Government Backing of Religious Meeting Causes Atheist Group to Claim Discrimination

An atheist group in Australia has accused the government of discrimination, because it refused to financially support the atheist group's world conference in Melbourne but gave more than $2 million to a religious conference.

The federal government gave the Parliament of the World's Religions $2 million to hold its event in Melbourne, which begins December 3. The Melbourne City Council gave the religious group $500,000

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