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  • Victim of “Homosexual Demons” Church Beating Begged for Investigation for Years
    Matthew Fenner, the gay man who was kidnapped and beaten by his fellow church members who were hoping to expel his "homosexual demons," reportedly pleaded for years for authorities to investigate. ... (more)
    Source: Friendly AtheistPublished: 26-06-17By David G. McAfee
  • Author Ali Rizvi Explains the Problem With the Term “Islamophobia”
    Ali Rizvi, the author of The Atheist Muslim, recently sat down for a really compelling 12-minute interview. It includes his suggestions for how to curb radical Islam. ... (more)
    Source: Friendly AtheistPublished: 26-06-17By Hemant Mehta
  • Christian Activist: Atheist Teachers Are Telling Kids “Homo Sex Is Normal”
    Religious Right activist Dave Daubenmire let out another rant this morning on his "Pass The Salt Live" webcast.This time, his frustration was directed at public school teachers -- all atheists, in his mind -- who indoctrinate children in the religion of The Gay. ... (more)
    Source: Friendly AtheistPublished: 26-06-17By Hemant Mehta
  • Christian Who Harassed Atheist Lawyer: “I’m Man Enough To Stand Behind” My Words
    The only thing Lou Cobb said that made any sense was that he calls himself a Christian.Not all Christians act like this, obviously, but the people who threaten atheists are invariably followers of Jesus. ... (more)
    Source: Friendly AtheistPublished: 26-06-17By Hemant Mehta
  • Belief
    It seems that  I feel myself to be a GNOSTIC ATHEIST.  Despite not being able conclusively to say there is NO god, I so strongly don't believe in one-or any-I just don't believe that one is possible.  Just superstitious nonsense written in various books.  It's all crap.  That is how ... (more)
    Source: Think Atheist ForumPublished: 20-06-17By Chris Russell
  • The Fivefold Increase in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in London
    The van veered off the road and drove into people on the pavement.  Three men got out of the van and started attacking people with knives. An eyewitness, Eric, told the BBC that he heard shouts of "this is for Allah". The attackers appear to have stabbed people at random ... (more)
    Source: Atheist RepublicPublished: 20-06-17By Lena M
  • Pakistan Sentenced a Man to Death for Blasphemy on Facebook
    The Pakistan Penal Code prohibits blasphemy against any recognized religion, providing penalties ranging from a fine to death. Since 1990, 62 people have been murdered as a result of blasphemy allegations. While other countries are rejecting the archaic blasphemy law, Pakistan toughens penalties for blasphemy making Raza the first person ... (more)
    Source: Atheist RepublicPublished: 20-06-17By Lena M
  • 51% of Canadians Say Religion is Harmful
    According to a new survey — the Ipsos poll, conducted for Global News — 51% of respondents agreed with the statement that religion does more harm than good in the world. That is good news especially because that number is rising. When Ipsos asked the same question in 2011, 44 ... (more)
    Source: Atheist RepublicPublished: 20-06-17By Lena M
  • Texas Requires Fetal Remains Burial with New Law
    Abortion remains a highly debated political issue, both online and in real life, with many states instituting their own laws restricting access to services and banning the procedure under certain circumstances. That’s the case with Texas where Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed Texas Senate Bill 8 into law ... (more)
    Source: Atheist RepublicPublished: 20-06-17By Lena M
  • Happy Ever After!
    I was talking to someone who was interviewing me about childhood clergy sexual abuse. That is something I have done a lot, ever since I "came out" as it were, it was a choice I made.I knew that to stay silent wasn't working for me, and it occurred to me ... (more)
    Source: SurvivorPublished: 19-06-17By Sue Cox
  • Happy Ever After!
    I was talking to someone who was interviewing me about childhood clergy sexual abuse. That is something I have done a lot, ever since I "came out" as it were, it was a choice I made.I knew that to stay silent wasn't working for me, and it occurred to me ... (more)
    Source: SurvivorPublished: 19-06-17By Sue Cox
  • Passion
    I have been teaching now in the substance misuse field for 23 years, and have personally taught 15,000 health care workers. I have taught in 128 UK prisons, as well as the Health service, community drug and alcohol services, mental health services and military mental health.I don't go to conferences, ... (more)
    Source: SurvivorPublished: 18-06-17By Sue Cox
  • Tim Farron Resigns As A Persecuted Christian 
    Tim Farron had to go as leader of the Liberal Democrats. There are real concerns that the Conservative deal with the Northern Ireland DUP to be a minority government would mean social policy against gay rights and women’s rights being … Continue reading ... (more)
    Source: Homo EconomicusPublished: 14-06-17By John Sargeant
  • Moving to atheistzone.com soon
    We are moving to atheistzone.com again. Some of you might have already registered at atheistzone.com. Please test your credentials at atheistzone.com. If you have forgotten your password, please reset it. If you have have forgotten your username, please check the emails you received from atheistzone.com or contact us via https://atheistzone.com/contact-page/. ... (more)
    Source: Think Atheist ForumPublished: 01-06-17By Rebel
  • Agnosticism
    I feel that agnotisicm is the personification of PASCAL'S WAGER. ... (more)
    Source: Think Atheist ForumPublished: 01-06-17By Chris Russell
  • I’m not an atheist anymore…
    I'm not really sure if I ever was. But now more than ever I am convinced there is a God...I have been on the fence a long time but now it is super clear to me. ... (more)
    Source: Think Atheist ForumPublished: 01-06-17By Belle Rose
  • Label with Love
    Not all labels are bad! I don't mind being labelled "Wife" "Mother" "Grandmother" "Activist" "Teacher" etc. (I even think that some people should come with a "warning label"! ) I am a recovered "Addict". Now I am sure many of you will say that particular label isn't a good thing, that it is ... (more)
    Source: SurvivorPublished: 31-05-17By Sue Cox
  • Manchester And The World Standing Together
    Shocking as the Manchester Arena attack last night was, targeting an Ariana Grande pop concert that many children were attending, it should not be surprising. We cannot afford for it to be so to understand what is happening globally.  The … Continue reading ... (more)
    Source: Homo EconomicusPublished: 23-05-17By John Sargeant
  • Tom Holland on ISIS and others on the Yazidi 
    Tom Holland’s “ISIS: The origins of violence” aired this week on channel 4. Through out the film Holland made clear how Muslims were outraged by the violence perpetuated by ISIS. That Koranic, Hadith and Sharia were interpretated in ways most … Continue reading ... (more)
    Source: Homo EconomicusPublished: 21-05-17By John Sargeant
  • What’s On?
    Featuring UK events etc announced by members & supporters of Atheism UK. Saturday 6th May 2017 – London Meeting: Atheism UK Council Meeting Chris Street (President) invites paid-up members of Atheism UK to join us in Central London at 1.30pm for our quarterly Council meeting. Contact: president@atheismuk.com for an invite. ... (more)
    Source: Atheism UKPublished: 27-04-17By Atheism UK President

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