Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 17-Sep-2016 to 23-Sep-2016.
I’ve been wanting to set up recurring updates about topics of interest to Canadian atheists for years now. I was quite enthused when Secular Lynx started doing it a year or so back. But Secular Lynx seems to have died, so I thought it was finally time to step up.
Atheist Freethinkers Press Release AFT Urges Our Politicians to Adopt a Real, Effective Policy to Fight Islamist Terrorism Montreal, 28th March 2018 – Atheist Freethinkers (LPA-AFT), an association which promotes secularism and supports the rights of atheists, denounces the confused and spineless language used by some of our politicians in … Continue reading
It seems there is some controversy about the hashtag #StopIslam. According to The Washington Post, In the aftermath of Tuesday morning’s attacks in Belgium, Twitter lit up with a hashtag that deviated from the usual post-tragedy solidarity script: #StopIslam trended worldwide, just below #Brussels and #PrayforBelgium. As disturbing as this hashtag might appear, however, … Continue reading
After the recent Islamic State (also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh) attacks in Paris, France’s atheist President François Hollande was quick to vow to destroy the jihadist caliphate (full French transcript here) by forming “une grande et unique coalition”. France also launched heavy air strikes on Raqqa, the capital … Continue reading