Pakistani Officials Claim Facebook Has Removed 85% of Reported “Blasphemous” Content

According to reports from the Pakistani English-language newspaper Dawn, Facebook has blocked approximately 85% of blasphemous material reported on the social network. There’s reason to be skeptical about the claim, but it’s disturbing to think Facebook might be complicit in this kind of censorship.


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Religious Father of Slain Indian Atheist Says He Will Join His Son’s Group in Solidarity

More than a week after the brutal slaughter of Indian atheist activist H. Farook (below), his father is doing something incredibly courageous: Vowing to pick up where his son left off.


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This Couple Has Every Right To Give Their Kids the Last Name “Allah” (Even If It’s a Horrible Idea)

Should a Georgia couple be allowed to name their child ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina Allah?

The decision might lead to a lot of problems for her down the line, but the ACLU says state officials were wrong to reject the name.


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Colorado Mosque Vandalized By Criminal Who Also Threw a Bible Into the Prayer Room

Said the center’s president: “We are peaceful people. We love our Christian and Jewish brothers. We don’t have any problems with anyone.”


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An Interview with Susan Gerbic About Online Atheist Activism

I recently answered some questions for Susan Gerbic, who runs the wonderful Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project, and our exchange is over at the Center For Inquiry’s website.


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