Britain’s Nick Clegg, an Atheist, Sends Eldest Child to Catholic School

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that his eldest son, Antonio, will attend a Catholic state school in London. The school has a history of educating the children of politicians, including those of former Labour cabinet ministers Harriet Harman and Ruth Kelly, and former Prime Minister Tony Blair, all of whom sent their sons there. [Read more...]

Rick Santorum Says ‘Thank You’ to American Atheists for Featuring Him in Their Billboard Campaign

First, it was Pastor Robert Jeffress. Now, Rick Santorum is reacting to his depiction on an American Atheists billboard in an email to his supporters:

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In Manitoba, Christians Are Opposing Legislation That Would Protect LGBT Students from Getting Bullied

In Manitoba, Canada, the New Democratic Party introduced anti-bullying legislation in December so that schools would become safer and more inclusive of all students. The legislation (“Bill 18″) also made explicitly clear that bullying of LGBT students would not be tolerated and groups that support them must be allowed:

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Why is Canada’s Office of Religious Freedom Ignoring Atheists?

A couple of weeks ago, Canada opened up an “Office of Religious Freedom” with a three-pronged mandate:

  • protect, and advocate on behalf of, religious minorities under threat;
  • oppose religious hatred and intolerance; and
  • promote Canadian values of pluralism and tolerance abroad.

At the outset, that doesn’t sound too bad. Hell, Sanal Edamaruku and Alexander Aan and Alber Saber could use some help!

So where’s the problem? [Read more...]

New Poll Shows That Even Catholics Don’t Agree with Catholicism

A New York Times/CBS News poll released today shows that the wishes of many Catholics go directly against the doctrines of the faith:

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