Day: August 11, 2022

From the Intern Desk: “God is in the Gallery” Heather Rigby Secular Coalition for America

Read More Secular Coalition for America In my Massachusetts hometown, both the city council and school board open their meetings with what could broadly be described as “invocations.” The city council, for their part, opens their meetings with a rather secular invocation, calling on the councilors to do good while they have the opportunity. The …

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Journeys to Humanism: Becoming an Arab Humanist 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. Nohad NassifFairfax, Virginia The following is an excerpt from Nohad Nassif’s book, Arab Humanist. We had just lost our grandma to old …

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Message of Support for MRFF: “Our service members can feel empowered and know that they are not alone when faced with the christian conversion machine” MRFF Admin Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Read More Military Religious Freedom Foundation From: Civilian Medical StaffDate: August 11, 2022 at 11:07:57 AM MSTTo: mikey@militaryreligiousfreedom.orgSubject: Message of Support Mikey,You and your NGO are providing an essential service for our military members. It is impressive what you have built these past 20 years.  You are well placed to deal with the christian nationalist supremacy …

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HSTA Protects Consumers Against Unregulated Religious “Healthcare Plans” Peter Bjork TheHumanist.com

Healthcare sharing ministries (HCSMs) are highly unregulated, cost-sharing organizations that masquerade as health insurance. Commonly associated with evangelical Christian beliefs, these risk-pooling groups are open to people who share religious or ethical beliefs. HCSMs have wide discretion to deny claims based on the moral or religious beliefs of their organizers. They often falsely advertise as …

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Kan. school district’s satanic clothing prohibition infringes free speech, asserts FFRF dpal@ffrf.org (Devika Pal) News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation

Read More News Release Archives – Freedom From Religion Foundation – Freedom From Religion Foundation Get rid of your discriminatory clothing policy, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is insisting to a Kansas school district.  “I raise my children according to the seven tenets of Satanism, and while children of other faiths can wear clothing that …

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Humanists International Protects Humanists Around the World Peter Bjork TheHumanist.com

In many parts of the world, humanists, atheists, and other non-religious people are routinely persecuted for their beliefs and forced to hide their true identities to avoid discrimination, prison terms, or even death–be it from state-sanctioned punishment or vigilante violence. Humanists International–the global representative body of the humanist movement, of which the American Humanists Association …

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