New Hampshire State Rep. Sherry Frost Says She’s Also an Atheist

Nov 13, 2018

By Hemant Mehta

I’ve been asked why I keep track of the atheists in politics. Is it really that important? It is to me in part because, for years, I couldn’t name a single atheist in public office. Knowing that an atheist can get elected says a lot about the acceptance of atheists in our society in general. Visibility matters!

Furthermore, the label is also a sign that someone probably shares my views on a lot of other issues — though that’s not always the case. I look forward to the day when I can divide the atheists in politics into those I support and those I want voted out. We’re not there yet.

Anyway, it turns out there’s another state representative who’s an atheist.

I didn’t know this until last week. But she contacted me out of the blue having seen articles I had written about those non-religious candidates (along with some of the bigger wins and losses).

She wanted me to know she was an atheist, too.

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