About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

This Unofficial Donald Trump Campaign Song May Be Worse Than the Candidate Himself

William Tapley, the Christian singer who made a song for Mitt Romney in 2012 is back with a song for Donald Trump and Mike Pence. And if I have to hear it, you have to hear it.


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Another Reason to Oppose Trump? If He Loses, Duck Dynasty‘s Phil Robertson Will Go Into Hiding

Speaking on Breitbart News Daily yesterday, Duck Dynasty‘s Phil Robertson said that if Donald Trump loses the election, he’s going to disappear, because a Hillary Clinton presidency would lead to “depravity” and “moral bankruptcy.”


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An Atheist Just Sued the State of Illinois for Not Allowing Secular Celebrants to Solemnize Marriages

In Illinois, the only way atheists can have their weddings solemnized is by going to a judge or having a religious leader (even one from an online church) sign the paperwork. A Secular Celebrant just filed a federal lawsuit against the state arguing that it’s a violation of the Equal Protection Clause to prevent him from offering the same opportunity to non-religious couples.


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Pakistan on Verge of Passing Law Punishing People Guilty of “Honor Killings”

Following last week’s “honor killing” of internet star Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan’s government says it will be passing legislation specifically targeting those who commit similar crimes.


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Leaked Email Suggests that DNC Official Wanted to Use Bernie Sanders’ Alleged Atheism Against Him

According to a leaked internal conversation between Democratic National Committee officials, CFO Brad Marshall appears to have asked colleagues back in May whether it was possible to “out” Bernie Sanders as an atheist, perhaps as a way to discredit him to voters.


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