NEW YORK (AP) — On the latest list of books most objected to at public schools and libraries, one title has been targeted nationwide, at times for the sex and violence it contains, but mostly for the legal issues it raises. The Bible. “You have people who feel that if a school library buys a copy of the Bible,...
They worship a cartoon mouse who wears a superhero costume, but devotees of India’s Dinkoist movement have a serious message.http://bbc.in/1qNrLOj
A woman is facing execution in Pakistan, a country which cites the Irish constitution’s prohibition on insulting religion as ‘best practice’http://bit.ly/1Q4GYP8
Now that the Bible Belters have had their say, there’s no better time for secular voters to flex our collective muscle a…http://bit.ly/1oSxCzT
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Officials are investigating a claim of responsibility by al Qaeda’s wing in South Asia for the machete murder of a secular blogger in Dhaka on Wednesday.http://cnn.it/20w5uR9
North Carolina’s controversial HB 2 is far from the only measure of its kind, and it likely won’t be the last. Here’s what you need to know.http://on.msnbc.com/1N4QO94
A former Department of Justice official went on Fox & Friends over the weekend to discuss the passage of a Madison, Wisconsin city ordinance that prohibits businesses from discriminating against atheists.http://bit.ly/1N4QKq6
In this year alone the state of North Carolina has spent $12 million on what they refer to as Opportunity Scholarships, which exist to help lower income families move their children from public to private schools. Of that $12 million, approximately $11 million has gone to faith-based schools and only $800,000 to secular schools.http://bit.ly/20w4DQq
No wonder evangelical Christians always think they’re persecuted. “Given all the talk about religion and politics on this site, here’s a fair question: What percent of Republicans are evangelical Christians? The correct answer is about 34.3%, but odds are you said something much higher.”http://bit.ly/1MpwX4G