Day: August 12, 2021

Pakistani and other blasphemy laws must go czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation     While the Freedom From Religion Foundation is relieved that blasphemy charges were dropped this week against an eight-year-old Pakistani Hindu boy, the case shows why blasphemy laws must go. The boy, from Bhong village in Rahim Yar Khan, …

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Haiti’s Revolution and What It Teaches Us,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

One of the unfortunate realities of American education is that an already brief history of Black people in the United States is taught nearly entirely without regard or recognition to the broader African diaspora concerning Black liberation and American/European colonial history. For instance, it is not commonly recognized that, proportionally, most Black people from Africa …

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Daycare Accused of Discriminating Against Kids with Muslim-sounding Names Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic In November 2020, Humza Yousaf — Scotish Secretary of Health and the first non-white Muslim to hold office in the Scottish Cabinet. — and his wife Nadia El-Nakla applied for a nursery for their 2-year old daughter, Amal. Their application was immediately denied. The nursery, Little Scholars, cited the lack of …

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After My Internship At AU, I’m More Anxious About Church-State Separation Than Ever – And That’s A Good Thing boston The Wall of Separation Blog

Read More The Wall of Separation Blog After My Internship At AU, I’m More Anxious About Church-State Separation Than Ever – And That’s A Good Thing boston Thu Aug 12, 2021 – 08:34 Authored by Ethan Magistro Image For the past eight weeks, I’ve been working with the Americans United Communications Department to spread the …

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GOP Senators Halt Nomination of Biden Appointee Over Anti-Muslim Bigotry Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic In a letter addressed to Senator Ben Cardin — Chair of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee — dated June 30, 2021, eight Republican US senators expressed their concern over the nomination of Dilawar Syed. The signatories of the letter were Senators James Risch (Idaho), Marco Rubio (Florida), Josh Hawley (Missouri), …

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New Ground-Breaking UN Resolution Condemning Witchcraft Violence & Abuse Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic During the 47th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, the UN released a resolution that calls for the “Elimination of harmful practices related to accusations of witchcraft and ritual attacks.” The session, which lasted from June 21 to July 13, 2021, listed on its agenda the third item, which tackles …

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Durian fruit myths: the many tall tales associated with the “King of Fruits”,Ke Yi Lim,The Skeptic

Creamy. Pungent. Bitter. When put together, they’re three words which sound extremely unappetising. Yet, the same three words also describe the durian – one of Southeast Asia’s most beloved fruits, so popular it is even been affectionately termed the King of Fruits. Here in Singapore, the semi-annual durian season is met with snaking queues that …

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