Month: July 2021

The intensifying plight of Pakistan’s Ahmadi minority editor Ex-Muslims of North America

Read More Ex-Muslims of North America Aug 2, 2021 The intensifying plight of Pakistan’s Ahmadi minority Developments on blasphemy cases in Saudi Arabia and Nigeria, continuing persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan, a stabbing in London, and a look at Asia Bibi’s post-blasphemy-acquittal life in Canada. Release of a blasphemy suspect in Saudi. The Saudi …

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Journeys to Humanism: Leaving the Order and Searching for Support,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Journeys to Humanism, theHumanist.com’s regular series, features real stories from humanists in our community. From heartwarming narratives of growth, to more difficult journeys, our readers open up about their experiences coming to humanism. Terri ArrigonSetauket, NY I attended a Catholic girls’ academy for high school and became passionate about my religion, admiring the dedication of …

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Ex-Muslims Call Out Facebook: New Hate Speech Policy or Blasphemy Law? Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic In a press release posted on the Ex-Muslims of North America’s website, the group’s director, Sarah Haider, responded to a letter from the Director of Content Policy Stakeholder Engagement for Facebook, Peter Stern. In her response, Haider explained how and why Facebook’s new Content Policy is facilitating harm for marginalized groups …

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A Real Head Scratcher: The European Court Of Justice Allows Companies To Ban Religious Wear boston The Wall of Separation Blog

Read More The Wall of Separation Blog A Real Head Scratcher: The European Court Of Justice Allows Companies To Ban Religious Wear boston Tue Jul 20, 2021 – 08:45 Authored by Ethan Magistro Image A recent ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has allowed employers to prohibit employees from wearing garments that indicate …

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Christian Teacher Won’t Use Transgender Name, Sues School and Lost Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic John Kluge, a former orchestra teacher in Brownsburg Community School from 2014 to 2018, sued the school over the transgender name policy. According to Kluge, he was “forced to resign,” citing the steep differences in the school’s policy and his religious beliefs. The Brownsburg Board of School Trustees accepted Kluge’s resignation …

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FFRF cheers advance of Hyde Amendment-free spending bill lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The Freedom From Religion Foundation is cheering the advance of a House spending bill that does not contain an extremely problematic amendment. President Biden released a $6 trillion federal budget plan in May that omitted the Hyde Amendment — the first …

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Anti-vaccine crusade prolongs our pandemic plight lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The disinformation campaign against Covid-19 vaccination campaigns is increasing, even though only roughly half the nation is fully vaccinated against the surging delta variant. This campaign, egged on by Fox News and many Christian nationalist-oriented elected officials, is so pronounced that …

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Atheist Republic News Summary: Texas Judge Rules in Favor of Sharia Divorce Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Texas Judge Rules Sharia Divorce Proceeding Must Be Observedhttps://www.atheistrepublic.com/news/texas-judge-rules-sharia-divorce-pr… Location: Texas Justice Andrea Thompson, a County District Judge in Texas, ruled in March 2021 that in order for Mariam Ayad to divorce her husband, it must be arbitrated by a Fiqh panel. Mariam Ayad filed for divorce in January 2021. In …

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