The 11 Most Important Atheism-Related News Stories of 2015

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses the 11 most important atheism-related news stories from 2015… according to me.



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The “Let Reason Prevail” Banner in a Maine Town Has Been Stolen

It was just a few days ago when a “Let Reason Prevail” sign went up in Sanford, Maine:

We learned today that the banner has been stolen:

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“World Hijab Day” Does a Disservice to Women Who Are Forced to Cover Themselves Up

Following the lead of Asra Q. Nomani and Hala Arafa, Muslim activist Maajid Nawaz criticizes the idea of wearing a veil in support of Muslim women as a display of solidarity.

After all, there are Muslim societies where the women have no choice but to wear them.



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Roseanne Barr Calls Atheists “Very Anti-Semitic” on Twitter and Then Keeps Going…

Jewish comedian Roseanne Barr went on a Twitter tirade this week that began with her calling atheists “very anti-semitic.”



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After Years of Fighting, Brookville (IN) Officials Finally Vote To Move Courthouse Nativity Scene

Last December, I wrote about a Nativity Scene in Brookville, Indiana that had been up for over 50 years, despite warning letters (over the course of several years) from the Freedom From Religion Foundation to take it down.

The display, which was owned by the Town of Brookville, sat on the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse.



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