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Saint. Patrick's Day 2013

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The Kansas City Atheist Coalition announced earlier this week that his organization would hold an event along the parade route titled "Ask an Atheist.""We want to help people understand that atheism is not a negative worldview," said Josh Hyde, vice president of the KCAC, in a statement.

"As atheists, we believe it is up to us – not a deity – to make the world a better place, which is why we do volunteer work, raise money for charity and work to promote equality and human rights."

he continued exclusion of gay and lesbian groups from the St. Patrick’s Day veterans’ parade in South Boston feels increasingly out of place in an evolving city. Both the city and the neighborhood have changed dramatically since the bitter wars over the parade in the ’90s. Yet the battle lines remain as frozen as ever.Boston Globe

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