On International Blasphemy Rights Day, the Center for Inquiry is upgrading its program to help people escape from oppressive countries where their atheism could be a death sentence. A dozen people (and, in some cases, their families) have already been relocated.The program is now called Secular Rescue
and your donations would go a long way to helping even more people whose lives are in danger for daring to criticize religion:
Whenever a religious person has a "challenge" for atheists, it's usually some nonsense with no guidelines that involves having to prove things for which no direct evidence exists.Muslim YouTuber Rahmatullah Nowruz
is no different. He's offering a shiny new iPhone 7 to anyone who can prove that our universe appeared out of nothing
Let's talk about why some atheist conferences fail miserably -- leaving donors, ticket buyers, and speakers out in the cold.
According to Richard Hartian
, a board member for the anti-gay group Illinois Family Action
, the Target boycott must continue!The argument goes like this: Target allows transgender people to use the appropriate bathrooms, so many conservatives argue that opens the door for sexual predators to molest young girls.And Hartian has proof
this is a big problem:
Trying to take attention away from Donald Trump
's belief that climate change is a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese
, Mike Pence finally admitted this week
that "there's no question" human activity influences the climate.