Atheists Booked Space in the Nebraska Capitol Early, Crowding Out a Nativity Until After Christmas

Atheists will have an assortment of displays in the Nebraska State Capitol building later this month, and because they reserved the space months in advance before anyone else got there, a Catholic group’s Nativity scene won’t go up until after Christmas. And they’re furious.



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Sean Hannity Defends Ban on Muslims Entering the U.S. Because It’ll Help Women and LGBT People

Sean Hannity devoted some time on his radio show Tuesday to discussing how having religious tests for (Muslim) immigrants might not be such a bad thing.

Sure, that sounds wildly discriminatory, but don’t worry… he’s just deeply worried about women and LGBT people.

You see, it seems Hannity is a newly minted feminist and champion of LGBT rights (he stated that he must “sound like the liberal here”), because he’s so very concerned about what might happen if we accept immigrants from countries where Sharia law is practiced.



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New York City Mayor Will Use Millions of Taxpayer Dollars to Hire Security at Religious Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for all his liberal qualities, has hardly been a champion of church/state separation since entering office. He added two Muslim holidays to the school calendar, closing them on those days. He did away with a health regulation requiring parents to sign a consent form when Orthodox Jewish rabbis suck blood from their baby’s penis. (Even though that practice had been linked to herpes.) And now he’s giving away up to $20 million of taxpayer money to private schools, including religious ones, so that they can hire security guards:



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International Humanist Group Issues Report on Anti-Atheist Discrimination Around the World

The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) has just released a 540-page report on the rights of non-religious people around the world. And the outlook is as depressing as you might suspect. Just look at all the countries guilty of “Grave Violations” of freedom of thought:



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After Removing Christian Crosses from Wall, Arkansas Government Officials Put Them Right Back Up

Last month, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the Craighead County Assessor’s Office in Arkansas regarding a violation of church/state separation. If you visited the office, there were Christian crosses everywhere:



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