Day: September 28, 2021

FFRF to MMSD: Rethink Covid exemptions, require student vaccinations 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, a state/church watchdog based in Madison, Wis., has written to its home school district thanking it for requiring employees to be vaccinated, but warning that a religious exemption is counterproductive. The association of freethinkers now numbering …

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Reform the judiciary, FFRF exhorts the Senate 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 Expand and rebalance the federal judiciary, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is appealing to the U.S. Senate. The Senate is holding a hearing tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 29, about the infamously anti-abortion Texas law, which the Supreme Court failed to enjoin, …

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Books Help Us See Ourselves and Each Other,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Photo by Drew Coffman on Unsplash Each year, Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and the importance of access to books throughout our lives. The 2021 theme, Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us., is intended to be inclusive and emphasizes the ways in which books and information bring people together, help individuals see …

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Discontinue chaplaincy program, FFRF asks Covina PD 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 blatant misuse of police powers and lack of secularism in a California police department must end, asserts the Freedom From Religion Foundation. A concerned local resident has informed the state/church watchdog that the Covina Police Department provides counseling or …

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Is believing seeing? Early research into the unreliability of eyewitness testimony,Richard Wiseman,The Skeptic

This article originally appeared in The Skeptic, Volume 22, Issue 4, from 2011 The history of scepticism is full of trailblazing experiments that tell us a great deal about the human psyche. Take, for example, the pioneering work of Mr S.J. Davey. In 1890 Davey announced that he had acquired the gift of mediumship and …

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New Taliban Order: No Shaving, Trimming of Beards P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic The Taliban ordered all barbers in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, to stop cutting hairs and trimming or shaving off beards. The new mandate was announced Monday, September 27, by the Ministries of Prayer and Guidance and the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Ministry of Vice and Virtue) in the …

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American Pastor Claims Jesus Will Return Faster if People Donate More P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Less than a month after Jesse Duplantis lied about giving out generators during Hurricane Ida, the notorious pastor is in hot water again. In one of the episodes of a 4-day Victorython, Duplantis claimed that Jesus had not returned yet, because people were not donating enough. “Jesus hasn’t come because people …

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Atheist “Sunday Assembly” Face Challenges Amidst Pandemic P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic In 2013, two British comedians “wanted to do something that was like church but totally secular.” Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans were on their way to a gig when they discussed the idea. On January 6, 2013, the first-ever meeting of the Sunday Assembly took place in The Nave, a pub …

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Italian Catholic Priest Stole Church Money & Hosted Orgies P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic The Italian “pusher priest,” Fr. Francesco Spagnesi, was arrested on September 14, 2021. He was charged with importing, using, and selling drugs, including the date-rape-drug GHB, which he imported from the Netherlands. Fr. Spagnesi is placed under house arrest pending investigation of the drug-related charges, including charges of concealing his HIV-positive …

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