Month: June 2022

From the Intern Desk: It’s Not Just a Gun Problem Heather Rigby Secular Coalition for America

Read More Secular Coalition for America In the wake of tragic and preventable mass violence in Tulsa, Uvalde, Laguna Woods, Buffalo, and countless other American towns and cities, the religious right has offered their “thoughts and prayers” and cried for their opponents not to politicize these tragedies with talk of gun control.   This call …

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FFRF celebrates confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Following a disastrous two weeks of Supreme Court rulings, one bright judicial spot was the swearing-in today of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. “This provides a much-needed ray of hope,” comments Annie Laurie Gaylor, FFRF co-president. Brown …

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FFRF asks Texas Board of Education to delete bogus Moses reference czimmerman@ffrf.org (Casandra Zimmerman) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation The Freedom From Religion Foundation, on behalf of its Texas membership, is urging the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) to remove from its history curricula bogus references about the so-called influence of the biblical character, Moses, upon the U.S. …

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Hindu Beheaded For Defending "Blasphemous" Remarks Against Prophet Mohammad P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On June 28th, a Hindu shop owner named Kanhaiya Lal was brutally murdered in the city of Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan by two Muslim men over an alleged social media post, triggering tension between the two communities. It is believed that the shop owner may have been facing …

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SCOTUS Decision Deals Major Blow to Religious Freedom in Public Schools P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic After the regressive overturning of Roe V. Wade, the US Supreme Court sided in favor of high school coach and former Washington State University coach Joe Kennedy in that his firing from the Bremerton School District violated his First Amendment rights. The school district refused to let Kennedy pray at midfield …

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Moral Panic: Teens Arrested in Iran After "Hijab-less" Skating Event P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic The police have arrested several teenage girls in Shiraz, Iran, for not wearing a hijab at a “Skateboarding Day” event. Shiraz police chief Faraj Shojaee said that several girls took off their hijabs at the end of the sporting event, breaking the country’s religious beliefs and legal norms. The police have …

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Indian Journalist Arrested For Hurting Hindu "Religious Sentiments" P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Mohammed Zubair, a journalist and co-founder of India’s leading fact-checking website Alt News was arrested and charged by police for hurting religious sentiments. In early June, Zubair, 39, was given the charges after calling some far-right Hindu monks “hatemongers.” The monks who were subject to his inflammatory remarks have a history …

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2 Dead & Over 20 Injured In Islamist Shooting at Norwegian Gay Bar P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A lone gunman killed two people and injured 21 in a shooting at a gay nightclub in central Oslo, Norway. The Norwegian authorities suspect this may be an act of Islamist terrorism. The police have arrested the gunman and started an investigation, searching for others who may be involved in the …

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Dialogue Concerning Socialism and Military Religious Freedom MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation From: (name withheld)Subject: Dialogue Concerning Socialism and Military Religious FreedomDate: June 30, 2022 at 12:55:03 AM MDTTo: mikey@militaryreligiousfreedom.org Dear Mr. Weinstein, Hello, and I hope this email finds you well.  I am not sure how your schedule of communications accommodates requests such as this but I thought I would …

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