AFT Denounces Polish Government’s Plans to Ban Completely All Abortions

Atheist Freethinkers press release makes very clear its disgust with the Polish government’s plans to ban all abortions: AFT Denounces the Polish Government’s Plans to Ban Completely All Abortions Montreal, 15th April 2016 — Atheist Freethinkers (AFT), an association which promotes secularism and supports the rights of atheists, denounces the … Continue reading

“A Humanist Reflection on #Elxn42”

Ian Bushfield, Executive Director for the BC Humanist Association, has listed his expectations from Justin Trudeau and the federal Liberal government: “From what he promised during the campaign, there are lots of policies that I’ll be looking for Trudeau to follow through on, including: ♦ Action to legalize physician assisted … Continue reading

Anne Nicol Gaylor (1926 –2015)

Hemant Mehta’s post on Anne Nicol Gaylor, abortion rights activist, and the main founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, who died on June 14, ends with this tribute, Think of the world we’d live in if more of us followed her lead. Metha’s words echo George Eliot’s tribute to … Continue reading

Protest and Counter-Protest

Thursday’s March for Life rally on Parliament Hill attracted anywhere from 8,000 to 25,000 people. As the name of the rally suggests, most of the people were marching “for life” and Jesus.  However, Secular Ontario and the Humanist Association of Ottawa attended the rally to draw attention to the waste … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 March for life counter protest

Every year the religious come to Parliament Hill hear speeches, cheer on supporters, and then march to protest our abortion law. In previous years we have discovered the Roman Catholic church in Ontario have bused in thousands of students from their separate school system to help bolster the numbers. There have … Continue reading

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