Five Muslim Extremists Charged with Murder of Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger

Some credit where it’s due: It looks like Bangladeshi police officials are finally moving forward on seeking justice for at least one of the slain atheist bloggers.

Back in March, Washiqur Rahman (below) was brutally killed, with his face hacked up:



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The Warped Theology of Anti-Gay Christian Kim Davis in One Cartoon

Let Rowan County (Kentucky) clerk Kim Davis explain some biblical logic to you:



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This Indiana High School Thinks It’s Perfectly Legal to Perform a Nativity Play at the Holiday Concert

It’s one thing for a public school to include traditional Christmas carols in a holiday concert. But an all-out Nativity re-enactment?

That’s what happened at Concord High School in Indiana last year. They even announced the cast right in the program:



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How Irresponsible Journalists Took Down a Scientist Without Gathering the Facts

If you’re not familiar with Nobel Prize-winning scientist Timothy Hunt, the fact that he won a Nobel Prize should tell you about his contributions to the field. Beyond that, though, he’s been a supporter of women in science, helping the European Research Council create a “gender-equity plan,” getting a day-care nursery installed the Okinawa Institute, and mentoring numerous female scientists along the way (all of whom, as far as I can tell, speak very highly of him).



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India’s Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Faith-Based Starvation in Jainism

A few weeks ago, I posted about a messed-up ritual in the Jain religion known as sallekhana (or santhara) where you starve yourself to death.



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