Weekly Link Roundup

• President Obama signs a law to fight British libel tourism by barring such judgments from being enforced in the U.S.

• My esteemed guest author, Sarah Braasch, has an article in the latest issue of The Humanist on the French burqa ban.

• After a scary brush with mortality, everyone’s favorite squid-loving atheist professor is back in action. Visit his blog and leave some get-well-soon comments!

Did a Catholic priest carry out an IRA bombing? And if so, did the church help cover it up and shield him from justice?

• Susan Jacoby contemplates the theodicy of the bedbug.

• And last but not least, An Apostate’s Chapel has this outstanding example of the eloquence, wit and wisdom of Robert Ingersoll, written in response to a Salvation Army-organized vigil of several thousand Christians praying simultaneously for his conversion. (Spoiler: It didn’t work!)

"It's not an original turn of phrase, I've seen other people using the exact same ..."

The Mythicist Milwaukee Debacle
"It's easy to appear dispassionate about things you have no stake in."

The Mythicist Milwaukee Debacle
"I am more curious about this now that I probably ought to be."

The Fountainhead: Villain Protagonist
"The lack of guilt is how you know the Randian superman; and being a Randian ..."

The Fountainhead: Villain Protagonist

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