Wonderful news coming out of Ottawa this week! Remember the petition against the blasphemy law we were asking everyone to sign? We got a response!
I’ve already talked about what’s planned for Canadian Atheist in 2017. But now I want to widen the scope, and talk strategy for 2017 in general.
Here is the updated list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding: Do you support the right to freedom from religion as well as the right to freedom of religion? Do you support secular governance, i.e. separation between religion and state? Do you support removing the phrase … Continue reading
The Canadian federal election is tentatively scheduled for October 19, 2015, and at least one candidate is setting up her campaign headquarters, so this is a good time to start making a list of questions to ask the federal candidates in your riding. Here is a partial list: Do you … Continue reading
Canadian Atheist readers will know that Centre For Inquiry Canada and a host of other organizations from around the world have created the International Coalition Against Blasphemy Laws (ICABL). As a result of this coalition, I receive letters and information regarding blasphemy laws from around the globe. This week, I received … Continue reading
Today, Atheist Freethinkers published a press release explaining why the media should publish the controversial Charlie Hebdo cartoons: For immediate release News Media Have a Duty to Publish Controversial Cartoons Montreal, February 24th 2015 — Atheist Freethinkers (LPA-AFT), an association which promotes secularism and supports the rights of atheists, denounces … Continue reading