All Blog Posts Tagged 'petition' (6)

14th March 2013: International Day to Defend Apostates and Blasphemers.

Under the Blasphemy Law in more than 30 countries and Apostasy Laws in more than 20, Apostates and Blasphemers rights to express their freedom of opinion, critique and speech is continuously silenced while at the same time threatened with execution or sentencing.



We, the undersigned, highlight 14th March 2013 as an International Day to Defend the victims of Apostasy and Blasphemy. 



The link I've posted below leads to the blogpost of a freethinking Honorary activist and…

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Added by Zohaib Javed on March 12, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Please sign petition defending a free and Secular Middle East and North Africa

Defend a free and Secular Middle East and North Africa.
Manifesto for a Secular Middle East and North Africa.
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Added by Hope on November 20, 2011 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Online Petition Against Religious Indoctrination of Children

The petition reads:



"Children have the right to their own thoughts, including their thoughts on religion. Because of religious hegemony around the world, children are herded into temples, churches, and synagogues without their consent and forced to endure dogma and superstition. The decision to take up a religion or remain free of religion belongs to an adult mind fully aware of the consequences such a decision will have. Usurping the right of a child to remain free of religion until… Continue

Added by Chrys Stevenson on August 2, 2009 at 7:09am — 5 Comments

Petition Against British Creationist Zoo

Our British members may be interested in signing an online petition against a British zoo which is teaching creationism to school children. The petition already has more than 800 signatories. Thanks to Max from Brisbane Atheists Meetup for this info.



Here's the blurb from the petition:



"Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm (NAZF) is a zoo just outside Bristol that markets itself to schools and is heavily focused on child education.



However, instead of teaching well-established… Continue

Added by Chrys Stevenson on June 21, 2009 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Coming out of the woodwork to give Oxfordshire PCT a slap in the face. Please read!

Hey everyone. Sorry I haven't been on recently. I'm still suffering from extreme fatigue, and have to save mental/physical energy in every area of my life. This issue, however, is one that is worth the expenditure.



In brief, a friend of a friend is being treated badly by the Oxfordshire health authorities. She is being refused funding for gender reassignment surgery on the grounds that she apparently doesn't need it enough.



Gender reassignment, in the UK, is mediated… Continue

Added by Cake on March 12, 2009 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Attack on Freedom: Sad Day in the Netherlands



Geert Wilders, a parliament member in the dutch government, is now being prosecuted for speaking out against the fascist ideology of the Koran. It is now illegal to speak negatively about islam which shows how close islam is coming to their goal of world domination. This is particularly scary to me. Islam is a violent, bigoted, damning religion. Islam, I believe, is the most dangerous threat to freedom and the planet. The time to be tolerant is over.



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Added by Adam Johnson on January 26, 2009 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

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