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Virginia to Compensate Victims of Forced Sterilization*

Virginia to Compensate Victims of Forced Sterilization*

Legislators in the U.S. state of Virginia voted Thursday to allow compensation for victims of forced sterilization, though few survivors are alive today. 383 more words


In the Memory of our Beloved Comrade Avijit Roy, Murdered by Islamists.

Memorial Protest for a Beloved Fighter for Freedom.

Avijit Roy, who has been killed in an attack in Dhaka at the age of 42, was a Bangladeshi-American blogger, published author, and prominent defender of the free-thought movement in Bangladesh. 1,406 more words


The Decay of the Left and the Need to Reaffirm Liberalism

Robbie Travers – Executive Director

Tom Owolade – Global Affairs

As evident from an increasing number of young people, much of left wing politics has become a tainted pursuit, bereft of the intellectual credibility and value it once held. 2,854 more words


Worship where you're born

Chart credit: Wikipedia

I was born in the United States of America. My parents brought me to Catholic churches as a kid/young adult.

If I was born in Saudi Arabia, that church would probably have been a Sunni mosque.  644 more words


One God Further

If the simple definition of “atheist” isn’t good enough for your family, friends, spouse, loudmouth proselytizer – then perhaps some additional logic is needed? (will they even listen to logic? 524 more words


Hemming, "Religion in the Primary School"

This March, Routledge Press will release “Religion in the Primary School: Ethos, Diversity, Citizenship” by Peter Hemming (Cardiff University, UK).  The publisher’s description follows: 317 more words

Scholarship Roundup

American atheist blogger, Avijit Roy, hacked to death by mob of jihadists in Dhaka, Bangladesh

BBC: A knife-wielding mob has hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writing on religion had brought threats from Islamist hardliners.

Avijit Roy, an atheist who advocated secularism, was attacked in Dhaka as he walked back from a book fair with his wife, who was hurt in the attack. 34 more words