Hindu Radicals Attack Atheist Gathering

A former guru turned atheist planned a meeting for his fellow atheists in his native country of India, but the meeting never happened because Hindu radicals attacked the location and got the police to shut it down in the name of keeping order. … [Read more...]

Freethought Emergency Fund Relaunched as Secular Rescue

A year and a half ago, the Center for Inquiry launched the Freethought Emergency Fund as we tried to rescue Taslima Nasrin from her would-be executioners in India. Now, with time to evaluate the program and plan for making it the most effective it can be, they are relaunching it as Secular Rescue. … [Read more...]

CFI Rescues Bangladeshi Blogger from Muslim Terrorists

The story of Shammi Haque, a remarkable young writer and activist from Bangladesh, is pretty amazing. CFI got her out of her home country and to Germany after threats to her life became very real in the wake of the murder of half a dozen others in that country. Here's her story: … [Read more...]

Manning: Trump Gives Us Permission to Shoot Mexicans, Muslims, Liberals

James David Manning, the sociopath who leads the ATLAH World Missionary Church in Harlem and thinks that Starbucks puts gay semen in their lattes (and this might not even be the most bizarre position he holds), says that Donald Trump is giving us permission to shoot Mexicans, Muslims and liberals. He thinks that's a good thing. … [Read more...]

Mikey Gets Email

Here's another installment in an unending series about the barbaric and bigoted email sent to Mikey Weinstein by good Christian folk who don't like the fact that he fights for the rights of other Christians in the military. This one is a bit more obnoxious than the norm: … [Read more...]

Man Who Wants Gays Killed Says Liberals are Like Nazis

Walid and Theodore Shoebat have a jointly-authored column on their website -- it's two, two, two fascists in one -- declaring that liberals are just like Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. And another irony meter bursts into flames and gives up the ghost. … [Read more...]

Who Does Shoebat Want to Kill Today? Marco Rubio

Another day, another video from Christian fascist Theodore Shoebat wishing he had the power to murder those who disagree with him. This time it's Marco Rubio, who apparently wasn't nearly harsh enough in his anti-gay views when addressing an anti-gay conference in Florida last week. … [Read more...]

Shoebat Wants Hillary Clinton Killed for Witchcraft, Sodomy

Christian fascist Theodore Shoebat has another video demanding the murder of someone he doesn't like, this time Hillary Clinton. She's a witch, a devil worshiper and a lesbian, he proclaims without evidence, so he wants her put to death immediately. … [Read more...]

State Dept. Religious Freedom Report Strongly Criticizes Blasphemy Laws

The U.S. State Department puts out a report every year on religious freedom around the world and this year's report strongly criticizes laws that punish "blasphemy," which are enforced primarily, but not exclusively, in Muslim countries. … [Read more...]

Josh Rosenau Hits Nail on Head on the Ark Park

My friend Josh Rosenau of the National Center for Science Education has an essay in New Scientist about Ken Ham's new Noah's Ark theme park. He points out that public schools that take kids on field trips there will be rather obviously violating the law: … [Read more...]

Trump Advisers, Shoebats Call Khan a Muslim Brotherhood Agent

Rep. Al Baldasaro, the head of Donald Trump's veteran's committee, and Roger Stone, his BFF and fellow conspiracy nut, have both seized on an article by Christian fascists Walid and Theodore Shoebat to claim that Khizr Khan, father of a slain Army officer that Trump has been childishly attacking, is a Muslim Brotherhood agent and a jihadi terrorist. … [Read more...]

FL Principal Quotes Stoning Gays Verses After Orlando Shooting

Cyd Ziegler writes at Outsports about the principal of a school in Florida who posted that infamous verse from Leviticus 20 calling for gay people to be put to death. He posted it as a comment on a picture of two married men kissing only a couple days after the massacre in Orlando. … [Read more...]