Atheists run up against ‘last bias’
Our own Sylvia Benner (assistant coordinator) was interviewed this week by Margie Boulé for Sylvia's response to a previous column entry about a woman was was declined Elk's Lodge membership in Brookings, Oregon. From the online version the Oregonian:
Atheists run up against 'last bias'
by Margie Boulé
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
"On Sunday in this column I shared the story of a woman who
was denied membership in a local club because she told the
truth in her admission interview: She does not believe in
The woman said she understands private groups have a right to choose their own members. But what really hurt was that she was also denied the right to accompany other members to the club, as their guest, in the future."