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The Satanic Temple to unveil ‘Baphomet’ monument in Detroit | Blogs | Detroit Metro Times

The Satanic Temple plans to unveil the completed statue for the first time in Detroit next month.

5 simple chemistry facts that everyone should understand before talking about science | The Logic of Science

One of the most ludicrous things about the anti-science movement is the enormous number of arguments that are based on a lack of knowledge about high school level chemistry. These chemistry facts are so elementary and fundamental to science that the anti-scientists’ positions can only be described as willful ignorance, and these arguments once again…

A Letter to My Mother, Who Just Learned About My Lack of Faith | Holly Baer

Dear Mom, Yesterday, you asked me point-blank if I still believed in Jesus. Yesterday, you found out I’m no longer a Christian. Yesterday, the daughter you love, the daughter who would spend forever by your side, died. Yesterday, you had to face the fact that your daughter no longer lives in the faith she grew…

Using Religion to Discriminate | American Civil Liberties Union

With increasing frequency, we are seeing individuals and institutions claiming a right to discriminate—by refusing to provide services to women and LGBT people—based on religious objections.

Some Lawmakers Are Making The Separation Of Church And State Seem Like A Total Joke

Any decent, red-blooded American politician loves the Constitution. It seems fair, then, to expect these politicians to respect the very first right established by that great document: “Congress

Should We Forgive Evangelical Christians? –

Can we forgive evangelicals? That’s the question posed on the blog The Bilerico Project by Warren J. Blumenfeld, a professor at the University of Massachusetts. He sees previously anti-gay Christians and denominations rushing to “adjust” their anti-gay policies to something that might be socially acceptable (and ethical), and Blumenfeld is not impressed. He hasn’t forgotten […]

Abusive superstitious thinking against women still alive in India | Doubtful News

In Gujarat, a woman was gang raped for eight months, is now pregnant, denied an abortion, and ordered to undergo “purification tests” by

Here Are 3 Examples of Christian Privilege – And How You Can Challenge It — Everyday Feminism

Christianity is seen as the default in many places. Here’s how Christian privilege shows up, why it needs to change, and what you can do about it.

British Humanist Association sends The Young Atheist’s Handbook to every prison and young offender institution in the UK | Richard Dawkins Foundation

Today the British Humanist Association (BHA) is sending free copies of The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life without God to every prison and young offender institutions in the United Kingdom.

We atheists can use growing clout to beat evangelicals at their own political game | Adam Lee | Comment is free | The Guardian

As long as atheists remain diffuse, we’ll be outmuscled by religious sects that can exert pressure on politicians with no one to counterbalance them