I posted yesterday about how, at the urging of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Penn State officials had removed Bibles from campus-owned hotel rooms.
Thanks to Atheist’s Sit-Down Protest, Winter Garden City Commissioners (FL) Vote to Eliminate Invocations Altogether
You may recall that Mayor John Rees, the leader of the Winter Garden City Commissioners (in Florida), kicked atheist Joseph Richardson out of last week’s meeting after he refused to stand for the invocation and Pledge of Allegiance:
It shouldn’t be hard for atheists to deliver secular invocations.
Yet, in places like Greece, New York, town officials have worked to deny atheists that opportunity — even after the Supreme Court decision.
Indra Zuno (below), an activist from Los Angeles (who spoke at the 2012 Reason Rally), didn’t think it would be very difficult at all.
Saudi Court Upholds Ruling Against Blogger. He Faces 10 Years in Jail and 1,000 Lashes for “Insulting Islam”
Last year, 30-year-old Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi was punished for starting a progressive website that called for, among other things, religious tolerance and women’s rights. That was insulting to Islam, said his critics. He was sentenced at the time to seven years in prison and 600 lashes.