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Atheist Republic News Summary: Texas Judge Rules in Favor of Sharia Divorce Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Texas Judge Rules Sharia Divorce Proceeding Must Be Observedhttps://www.atheistrepublic.com/news/texas-judge-rules-sharia-divorce-pr… Location: Texas Justice Andrea Thompson, a County District Judge in Texas, ruled in March 2021 that in order for Mariam Ayad to divorce her husband, it must be arbitrated by a Fiqh panel. Mariam Ayad filed for divorce in January 2021. In …

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EU’s Top Court Bans Wearing the Hijab at Work?! It’s not that simple. Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic According to the EU’s top court ruling, companies in the European Union (EU) may now mandate that Muslim employees refrain from wearing a headscarf. Companies may only ban employees from wearing Islamic head coverings if required to project an image of neutrality to customers, the court said on Thursday. The hijab, …

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Minnesota Bans Conversion Therapy for Minors, Angers Christian Group Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On July 15, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz (US) signed an executive order that effectively bans the practice of conversion therapy to minors. A win for the LGBTQIA+ community in the state, and yet a divisive move in the politically mixed state. Many on the religious right-wing have expressed their outrage on …

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Catholic Diocese Files for Bankruptcy While Facing Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On July 15, Rev. Michael Cote, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich, announced that the diocese filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The announcement was made amidst the string of lawsuits related to alleged sexual abuse at the Academy at Mount Saint John School. Located in Deep River, …

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Hindu-Nationalist Gangs Target & Segregate Interfaith Friend Groups Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic For the past six months, the number of harassment and violent attacks against groups traveling with non-Hindus has increased significantly in the Karnataka State in Southwest India. The perpetrators, all males, strongly subscribe to the Hindutva ideology, a Hindu nationalism ideology that seeks to create a Hindu India. Since January 2021, …

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FFRF: Tennessee’s anti-science attacks persist 96 years after Scopes trial 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 What would Clarence Darrow say? This week marks the fourth anniversary of the dedication of Zenos Frudakis’ bronze statue memorializing Darrow, which the Freedom From Religion Foundation gifted to the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tenn., site of the famous Scopes …

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Iranian Gov Plotted to Kidnap Women's Rights Activist Masih Alinejad Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On July 13, an indictment unsealed by a New York federal court says that the US Department of Justice has charged four people with orchestrating plans to convince an Iranian journalist to fly to another country planning to kidnap her. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian-American journalist, based in New York City, is …

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New African Atheist YouTube Channel: Atheist Republic Cape Town! Hadmin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Atheist Republic (AR) is thrilled to announce a new addition to our network of YouTube channels: Atheist Republic Cape Town. AR has many YouTube channels that provide atheist-centered content for diverse communities, including the main English channel, the Persian channel, the Arabic channel, and now our first channel focusing on the …

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FFRF ensures that Ga. deputy behaves lawfully 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 has made certain that a Georgia deputy ceases to behave in an unlawful manner. Chief Deputy Jonathan Blackmon had been using his position within the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to promote and endorse his personal religious …

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