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FFRF applauds Raskin bill for Thomas Paine D.C. memorial 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 is grateful that Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., has introduced legislation today to authorize the construction of a long overdue memorial to Thomas Paine.  “Tom Paine was a person so far ahead of his time that his …

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Egyptian Christian Sentenced to Years in Prison for Blasphemy Against Islam P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On January 29, the Cairo Economic Court ruled that Marco Gerges, a Coptic Christian, is guilty of multiple charges, including “contempt for Islam,” resulting in a five-year prison sentence. Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) reported that Gerges’s charges included exploiting religion in promoting extremist ideas and infringing on the values …

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Taliban Announces the Reopening of Universities for Women in 6 provinces P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic On February 2, the Taliban announced that some public universities in six provinces (out of 34) had been reopened to female students. The Taliban’s Ministry of Information and Culture officially announced the reopening of public universities in Nangarhar and Kandahar. Ahmad Taqqi, the spokesman for the Ministry of Higher Education, announced …

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Oklahoma Bill to Allow Teachers to be Sued for "Opposing Religious Beliefs" P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Rob Standridge, a Republican Senator from Oklahoma, has introduced a stupefyingly callous, religiously inspired bill to the Oklahoma senate. Known as the Students’ Religious Belief Protection Act, the bill seeks to penalize educators who oppose students’ “closely held religious beliefs.” Last December, Standridge co-authored a bill that allows parents to ban, …

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Atheist state senator interviewed on FFRF TV show Sunday 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 Watch the teaser here.  An up and coming legislator serving in the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s home state is the guest on “Freethought Matters” TV show this Sunday. There’s a growing roster of state legislators who are openly secular — atheist, …

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Sydney Christian School Equates Same-Sex Relationships With Abuse P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A private Christian school in Sydney, Australia, has taken the spotlight after the school included same-sex marriage in a list of relationships prohibited by God. The school brazenly listed same-sex marriage along with abusive relationships and adultery. Last week, Brisbane’s Citipointe Christian College got pounding condemnations from activists and advocacy groups …

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Kenyan Atheists’ Bid For Recognition P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic Atheists in Kenya are becoming more public and visible while thriving in a predominantly Christian nation. Atheists in Kenya Society are leading the revolution as the group slowly enters political ideologies and human rights matters. In an interview with Religion News Service, Harrison Mumia said they are trying to rebrand atheists …

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FFRF condemns proposed Texas-style abortion ban in Wisconsin 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’s home state of Wisconsin is the latest to be swept up in horrific anti-abortion legislation. On Feb. 8, Wisconsin Republicans held a hearing on a bill that would prohibit anyone from performing an abortion if a …

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Christian nationalism key force behind Jan. 6 Capitol attack, asserts new report 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 Two of the nation’s leading advocacy groups have issued a blockbuster report delineating the role Christian nationalism played in last year’s assault on the Capitol. The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC) and the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) have …

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Beheading Of 17-Year-Old In "Honor Killing" Shocks Iran P-admin Atheist Republic

Read More Atheist Republic A 17-year old was killed by her husband on February 5, in yet another case of honor killing in Iran. Mona Heydari was beheaded by her husband after being brought back from Turkey. In southwestern Iran, the incident took place in Khuzestan’s capital, Ahvaz. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist and activist, …

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