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Texas gov. says religious freedom is not freedom from religion

by Associated Press
June 15, 2013

Print: The Washington Post

Rick Perry on Thursday signed a law protecting Christmas and other holiday celebrations in Texas public schools from legal challenges.

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Atheists: Just as obnoxious as Christians

by Mary Elizabeth Williams
June 15, 2013

Print: Salon

The author thinks atheists are being “obnoxious” when they force government officials to treat them like Christians.

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Syrian teenager executed by Islamists for blasphemy

ABC News
June 10, 2013

Print: ABC News

Members of an Islamist group have allegedly executed a 15-year-old boy in front of his parents as punishment for what the group regarded as blasphemy.

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Anti-blasphemy law creates a tinderbox in Pakistan

by Affan Chowdhry
June 8, 2013

Print: The Globe and Mail

In Pakistan, the anti-blasphemy law has left a trail of fear, and vigilante justice has claimed 52 lives since 1990.

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For atheists, all religion is superstition

by Herb Silverman
June 1, 2013

Print: The Washington Post

The “Good Book” is seriously flawed. Which book am I talking about?  It could be any book.

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The Problem of Muslim Leadership

by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
May 28, 2013

Print: The Wall Street Journal

Another Islamist terror attack, another round of assurances that it had nothing to do with the religion of peace.

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Dear Pope, Atheists Don’t Need Redemption

by Staks Rosch
May 24, 2013

Print: The Huffington Post

Thanks, Pope Francis, but I’m not worried about going to Hell. And I’m not interested in being “redeemed” by Jesus.

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Don’t Pray for Oklahoma

by Mark Joseph Stern
May 24, 2013

Print: Slate

Wolf Blitzer and other journalists should leave God out of natural disasters.

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Good Boy Scouts don’t need God

by Tom Krattenmaker
May 19, 2013

Print: USA Today

When will the Boy Scouts accept the non-religious?

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To Life, Not Martyrdom

by Herb Silverman
May 19, 2013

Print: The Washington Post

The problem with the Catholic church’s fast track to sainthood called “martyrdom.”

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Christianity declining 50% faster than thought in Britain

by John Bingham
May 19, 2013

Print: The Telegraph

Christianity could be facing a catastrophic collapse in Britain according to official figures.

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Crowd Led by Priests Attack Gay Rights Marchers in Georgia

by Andrew Roth
May 19, 2013

Print: The New York Times

A throng of thousands led by priests in black robes surged through police cordons in Tbilisi and attacked a group of about 50 gay rights demonstrators.

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Science and Religion Can’t Be Reconciled

by Sean Carroll
May 11, 2013

Print: Slate

Why Sean Carroll won’t take money from the Templeton Foundation.

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The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war

by Katherine Stewart
May 11, 2013

Print: The Guardian

The Christian home school subculture isn’t a children-first movement. Some former students are bravely speaking out.

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After Boston, Little Change in Views of Islam and Violence

Pew Research Center
May 11, 2013

Print: Pew Research Center

The public’s views of Islam have changed little in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Atheists: Let Your Conscience Be Your God

by Herb Silverman
May 11, 2013

Print: The Washington Post

Whether religious or secular, our universal goal should be to treat all our fellow human beings with respect and dignity.

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Is Richard Dawkins Really The World’s Leading Intellectual?

By Rabbi David Wolpe
May 11, 2013

Print: The Huffington Post

Rabbi David Wolpe believes that Richard Dawkins is unfit to be called one of the world’s leading intellectuals.

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An Atheist Muslim’s Perspective on the ‘Root Causes’ of Islamist Jihadism

by Ali A. Rizvi
May 5, 2013

Print: The Huffington Post

For the fast-growing secularist/humanist movement, criticism of religion isn’t a demonstration of bigotry but a struggle against it.

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Congressional Support For National Day of Reason

by Brian Magee
May 2, 2013

Print: National Day of Reason

Two members of Congress are offering encouragement to those taking part in National Day of Reason events on May 2.

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U.S. Muslims More Moderate Than Muslims Worldwide, Poll Finds

by Omar Sacirbey
May 2, 2013

Print: The Huffington Post

Muslims in America are much less inclined to support suicide bombing than other Muslims abroad.

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