Keep Crossing Those Lines

(via The Far Left Side) [Read more...]

After Nearly Being Killed for His Atheism, Bangladeshi Blogger Still Faces Blasphemy Charges

Earlier this year, I posted about Asif Mohiuddin, a 29-year-old Bangladeshi man who was attacked for blogging about his atheism.

Of course, this being Bangladesh, Asif was sent to prison… for “hurting religious beliefs.” (That’s not a typo. It really makes no sense.)

He may be leaving jail soon, but the International Humanist and Ethical Union point out that he’s far from being truly free:

[Click headline for more...] [Read more...]

American Atheists Unveils Godless Monument in Front of Florida Courthouse… and Announces Many More!

Today marked the big unveiling of a public monument to atheism (a nonument?) in front of the Bradford County Courthouse in northern Florida.

And it came with a big twist.

[Click headline for more...] [Read more...]

New ObamaCare Rules Will Give Broad Exemptions to Religious Employers… but They’re Still Not Happy

Under ObamaCare, churches are already off the hook for covering things like contraception for their employees. They don’t have to do it.

But what about companies like Hobby Lobby, that are owned by religious people?

What about religious universities like Wheaton College? Do they have to cover birth control for their faculty members?

Yesterday, the Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced the final version of a compromise between non-profit religious groups and the government:

[Click headline for more...] [Read more...]

What’s Going on with TIME Magazine?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Is TIME magazine anti-atheist?

If you’re unfamiliar with the story, the video explains everything! But you can also read the whole saga.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next! [Read more...]