Texas School District Finally Removes Bible Verse from Front Page of Its Website

A few months ago, I posted about how the Troup Independent School District in Texas had a Bible verse right on the front page of their website:

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It’s finally been removed… mostly.

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Malaysian Lawyer Explains That You May Pick Your Faith, But You May Never Leave It

A prominent Malaysian attorney says that if you’re a Muslim in his country, you’re a Muslim until the day you die (and plenty of his brethren want to help you die soon if you’re wicked enough to leave the One True Faith).

It was perhaps a little unexpected that such an illiberal opinion should come from Malaysia, a country that has a constitution guaranteeing freedom of religion. But in a recent article, Muslim Lawyers Association president Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar made it clear that in his interpretation of the land’s supreme law,

Article 11 of the Federal Constitution merely accords Malaysians the right to practice their own faith, but not to switch religions. “Saying that apostasy is a right for Muslims is straying from the real purpose of the religion,” Zainul said.

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UCLA’s Atheist Quarterback Makes Headlines By Wearing Anti-Trump Hat on a Trump-Owned Golf Course

Josh Rosen, one of the best college quarterbacks in the country, is coming off of a very successful freshman year with the UCLA Bruins.

He made some headlines yesterday when he posted a picture of himself playing at the Trump National Golf Club in California… wearing a hat that read “Fuck Trump”:

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Atheists Sue California School District for Not Sharing Their Scholarship Offers with Students

If a public school district publishes a list of all the college scholarships students can apply for, including those from religious organizations, do they have the right to exclude scholarships offered by atheist groups?

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Gina Makes the Case For Death With Dignity With Just Four Utterly Convincing Words

Gina is an agnostic woman in New Zealand who has has a genetic order that’s severely weakening her muscles. She is completely bed-ridden and can no longer speak. Sounds hurts her ears, and light does the same to her eyes, so she lies in the dark, in silence, waiting for the end.

A three-minute mini-documentary about Gina shows her communicating by touch alphabet. And though she has lost her physical voice, she gets her message across with startling clarity.

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