Two 12-Year-Old Girls Just Began the First Catholic Elementary School Gay-Straight Alliance in Canada

Last year, Quinn Maloney-Tavares and Polly Hamilton, two sixth grade students at St. George Catholic School in Ottawa, were assigned a project where they had to talk about a social justice issue. Naturally, they decided to focus on gay rights:

“A lot of people, they don’t know they’re being rude, but they make being gay a bad thing,” said [Maloney-Tavares]… “They need to know that it’s not a bad thing.”

That’s a great point — and one well worth making at a Catholic school, since Catholic doctrine states that homosexuality is “ordered toward an intrinsic moral evil” and therefore an “objective disorder.”

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In Embarrassing Editorial, Oklahoman Staff Claims Decline in Christianity is Bad for Society

The Oklahoman editorial board isn’t happy with the recent numbers showing a decline in organized religion and an upswing in non-religious Americans.

But why is that such a bad thing? Because, according to the writers, we’re all better off when people just say they’re religious.

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Sex Ed Pamphlet Used in New Zealand School Says Women Who Cohabitate Are “Cheap Prostitutes”

So this is what sex education looks like in a Christchurch, New Zealand school:

A common practice today is cohabitation, or “living together.” This is just a sinful grown-up way of “playing house.” A couple who lives together without marriage is a couple who has become habitual and irresponsible fornicators. She thinks he’s a wonderful man, yet he’s such a coward he can’t even ask her to be his wife. He thinks she’s a fine lady, yet she’s nothing more than a cheap prostitute who allows herself to be used for his sexual gratification in exchange for what seems to be a stable and secure home life. This make-believe game may fool people, but it doesn’t fool God.


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Why Science and Religion Are Not Compatible

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why science and religion are not compatible.



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Scottish Reverend: Humanists Want School Libraries to Carry Godless Book to “Indoctrinate Young Children”

Last year, Scottish schools gave students an anti-bullying guide encouraging Christian prayer. It was a veiled way to push God into the classroom.

So the British Humanist Association announced this week that they would be countering that by delivering a copy of Alom Shaha‘s The Young Atheist’s Handbook: Lessons for Living a Good Life without God to every school:



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