Nigerian Man Put in Mental Hospital for Being an Atheist Finally Released, but Now Faces Death Threats

Mubarak Bala is the Nigerian atheist who was being held in a mental hospital for the “crime” of being an atheist:

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="550"]Mubarak Bala, taking a hospital selfie with a smuggled smartphone[/caption]

You’ll be happy to know that he’s finally been released… but things haven’t gotten any better.

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Please Support the Work We Do Through This Site

Over the past couple of years, what began as a personal blog has turned into a hub with several contributors and multiple posts per day. I like to think the quality of posts has gone up significantly along with the increase in quantity and I’d like to expand the reach of this site. That means bringing on additional writers in various niches. In addition to this site, I’ve also started making YouTube videos, a new world for me, and the reception has been overwhelmingly positive, but those also take a lot of work to put together.

I’m ready to explore new ideas and additional methods of outreach that I’ve put aside because of other obligations. I don’t plan on stopping what we normally do — I just want to do even more while the opportunity is here. There’s no reason to keep those ideas on a perpetual backburner.

That’s why I’ve created a page at Patreon.

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Scientists Confirm That Supposed Bigfoot DNA Isn’t Actually Bigfoot’s DNA

You’ll be happy to know that the first peer-reviewed study of Bigfoot has been conducted! (I know you were waiting a long time for this.)

Since 2012, researchers — including Professor Bryan Sykes, Professor of Human Genetics University of Oxford — have been accepting DNA samples from unknown sources and (if the DNA was approved) matching it up against known creatures. If there was DNA that didn’t match something already in the database, it might have lent some credibility to those who believe in a Bigfoot or Yeti…

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A Black Mass is Scheduled in Oklahoma City and the Usual Suspects Are Freaking Out

When the Satanic Temple of New York scheduled a “Black Mass” on Harvard’s campus, the resulting backlash forced them to change locations. Why the backlash? Because a Black Mass distorts and inverts a traditional Catholic Mass, and that offends certain Catholics who believe their traditions are the only ones that matter and cannot be mocked in any way.

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This is Why Understanding Evolution Matters

The team at Stated Clearly have an excellent new video explaining why it’s so important to understand evolution:

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