Day: April 20, 2022

American Architects of the UK Humanist Movement,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

On May 6, 1863, an American abolitionist mounted the platform at South Place Chapel, Finsbury, a London venue long home to religious dissenters and political radicals. Over the following months, he—then still a Unitarian clergyman—would speak at the Chapel sporadically. Before the year’s end, he would accept the ministry there, although “minister” was a title …

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Police Department Blurs Church/State Lines in AHA Lawsuit,Peter Bjork,TheHumanist.com

This month, the legal team at the American Humanist Association (AHA) is hard at work prepping for upcoming oral arguments at the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, for an incredibly important separation of church and state case. Rojas, et al. v. City of Ocala, Fl, originally brought by the AHA in 2014 on behalf of …

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FFRF applauds Connecticut’s abortion expansion bill 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   Sometime in the next two months, the heavily conservative U.S. Supreme Court will possibly decimate the foundation of Roe v. Wade — and the legality of abortion care will be left up to each state. That’s why the Freedom From …

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Bangladeshi Teacher Arrested for Saying "There Is No Evidence in Religion" P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On March 22, a high school teacher in Bangladesh was arrested by authorities for allegedly hurting religious sentiment. Hriday Chandra Mondal, a teacher at the Binodpur Ram Kumar High School in Munshiganj district, was arrested for telling students that “religion is a matter of faith.” Mondal followed up on his statement …

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Interfaith Violence Erupts Across India Amid Festival for Hindu God Rama P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic This year’s celebration of the Ram Navami festival was marred by violence and death across multiple states. Ram Navabi is an important Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Ram, the seventh avatar of Vishnu. In Khambhat, Gujarat, one person was killed while another was injured during a festival-related attack. Anand …

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