After Much Debate, Boone County (Missouri) Officials Will Replace War Memorial That Includes Jesus Fish Symbol

Last year, we learned that a war memorial outside the Boone County courthouse in Missouri had finally covered up the Jesus Fish symbol that had been there for 20 years:

That happened as a result of a letter that Americans United For Separation of Church and State sent county officials back in May of 2014. Officials feared a losing lawsuit and decided it wasn’t a battle worth fighting.

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Atheist Voter Project Relaunches for 2016

Two years ago, American Atheists launched a campaign urging atheists to get active and go vote. It was called AtheistVoter.org. And now it’s being relaunched for 2016:



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Bangladeshi Police Tell Atheist Bloggers to Stop Criticizing Religion if They Want to Avoid Being Killed

Four atheist bloggers have been assassinated so far this year in Bangladesh, so it’s good to know local law enforcement officials have finally issued a solution to the problem.

Too bad it’s a shitty solution.



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To Show She’s Still Pure, a Rape Survivor in India Will Have to Balance a Large Rock on Her Head

A rape victim in India — who was denied an abortion by the government — will now have to prove her purity if she wants to get back together with her husband. And the test involves balancing an 88-pound stone on her head.

That report, which I’m unable to verify (so take it with a giant grain of salt), comes from India Today.

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John Oliver Describes the Problems with Sex Education in American Schools

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tackled the problem of sex education classes that refuse to educate students about sex:

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