Day: October 5, 2021

Modeling Evolution: The Charlie Shuffle bvazquez1 Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science

Read More Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science This lesson was created by Vanessa Jason. She is a Massachusetts native who has taught biology, chemistry, and physical science both in the city and in a more rural setting.  Her passion is creating engaging and effective resources that will promote scientific literacy and curiosity. You can check …

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FFRF applauds end of ban on abortion referrals 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 Amid the perilous state of abortion rights in the United States, there is some cause for celebration. The Biden administration has reversed a draconian Trump-era policy that prevented major reproductive health organizations from receiving federal funds for family planning. Known …

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Haiti Earthquake: A Humanist Response Updates,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

In early August of this year, Haiti was affected by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake, more powerful than the 2010 earthquake which killed, injured, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. This most recent earthquake came as the country was already reeling from  a presidential assassination and continued unrest. The death toll has risen to over …

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FFRF billboards target megapreacher Osteen with ‘Sleep in on Sunday’ message 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 Freedom From Religion Foundation has put up side-by-side billboards in Houston urging churchgoers, including Joel Osteen followers, to stay home. The 14-by-48-foot bulletins, featuring a stained-glass window motif, offer advice to “Sleep in on Sunday” and “Enjoy life now …

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Is the Supreme Court ‘a dangerous cabal’ made up of ‘a bunch of partisan hacks’? 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 Supreme Court began its fall term two days after tens of thousands of citizens marched to signal to the court their support for abortion rights, and as a new poll reveals plummeting public approval of the institution after it …

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Black Atheists Often Feel Forced to Hide Their Beliefs, Resulting in Significant Harm, New Research Finds American Atheists American Atheists

Read More American Atheists Washington, DC—Today, the atheist organizations American Atheists and Black Nonbelievers released Black Nonreligious Americans, a report based on a survey of 891 Black participants, drawn from a larger survey of nonreligious people living in America, organized by a team of researchers at Strength in Numbers Consulting Group. The data indicates that …

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Black Nonreligious Americans: Seeing Progress, Yet Still Facing Challenges. Mandisa L. Thomas Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Read More Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Today, American Atheists and Black Nonbelievers released Black Nonreligious Americans, a report based on a survey of 891 Black participants, drawn from a larger survey of nonreligious people living in America, organized by a team of researchers at Strength in Numbers Consulting Group.  The data indicates that Black nonreligious Americans …

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The BBC’s ‘Sickness and Lies’ adds to the stigma disabled and chronically ill people experience,Alice Howarth,The Skeptic

At the beginning of August – just a few days after Disability Pride Month came to a close – The BBC broadcast a new documentary, called Sickness and Lies. Accompanying the documentary was an article headlined “Munchausen by Internet: Are chronic illness influencers really faking it” which said: as visibility has grown, so have accusations …

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