Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 7-Jan-2017 to 13-Jan-2017.
move Talking about making a fuss, those crazy boys at Goldsmiths have been at it again.
Another major public opinion research group released another major report last week (the first being the Angus Reid Institute’s report on Faith in Canada). This time it was the Pew Research Center, but their report is not another survey. They collected demographic data from 2,500 censuses and large-scale surveys from … Continue reading
Here’s a copy of a statement from the family of Raif Badawi, currently in prison in Saudi Arabia: We have received information from reliable sources that there are attempts within the Penal Court to retry Raif Badawi on apostasy charges again. Apostasy charge is punishable under Saudi law with the … Continue reading
Kate Kelly, a human rights attorney and the founder of Ordain Women, a group that advocates for the ordination of women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was tried in absentia by an all male panel and found guilty of apostasy for attempting to persuade members of … Continue reading
It seems a photo caused quite a stir on the internet recently. Was it a drawing of the prophet Mohammed? That seems absurd enough for people to get riled up over. No? Was it images of holy books being defamed? No? What then? It was this picture. The picture of … Continue reading