Atheists in Iowa Set up “Graveyard of the Gods” Outside Old Capitol Building

The Secular Students at Iowa got some great coverage for their own version of “Graveyard of the Gods” over the weekend, reminding students about all the Gods people no longer believe in:



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Canadian Wife of Man Injured in Bangladesh Attacks Calls on Her Government to Take Action

On Saturday, we learned that Faisal Arefin Dipon, a publisher of atheist Avijit Roy‘s books, was murdered in Bangladesh. That made him the fifth person targeted by Muslim terrorists in the country this year. But hours before he was killed, three others were seriously injured in a separate attack, including writer Tareq Rahim.

Monika Mistry, Rahim’s wife, lives in Canada and she is calling for her government to do something, anything, to help her husband before he’s a target once again:



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Texas Supreme Court To Decide if Home-Schooling Parents Can Stop Educating Their Kids Due to the Rapture

Should homeschooling Christian parents be allowed to withhold education from their children because they believe the Rapture is imminent?

That’s a question the Texas Supreme Court will be deciding very soon.

The case involves Laura and Michael McIntyre. In 2004, they removed all nine of their children from a private school in order to homeschool them. But Michael’s brother Tracy said he “never observed the children pursuing traditional schoolwork” when they were supposed to be learning.

The reason?

Tracy overhead one of the McIntyre children tell a cousin that they did not need to do schoolwork because they were going to be raptured.


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An Atheist’s Guide to the Book of Leviticus

Maybe you’ve always wanted to read the Bible, except it’s really long and not very interesting, and you’d just prefer the abridged atheist version.

That’s what C. B. Brooks MD has created with The Nonbeliever’s Guide to Bible Stories (Pitchstone Publishing, 2015):

In the excerpt below, Brooks gives us a taste of the Book of Leviticus:

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Christian Pastor: A Woman Doesn’t Have a “Right Over Her Own Body” Because God Owns It

Yesterday, at Arkansas’ Cross Church, Pastor Jeff Crawford explained how women don’t control their own bodies because God owns them:



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