Organ donation and presumed consent

A small but important law changed in France on January 1st. Prior to 2017, deceased persons were assumed to have opted out of organ donation. Now, unless they have registered against it, everyone is presumed to have opted in.

Weekly Update: to

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 31-Dec-2016 to 6-Jan-2017.

Saskatchewan Government: Stop Promoting Christianity

Centre for Inquiry Canada, Christian and non-Christian Saskatchewan residents (and other concerned parties) are petitioning the Saskatchewan Government to end 1.Opening prayer in the legislature. 2. Christmas messages delivered by Premier Brad Wall on behalf of the Saskatchewan Party that identify Christianity as superior to other beliefs and non-belief. Brad Wall’s … Continue reading

Separation of Church & State in Canada II

Diana MacPherson’s  May 2014 post “Separation of Church & State in Canada” continues to be a popular Canadian Atheist post, so it’s time to add to the discussion with an example of a blatant breach of the separation of church and state. On December 23, Centre for Inquiry Canada posted … Continue reading

David Suzuki Will Kiss The Pope Anywhere He (The Pope) Wants

David Suzuki has raised eyebrows, we’re told, by deploying a colourful analogy in the course of a discussion about greenhouse gas emissions. As Maclean’s reports, Suzuki doesn’t have much time for Brad Wall’s view that economic factors such as potential job losses need to be considered when formulating policy in … Continue reading

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