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American Atheists 'Myth' Billboard In Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood Rejected By Building Owner

American Atheists 'Myth' Billboard In Jewish Brooklyn Neighborhood Rejected By Building Owner | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
An atheist group has been blocked from erecting a billboard in a heavily Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.
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Atheist group targets Muslims, Jews with ‘myth’ billboards in Arabic and Hebrew - RichardDawkins.net

Atheist group targets Muslims, Jews with ‘myth’ billboards in Arabic and Hebrew - RichardDawkins.net | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

The billboard wars between atheists and believers have raged for years now, especially around New York City, and a national atheist group is poised to take the battle a step further with billboards in Muslim and Jewish enclaves bearing messages in Arabic and Hebrew.

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Ultra-Orthodox ‘Torah Declaration’ Calls For Ex-Gay Therapy For All Who ‘Struggle’ With Homosexuality

Ultra-Orthodox ‘Torah Declaration’ Calls For Ex-Gay Therapy For All Who ‘Struggle’ With Homosexuality | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

A group of ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders have secretly passed around a “Torah Declaration” on “The Torah Stance on Homosexuality.” It rebukes homosexuality as being “not an acceptable lifestyle or a genuine identity” and assumes that gays are by definition “unable to find happiness in a loving relationship.” To abide by the Torah, the Declaration stridently demands ex-gay therapy, including of teenagers, to repair “childhood emotional wounds”:

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Posthumous baptism: Was it wrong for Mormons to baptize Daniel Pearl?

Posthumous baptism: Was it wrong for Mormons to baptize Daniel Pearl? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Family members of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and beheaded by terrorists while on assignment in Pakistan in 2002, were disturbed to learn this week that he had been posthumously baptized by Mormons at a temple...
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Lechery, Immodesty and the Talmud: Ultra-Orthodox Jews and the Modesty Fight

Lechery, Immodesty and the Talmud: Ultra-Orthodox Jews and the Modesty Fight | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Jewish law holds men responsible for controlling their licentious thoughts about women.
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Taxpayer Funded ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ Tell Jewish Woman To Convert To Christianity Or Go To Hell

Taxpayer Funded ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ Tell Jewish Woman To Convert To Christianity Or Go To Hell | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
As ThinkProgress has reported, so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” that claim to help women in need are actually established by anti-abortion activists with the sole objective of shaming women out of having abortions.
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