Day: November 2, 2021

New Far-right Organization, STARRS, Consisting of a Rogues Gallery of Past MRFF Adversaries Sets Its Sights on the Military MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation MRFF became aware of the existence of this new STARRS organization only a few hours ago, but a mere cursory review of STARRS and its associated organizations reveals the group to be a veritable rogues gallery of fundamentalist Christian nationalist villains with whom we have crossed swords in the …

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AHA Joins Brief Arguing Public Funds Cannot Support Religious Instruction,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

On October 29th, the American Humanist Association (AHA) joined a brief filed in the Supreme Court of the United States in Carson v. Makin, regarding whether Maine’s tuition-assistance program supported by public funds must support religious schools under the First Amendment. The amicus brief was authored by Americans United for Separation of Church and State …

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SSA Freethought Backbone Awardee and Atheist Icon, Bobby Kirkhart Died Kevin Bolling Secular Student Alliance

Read More Secular Student Alliance Bobbie Kirkhart died on October 31, 2021, in her home in Los Angeles, CA. She was 78 years old. For nearly four decades, Bobbie was a fixture in atheist movement building. She served as President of both Atheist Alliance International and Atheists United, served on the board of Camp Quest …

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FFRF: ‘No constitutional right is safe’ if Texas abortion law stands lauryn@ffrf.org (Lauryn Seering) 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 the U.S. solicitor general’s powerful remarks before the Supreme Court that the Texas law banning most abortions is a threat to the constitutional rights of all Americans. U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar noted in …

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David Copperfield Brings the Magic to Skeptical Inquirer Presents, Nov. 11 Paul Fidalgo News | Center for Inquiry

Read More News | Center for Inquiry Masters of the art of magic know better than anyone how to make us believe the impossible. From Harry Houdini to the Amazing Randi, the greatest magicians have also been skeptics. David Copperfield, one of the most famous and successful magicians of all time, is coming to Skeptical …

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Muslim NBA Player Enes Kanter Calls Out China on Uyghur Genocide P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic The Boston Celtic’s Center, Enes Kanter, has blasted Nike over its use of Chinese laborers, including Uyghur slave laborers. During the Celtic game versus Charlotte Hornets in North Carolina on October 25, Kanter wore personalized shoes. The phrases “made with slave labor,” “modern-day slaves,” “no more excuses,” and “hypocrite Nike” was …

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Making UFOlogy History: Roswell, and the story of Betty and Barney Hill,David Clarke,The Skeptic

This article originally appeared in The Skeptic, Volume 21, Issue 3, from 2008 The 60th anniversary of the birth of UFOlogy has come and gone and the truth remains, as always, still out there. Proclamations about “the death of UFOlogy” are premature as the subject continually regenerates itself either by the creation of new submyths …

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eSkeptic for November 2, 2021 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Why do we so often seek out physical pain and emotional turmoil? In episode 223, Michael Shermer speaks with professor of psychology Paul Bloom about the pleasures of suffering and the meaning of life, based on his book The Sweet Spot: The Pleasures of Suffering and the Search for Meaning.