Monthly Archives: October 2013

Promise of a Better Future, Plus an Announcement

Europe’s First female genital mutilation clinic opens The Desert Flower, located in Zehlendorf, south Berlin, will be the first of its kind in Europe to offer physical and psychological care for victims of female genital mutilation with an estimated rate … Continue reading

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Dammit, I Liked Those Things.

During September of this year, the state of California passed Assembly Bill 1266, which was designed to allow students to use restroom facilities associated with the gender with which they identify and not the one they were necessarily born with.  … Continue reading

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Have You Even Consulted an Attorney?

A couple of weeks ago, a story broke on Fox “News” about the US Army’s recent decision to include the American Family Association – described as a “well-respected Christian ministry” that “advocates for traditional family values” by the folks over … Continue reading

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Just a Helpful Chart

Not sure if I posted this before, but this is a helpful image relating theism with gnosticism:

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Hey, They Only Give God 10%, So …

Earlier this week, a 20-year old openly gay waiter at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Overland Park, Kansas was stiffed on a tip because the customers were conservative Christians.  Instead of leaving any money, they decided to write him a note … Continue reading

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Care Packages of the Damned

The Upstate Atheists of Spartanburg, South Carolina have a lot of experience doing volunteer work with people across the religious spectrum, including Habitat for Humanity and the March of Dimes.  Their philosophy is that volunteering together can not only help … Continue reading

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True Scotsman or Not …

Thanks, RawStory, for providing information that, while factually true, is not relevant to the situation. Self-professed ‘militant atheist’ brutally beats Ohio pastor First, let’s start with the description of the attack: On Sunday, a self-professed “militant atheist” with a checkered … Continue reading

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