Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 10-Sep-2016 to 16-Sep-2016.
There’s a new twist in the burqini drama in France, as the highest court in the land, the Council of State, rules against the ban.
Quick question, Canadian islamophobes: If I told you that a government was enforcing a dress code for women (and women only) for the sake of “respecting good morals”, because if women wear what they please it might “draw a crowd and disrupt public order”, and thus the government was enacting … Continue reading
Throughout the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) process, no less than five very different approaches to secularism were described. Thus far I’ve described the approaches that were not correct – approaches that were not actually secularism as properly defined. Happily, the final Supreme Court decision got secularism right. So … Continue reading
An article posted on Charle Hebdo and an article posted on Friendly Atheist have forced me to reexamine my conviction that all accommodation of religion is bad. The Charle Hebdo article begins For a week now, experts of all kinds have been trying to understand the reasons for the attacks … Continue reading