UN Human Rights Council voted to punish freedom of expression if a believer in any deity so chooses to take offence
Iran has been in a state of civil unrest since Mahsa Amini’s death sparked acts of protest in which Iranian people have given free rein to Islamophobia.
Now that it’s all hands on deck to defend abortion, facts matter again and, would you look at that? The call to arms has a lot of mind-numbingly statistics on how atheists are consistently and reliably pro-women’s rights… which was already pretty common knowledge some 10 years ago:
At last, the day Donald Trump was no longer in office had finally arrived. I happily watched the Biden and…
We don’t need atheists like Ed Brayton, who think it’s OK for children to be brainwashed before they know how to spell their name
I would like to think that CFI has now learned its lesson, and won’t even touch an SJW with a ten-foot pole — with Melody Hensley and Kavin Senapathy they have had enough dragging their name through the mud.
Atheist Day goes to show our fellow heathens that they are not alone — if this initiative or this post helps even just one atheist anywhere in the world to feel more at ease or that not all is lost, that makes it worthwhile enough for me
I fail to see why people with religious deeply held beliefs would get a pass on behaviors that are definitely not allowed for people with non-religious deeply held beliefs.
Christopher Hitchens pointed out that the fatwa against Salman Rushdie was the opening shot in a culture war against freedom. The state of the world seems to agree with him.
The Four Horsemen, a souvenir of a time when reason and science dominated the conversation
The ECHR should be clear about the most elementary aspects of the job: legal protections are for people, not ideas or feelings.
From what their co-chairs answered, the Latinx Humanist Alliance is just more “social justice” and intersectionality in the name of humanism. Too bad: Latino humanists could have really used a hand in Trump‘s America.
Mehta failed epically to hold accountable three public servants who are hindering the efforts to fight Muslim terrorism, and made up a shitty excuse for their behavior (with no supporting evidence whatsoever), throwing two fellow secularists under the bus in the process
Colombia has a blasphemy law, so I don’t know why it is glaringly absent on the map showing which countries have blasphemy laws.
On Tuesday there was a terrorist attack in London.Compared to the attacks of 2015 and 2016, I think the response of civilization has improved considerably:
The land of Locke, Hobbes, Darwin, Dawkins and Hitchens turned into a feudal pigsty.
Treating Islam as a race, instead of as a religion, hinders the efforts to treat all citizens equally under the law, by way of giving Islam a special treatment, that is religious privilege.
I am reposting the Erdoğan poem — because an important part of free speech is the freedom to criticize and mock (and even insult) authorities
The bigoted prudes had the UN drop Wonder Woman as their Honorary Ambassador because, apparently, judging women by their looks is not wrong when they do it.
It’s not an attack on Muslim population — the ban only applies to places and circumstances where it is legally required to see the full face of individuals for identification purposes.