Month: September 2021

Resign immediately, FFRF asks North Carolina Lt. Gov. 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 The Freedom From Religion Foundation is calling on the North Carolina lieutenant governor to step down over his intemperate, bigoted, unpatriotic and un-American remarks. This past weekend at the North Carolina Faith & Freedom Coalition’s “Salt & Light Conference,” Lt. …

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Disband your Faith Advisory Council, FFRF advises an Ohio school system 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 Get rid of your Faith Advisory Council, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is recommending to an Ohio school district.  Poland Local Schools has initiated a Faith Advisory Council and advertised this council on the school website on a page titled “September …

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International Blasphemy Day 2021 Bill Flavell Atheist Alliance International

Read More Atheist Alliance International Today is International Blasphemy Day, a world-wide event introduced in 2009 by The Center for Inquiry. The date was chosen to coincide with the publication of drawings of Muhammad in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten on September 30, 2005. What are blasphemy laws? Blasphemy laws criminalize speech that is critical of …

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Yes, We’re Calling it Latinx Heritage Month. Here’s Why.,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

As we celebrate this year’s Latinx Heritage Month, the choice to use the term “Latinx” instead of “Hispanic” is met with a slew of questions that can be summarized as Why? The reasoning behind the use of Latinx instead of Hispanic in recent years is largely informed by the American Humanist Association’s (AHA’s) work with …

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FFRF raises alarm over Supreme Court Christian flag case lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The U.S. Supreme Court today continued an ominous trend in agreeing to take an appeal regarding a demand that a Christian flag be flown over Boston City Hall. The high court announced that it will hear the case, Shurtleff v. …

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Atheist Katha Pollitt interviewed on FFRF TV show Sunday lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation One of the nation’s foremost writers, freethinkers and feminists is the guest on the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Freethought Matters” TV show this Sunday. Katha Pollitt has been writing a National Magazine Award-winning column for The Nation since 1995. She’s …

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"Mentally Unsound" Woman Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On Monday, September 27, 2021, a session court in Lahore, Pakistan, found a school principal guilty of blasphemy charges. Salma Tanveer was charged with blasphemy in 2013 for claiming that she is the last Prophet of Allah. Judge Mansoor Qureshi announced Monday afternoon that they ordered the death penalty for Tanveer. …

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Uyghur Muslim Businessman Confirmed Dead in Chinese Prison P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Local officials in China’s Xinjiang province announced that a prominent Uyghur real estate businessman and philanthropist, Yaqub Haji, died in prison. Investigating the social media of Haji’s families and friends, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported that his body was handed over to his family on September 6, 2021. There is no …

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The Danger is Now: International Blasphemy Rights Day 2021 Paul Fidalgo News | Center for Inquiry

Read More News | Center for Inquiry To charge someone with blasphemy is to value a person’s life less than an idea.  Sometimes the punishment is imprisonment. Sometimes the punishment is death.  September 30 is International Blasphemy Rights Day, established in 2009 by the Center for Inquiry to reassert our commitment to defending the right …

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