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Memphis TV Reporter Shocked Over Atheist Convention

Posted by Mr DoctorE on October 1, 2014

MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC) – An atheist convention at the Peabody Hotel Easter weekend is raising eyebrows and stirring up emotions for some people in the Mid-South.

The American Atheist National Convention will be held at the hotel April 2 – 5, 2015. Thousands of people are expected to attend.

“I don’t think it’s right,” says Dax Poparwski.

The conference will feature a variety of speakers, along with a speaker from The Satanic Temple.

American Atheist say they fight for the civil liberties of atheists, and conventions like this one help to build community among those who do not believe
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Stephen Hawking Says He Is An Atheist

Posted by Mr DoctorE on October 1, 2014

The renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has labeled himself as an atheist, clearly stating that he doesn’t believe God exists at all. Hawking reportedly made the announcement in an interview at the start of the Starmus Festival taking place at Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

The renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has labeled himself as an atheist, clearly stating that he doesn’t believe God exists at all.

This calls for MC Hawking :)

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Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski Stored Over 100,000 Child Porn Videos

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 28, 2014


A former Vatican archbishop accused of paedophilia stored tens of thousands of child porn videos and photos on a computer in his office at the Holy See diplomatic compound in the Dominican Republic, it has emerged.

Details of Jozef Wesolowski’s massive child porn stash have been revealed after the 66-year-old was arrested at the Vatican earlier this week.

He is the highest-ranking Vatican official ever to be investigated for sex abuse, and the first top papal representative to receive a defrocking sentence. He has been charged with sexually abusing minors and child porn possession and might face up to seven years in the Vatican’s tiny jail.

Vatican detectives analysed the PC Wesolowski used in his office in Santo Domingo, where he served as Holy See envoy from 2008 to 2012 as part of an investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of underage boys.

The probe reportedly revealed a collection of horrors. The Polish native held more than 100,000 sexually-explicit files, Il Corriere della Sera newspaper reported.

Some 160 videos showing teenage boys forced to perform sexual acts on themselves and on adults and more than 86,000 pornographic photos were meticulously archived in several category-based folders, the paper said.
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Christian Wife Swappers Preach The Word Of God Through Swinging

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 27, 2014

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FAITH IN REASON with Richard Dawkins

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 25, 2014

Religion and politics have always been an explosive mix, perhaps never more so than in the case of ISIS. But is the brutality that we’ve seen a result of violent ideology or a reflection of the darker side of human nature? Oksana is joined by Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and author, to reason on these issues

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Atheists hold protest at Rowlett City Council meeting

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 17, 2014

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Police to lift lid on murky world of bogus faith healers who promise cures for huge sums of money

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 15, 2014

… all faith healers are bogus!

godscamPolice hope to lift the lid on the murky world of ‘faith healers’ who promise cures for everything from cancer to marriage breakdown – for huge sums of money.

A team of officers has been put together to investigate the scale of the fraud in the city for the first time.

The Leicester Mercury is aware of a number of cases of people handing over tens of thousands of pounds to criminals who then say meaningless prayers or perform rituals for them.

An unknown number of tricksters are operating in the city, advertising in foreign language newspapers or by putting business cards through letterboxes or leaving the on car windscreens.

Many claim to be able to use prayer to lift curses, heal broken marriages and solve financial problems.

Others say they can cure illnesses including cancer and HIV.

Inspector Ben Gillard, commander of Leicester’s Spinney Hill Park police station, said the team needed the community’s help to trace the perpetrators.

Insp Gillard said: “People are being exploited and handing over large sums of money to these people.

“We want to work with the faith community leaders and other people in the community because this is not solely a police issue.
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‘Don’t Say the Pledge’ campaign takes aim at ‘under god’

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 10, 2014


The American Humanist Association on Monday launched a national campaign encouraging Americans to “sit out” the Pledge of Allegiance until the words “under God” are removed from it.

Dubbed “Don’t Say the Pledge,” the campaign encourages people, regardless of their beliefs, to sit down during the Pledge and “make a statement for true inclusiveness.”

“We want everyone to know that the current wording of the Pledge discriminates against atheists and others who are good without a god, and we want them to stand up for fairness by sitting down until the Pledge is restored to its original, unifying form,” said association Executive Director Roy Speckhardt.

The campaign comes after a survey conducted by the organization found that 34 percent of Americans said they would like “under God” removed after being told it wasn’t part of the original text.

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Atheist US Air Force sergeant to take military to court over requirement to take oath with ‘so help me God’

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 10, 2014


undergawdThe US Air Force has told a sergeant he will have to leave the military unless he agrees to take an oath with the phrase “so help me God”.

The atheist airman was last month denied his request to re-enlist because of his refusal to swear to God.

His lawyer, Monica Miller from the American Humanist Association, said he was now poised to take the military to court.

“We have not received word from the Air Force regarding our letter,” she said.

“It has not indicated a willingness to settle out of court.”

With the deadline for re-enlisting expiring in November, the technical sergeant at Creech Air Force base in Nevada, whose name has not been released, will be forced to sue the government in a federal court, Ms Miller said.

In the past, an airman could opt for an alternative phrase and omit the words “so help me God,” but the US Air Force changed its policy in October 2013.

The other branches of the American military do not require the reference to God and make the phrase optional.

“This is the only branch to my knowledge that’s actually requiring everyone in all instances to use the religious language,” Ms Miller said.

She said the requirement violated the US Constitution, which bars religious tests to hold office or other positions.
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Oklahoma woman claims spaghetti strainer as religious headwear in license picture

Posted by Mr DoctorE on September 7, 2014

ENID, Okla. – It may sound like a joke but an Enid woman says her Oklahoma driver’s license features a unique symbol of her religious freedom.

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