Humanists call for end to religious influence in schools – BBC News


The influence of religion’s influence in education has been “strengthened” despite its declining influence in Scottish society, according to a report.
http://bbc.in/1LrdOhL

How religious is your state? | Pew Research Center


Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.
http://pewrsr.ch/1OJ6XLk

The Forum – A New Problem of Evil


Stephen Law explains his challenge for theists.
http://bit.ly/1OIL4Mn

Saudi Arabia sentences a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism on Twitter


A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism in hundreds of social media posts.
http://ind.pn/1Lqqm9e

Louisiana child law violates priest’s religious freedom, judge rules | NOLA.com


A Louisiana judge has struck down a state requirement that clergy members report suspected child abuse even if they learn about it during a private confessional.
http://bit.ly/1Lqqh5r

From Muslim to Nonbeliever | Psychology Today


Group supports ex-Muslims who now embrace a secular worldview.
http://bit.ly/1OIfRJg

State Rep. Travis Dunlap writes public education is “atheist-based” in email to constituent | KFOR.com


OKLAHOMA – A state representative is receiving criticism for declaring public education is “atheist-based” in an email Wednesday to one of his constituents. Rep.
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Republicans should cut the God talk: Cal Thomas


Religious beliefs tell us little to nothing about someone’s ability to be president.
http://usat.ly/1Rb6L9D

I Once Signed an Abstinence Pledge and Wore a Purity Ring; Now, I’m a Sex-Positive Former Christian


This is a guest post by Brittany Machado. She is the producer of the documentary film “Give Me Sex Jesus”.
http://bit.ly/21qk7JN

Pastors Speak Out Against Deadpool Movie


“Jesus did not die so that you could enjoy watching films like Deadpool. Jesus died *because* you enjoy watching films like Deadpool.”
http://bit.ly/1LLaiK3