Bangladeshi Official, in Response to Murdered Atheist, Will Investigate His Blog for Offensive Posts

Last year, when we were seeing Bangladeshi atheists get slaughtered every other month, it was disheartening, to say the least, when the Inspector General of Police (IGP) offered this advice to other atheists: Stop criticizing religion. As if the atheists were to blame for their own murders.

We just lost another atheist this week, 28-year-old Nazimuddin Samad.

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Surely the police have learned their lesson, announcing that this is a travesty and that they will not rest until the Islamic radicals who did this are apprehended and punished?

*sigh*

Of course not.

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Dinesh D’Souza: The Majority of Vocal Atheists Are “Wounded Theists” Who Simply Hate God

Earlier this year, Christian apologist and scandal magnet Dinesh D’Souza spoke at a church in Florida about the “New Atheists.”

So you knew this was going to be a disaster.

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Indiana Cop Can’t Stop Preaching to People He Pulls Over

In August of 2014, when Ellen Bogan was pulled over by Indiana State Trooper Brian Hamilton for supposedly passing another car illegally (which she denies), she was expecting him to ask her for her license and registration… but she wasn’t expecting questions like these:

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Once Again, Atheists Sue Federal Government Over Tax-Free Housing for Pastors

For years now, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has been in a legal battle to end the “Parsonage Exemption.” That’s the loophole that allows ministers to deduct the cost of rent for their church-owned houses from their taxable income. It’s a great perk and FFRF believes it shows preferential treatment by the government for religious leaders.

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In order to challenge the law, FFRF’s own board paid co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor $15,000 each as part of their housing allowance… but because they don’t qualify as “ministers of the gospel,” the law doesn’t apply to them.

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Fearing His Return to Malaysia, a Gay Atheist Student Has Been Granted Refugee Status in Canada

Canada needs to stop making the rest of the world look bad. It’s embarrassing.

Hazim Ismail is a student at the University of Winnipeg who was planning on returning to his home country of Malaysia once he graduated. The problem is that he’s gay and an atheist… neither of which would go over so well over there.

But an Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada panel has just approved his claim for refugee status, allowing him to stay in Canada indefinitely.

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