Day: October 22, 2021

High court abortion action today has ‘catastrophic impact’ czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) 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 concurs with Justice Sonia Sotomayor that the impact of the Supreme Court’s failure to block the Texas abortion ban is “catastrophic.” The court today refused the Justice Department’s request to immediately block the draconian six-week abortion …

High court abortion action today has ‘catastrophic impact’ czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Releases – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Read More »

Voting Rights Are In Jeopardy. Are There Any Solutions on the Horizon?,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

The passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) was pivotal in protecting the voting rights secured in the 15th Amendment. Unfortunately, in Shelby County v. Holder (2013), the Supreme Court struck down an important component of the VRA, which required states with a history of discriminatory voting restrictions to obtain federal approval for …

Voting Rights Are In Jeopardy. Are There Any Solutions on the Horizon?,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com Read More »

The erroneous assumptions of so-called alternative medicine: Root causes,Edzard Ernst,The Skeptic

So-called alternative medicine (SCAM) offers an odd and heterogeneous mix of treatments that have almost nothing in common: Herbal medicine is fundamentally different from acupuncture.homeopathy has nothing to do with chiropractic.Reflexology is different from Tai chi.Etc., etc. Despite this heterogeneity, there are a few assumptions that underly all, or at least most, of these treatments. …

The erroneous assumptions of so-called alternative medicine: Root causes,Edzard Ernst,The Skeptic Read More »

British MP Assassinated, Murder Declared Act of Terrorism P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On October 16, 2021, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, officially declared Sir David Amess’s murder as an incident of terrorism. According to Haydon, the Metropolitan police’s early investigation revealed “a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism.” Sir David Amess, a conservative MP, has died …

British MP Assassinated, Murder Declared Act of Terrorism P-admin Atheist Republic Read More »

France Honors Teacher Beheaded for Blasphemy One Year After His Death P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Schools across France paid homage in memory of Samuel Paty, a 47-year old history and geography teacher at the College Bois-d’Aulne in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Saturday, October 16, one year after Paty’s murder. Presenting a commemorative plaque outside the Ministry of Education, Castex said Paty was a …

France Honors Teacher Beheaded for Blasphemy One Year After His Death P-admin Atheist Republic Read More »

Quran App Removed from Apple’s Chinese App Store P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Quran Majeed, a popular Quran app, was removed by Apple from their App Store in China. Other religion-related apps were also removed, including the Bible App by Olive Tree. Apple Censorship first reported the series of targeted takedowns on the religiously inspired apps on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. A militant-activist website, …

Quran App Removed from Apple’s Chinese App Store P-admin Atheist Republic Read More »