Day: April 13, 2022

Hatchett job by House extremists presages trouble for our secular republic 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 scuttling by House Republicans of a plan to name a courthouse for a pioneering Black judge because he’d ruled correctly against student-led school prayer is cause for serious alarm. It is also cause to expose the role that Christian theopolitics …

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FFRF asks La. parish to end daily prayer practice 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 Immediately halt the imposition of prayer on your students, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is asking a Louisiana school parish. A concerned parent has informed the state/church watchdog that Riverbend Elementary School in West Monroe, La., requires its students to recite …

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FFRF: Abortion bans in Oklahoma, other states are not OK 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 Everything is not OK when it comes to the state of abortion abortion rights in the United States. Oklahoma is the most recent state to inflict injury on Roe v. Wade’s fundamental protection of the right “to be free from unwarranted …

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Journeys to Humanism: Aspiring to the Greater Good,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

Journeys to Humanism, theHumanist.com’s regular series, features real stories from humanists in our community. From heartwarming narratives of growth, to more difficult journeys, our readers open up about their experiences coming to humanism. Moriant HernandezChicago, IL As a Latino in Miami, my journey was a bit difficult because of Christianity’s influence on the Latino culture. …

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Why There Is No Afterlife: A Comprehensive Case in ‘Free Inquiry’ Magazine Paul Fidalgo News | Center for Inquiry

Read More News | Center for Inquiry In the latest issue of Free Inquiry magazine, the journal of secular humanist thought, Christina Anne Knight provides a systematic, good-faith reckoning with the idea of life after death, asking fundamental questions about the meaning of having conscious experiences after the body has expired and examining the interplay of systems that would …

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Lifting up secular health care for Black Maternal Health Week 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 salutes Black Maternal Health Week which is taking place April 11-17. The week was first recognized by the White House last year.  Secular values align with Reproductive Justice, because when religiously rooted legislation denies and …

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Indian Journalists Forced to Strip for Criticizing Hindu-nationalist Leader P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Eight men, including a journalist and a prominent theater artist in Madhya Pradesh, were arrested, stripped, and photographed by local police. One of the victims also said they were beaten and abused before being stripped. According to NDTV, the incident happened on Saturday, April 2, when Kanishka Tiwari, a local journalist …

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Indian State to Use Blockchain Technology to Issue Caste Certificates P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic An Indian city announces a plan to use blockchain technology to deliver government services through electronic caste certificates. Gadchiroli, a state in Maharashtra, one of India’s most industrialized states, plans to use the Polygon blockchain to issue caste certificates to 1.1 million residents. The villages that are targeted for the implementation …

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Hindu Priest Calls For Sexual Violence Against Muslim Women in India P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A local Hindu priest paraded nearby a Mosque in Uttar Pradesh, announcing that Muslim women would be kidnapped and raped. The incident happened outside a mosque in Sitapur, a district in the Lucknow division in Uttar Pradesh, India. On April 7, Mohammad Zubair, a fact-checker and co-founder of Alt News, an …

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Spain Criminalizes the Harassment of Women Undergoing Abortions P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On April 6, Spain’s Senate approved landmark legislation that criminalizes the harassment of women who are undergoing abortions. The new legislation was approved by 154 versus 105 votes, ushering in a change to Spain’s penal code. The law is expected to come into effect as soon as it gets published in …

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