follow,‚ÄĚ she said. ‚ÄúSo when someone hands them something, they will have the ability to decide if they want to accept it or not.‚ÄĚ
Obviously there is a new dimension to antiChristian activities in society today. Whereas before the atheist, secular voice was heard but essentially within certain civilised proprieties. Now there is a far more aggressive offensive emerging in all western nations. Signs of the times?