Day: November 8, 2021

FFRF appeals court brief takes on anti-trans Indiana public school teacher 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 is filing an appeals court brief on behalf of the Secular Student Alliance, in support of an Indiana school district’s actions to rein in discrimination against transgender students by a religious music teacher. After Brownsburg …

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Keep religious education out of the classroom, FFRF scolds Florida school district 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   A proselytizing teacher must quit imposing religion on middle school students, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is insisting to a Florida school system. A concerned parent has reported that a teacher at Bair Middle School in Broward County Schools is …

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FFRF prods Rep. Hice not to participate in official religious event 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 A Georgia member of Congress must cancel his attendance at a town’s dedication ceremony for the Ten Commandments in his home state. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., has announced his intent to participate tomorrow, Nov. 9, at an event titled “Foundations of …

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Biden Administration to End Trump-Era Policy Allowing Discrimination by Religious Federal Contractors American Atheists American Atheists

Read More American Atheists Washington, D.C.—Today, the religious equality watchdog American Atheists praised the Biden Administration and the Department of Labor for proposing rescission of a Trump-era regulation that allows federal contractors to discriminate against workers on the basis of religion. In December 2020, the Trump Administration expanded government contractors’ ability to ignore civil rights …

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Texas Judge Favors Religious Businesses over LGBTQ rights P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On October 31, US District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth, Texas, ruled that businesses that hold religious beliefs are exempt from LGBTQ discrimination liability. O’Connor held that Braidwood Management Inc. is exempted from the LGBTQ anti-bias protections under the first amendment and Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The LGBTQ anti-bias protection …

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Greece Bans Kosher and Halal Slaughter P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On Tuesday, October 26, the Supreme Administrative Court of Greece banned kosher and halal slaughter methods. These forms of ritual laughter are religious requirements for Jews and Muslims. Both ways require animals to be slaughtered without anesthesia. The decision came after the Panhellenic Animal Welfare and Environmental Federation requested to repel …

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The death of John Lawler raises serious questions about the regulation of chiropractors,Michael Marshall,The Skeptic

On the 11th of August, 2017, a 79 year old man visited a chiropractor, complaining of a stiff neck and aches in his legs. It wasn’t John Lawler’s first visit to Chiropractic 1st in York – he’d had previous consultations there, and had informed his chiropractor, Arlene Scholten, of his surgical history, including a serious …

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Bible’s Lack of Objectivity Jean Corriveau Atheist Alliance International

Read More Atheist Alliance International The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines objectivity as ‘lack of favoritism toward one side or another: freedom from bias.’ The Bible says, ‘So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.’ What image is that? We gave God human …

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MRFF Op-Ed on LA Progressive: “New Doozy of a Trumpy Critical-Race-Theory-Obsessed Group Sets Sights on Polluting the Military” MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation There’s a new organization in town — and by “in town” I mean in Colorado Springs, aka the Evangelical Vatican. This new organization is called STARRS, which stands for Stand Together Against Racism and Radicalism in the Services. That doesn’t sound like a bad thing, does it? Unless what you …

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