I was a little disappointed in how mean people were, not just to me but to each other. You know, I expected them to attack me, but I really didn’t expect the sustained anger and, just, attacks on each other. … My mom was extremely supportive. She agreed with a lot of what the points in the article said, and she felt that the church in some instances has driven people away and there are things that the church cannot answer.

'I was totally taken aback’: Atheist mom Deborah Mitchell on the reaction to her CNN iReport essay (VIDEO)

Atheist mom Deborah Mitchell talks to Current TV’s John Fugelsang about the reaction to her CNN iReport essay, “Why I Raise My Children Without God,” which has become the most commented-on story in iReport’s history, according to CNN. Mitchell shares what she found most surprising about the comments as well as what her Catholic mother thought of the story.

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