I’ve always wondered, “WHY do the atheists even care?” For being a group of people so intent on not believing, they sure do seem to have a lot of hang-ups.
It's important to realize that atheism is a religion. It is a worldview. It is a matter of faith.
The agnostic shrugs and says, "I really have no idea about this God stuff. Have a nice day."
The atheist, however, believes to the depths of his soul that God does not exist. He stakes his very existence of this "fact" and makes it central to his existence. He cannot really know one way or the other, but the important point is that he believes.
Our broken society currently treats his belief in the non-existence of God as somehow more "legitimate" than my belief in the existence of God. The schools are full of the beliefs of atheists, but cannot be associated with the beliefs of churchgoers.
The First Amendment protects him as much as it protects me -- but it does not protect him more than it protects me.
WHY do the atheists even care? For being a group of people so intent on not believing, they sure do seem to have a lot of hang-ups.
Because, of course, they're not indifferent. They hate God.