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Why Are This Many Atheist Scientists Taking Their Children to Church? | Friendly Atheist

Why Are This Many Atheist Scientists Taking Their Children to Church? | Friendly Atheist | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

We know some atheists participate in religious communities for a variety of reasons, but what about atheist scientists? How many of them participate in religious communities?

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'Honour' crimes against women in UK rising rapidly, figures show

'Honour' crimes against women in UK rising rapidly, figures show | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Statistics from police forces detailing numbers of crimes planned and carried out by families or communities reveals 47% rise...
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Forest Home man thankful for blessings | The Greenville Advocate

In The Greenville Advocate issue dated November 19, Allen Stephenson ended his column by asking the question, “Whom does an atheist thank at Thanksgiving?” I begin my answer by thanking him for his interest in the views of a nonbeliever.

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Christmas in America: Atheists, the Christian Right, and Christmas Traditions

Christmas in America: Atheists, the Christian Right, and Christmas Traditions | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Perhaps the mid-winter holiday season centered around Christmas should be a time of festivities, but in America many other things intrude as well.
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Eddie Long’s wife withdraws divorce petition

Eddie Long’s wife withdraws divorce petition | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
The wife of Bishop Eddie Long, a Georgia megachurch pastor who was accused of sexual misconduct by four young men, has reconsidered her plans to divorce him.
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Rape Victim’s Release From Jail Highlights Struggle For Women In Afghanistan

Rape Victim’s Release From Jail Highlights Struggle For Women In Afghanistan | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Yesterday, the Afghan government announced the release of a woman serving a 12-year jail sentence for adultery after reporting that her cousin had raped her. Freedom comes with a price — the pardon came only after the woman agreed to marry her attacker.

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Rep. Hartzler: ‘Christianity Is The Main Religion’

Rep. Hartzler: ‘Christianity Is The Main Religion’ | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
In just her first year in office, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) has proven to be one of the most socially conservative members of Congress, and today she demonstrated just how intolerant she is of people who do not share her beliefs.
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Gingrich Adopts A More Anti-Choice Stance, Says Life Begins At Implantation

Gingrich Adopts A More Anti-Choice Stance, Says Life Begins At Implantation | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
As Newt Gingrich surges to the head of the GOP presidential field, he is running headlong into some of his former positions.
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Christian Radio Show: Educating Children About the Contributions of LGBT Americans Amounts to ‘Mental Molestation’ | Friendly Atheist

Christian Radio Show: Educating Children About the Contributions of LGBT Americans Amounts to ‘Mental Molestation’ | Friendly Atheist | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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Cain Launches ‘Women For Cain’ Website Where Supporters Attack His Accusers As ‘Jealous,’ ‘Husbandless’

Cain Launches ‘Women For Cain’ Website Where Supporters Attack His Accusers As ‘Jealous,’ ‘Husbandless’ | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
As allegations of sexual harassment and adultery continue to bog down GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, his campaign is trying to resuscitate his candidacy by launching a new site “Women For Cain.” Chaired by Cain’s wife Gloria, the initiative...
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Egyptian Islamists put sharia law on agenda after election gains

Egyptian Islamists put sharia law on agenda after election gains | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Radical Salafists take majority of seats in Egypt's first parliamentary elections since the ousting of Hosni Mubarak...
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38% in America Say Disasters are Signs from God (PRRI/RNS 2011)

38% in America Say Disasters are Signs from God (PRRI/RNS 2011) | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Belief that God communicates to people through signs in natural events is popular in American Christianity, but only a minority seem to really accept it.
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Why inbreeding really isn't as bad as you think it is

Why inbreeding really isn't as bad as you think it is | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Inbreeding is where cousins and other close relatives have children together. Most cultures have strong taboos against it, primarily because of the increased risk of birth defects.
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"Thank you, Jewish people!" -- The Chinese Restaurant Association

"Thank you, Jewish people!" -- The Chinese Restaurant Association | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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Oh no, the War on Hanukkah has started ... Israel pulls ads wooing expats after Jewish criticism – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs

Oh no, the War on Hanukkah has started ... Israel pulls ads wooing expats after Jewish criticism – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

The ad shows a young girl on her mother’s lap, video-chatting with her grandparents, who live in Israel and who are pictured with four candles burning brightly on a menorah behind them.

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You Don’t Have To Go Down in My Basement! | Friendly Atheist

It’s always a treat to listen to former preacher Dan Barker talk about his religious past and this excerpt from his recent Skepticon IV talk shows you why. In it, he explains Christianity in a nutshell.

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Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Pressured Gay Treasurer to Resign

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship Pressured Gay Treasurer to Resign | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
              Sophomore history and French major Steven Jackson resigned last month from his post as treasurer of the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship after feeling pressured to do so because he is gay, he told The Spectrum.
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Georgia Refuses To Reunite Children With Family Because Parents Are Undocumented

Georgia Refuses To Reunite Children With Family Because Parents Are Undocumented | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
A custody fight in Georgia is illustrating the biases of a foster care system that some say routinely subverts the parental rights of undocumented and non-English speaking mothers and fathers: Ovidio and Domitina Mendez’s lost their five children ...
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Gingrich Chastises ‘Lazy’ Poor Children (VIDEO)

Gingrich Chastises ‘Lazy’ Poor Children (VIDEO) | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Last month, Newt Gingrich advocated putting our children to work as school janitors.
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The Touching Story Of A Gay Marine And His Male Date At The Marine Corps Birthday Ball

The Touching Story Of A Gay Marine And His Male Date At The Marine Corps Birthday Ball | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
A gay Marine who has had to live under the stress of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell describes the new pressures of serving in the aftermath of repeal and the experience of bringing his male date to the annual Corps Birthday Ball.
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Is Child Sexual Abuse on the Rise?: Scientific American

Is Child Sexual Abuse on the Rise?: Scientific American | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
According to the nation's top experts, children are actually safer from physical and sexual abuse than they have been for decades...
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Creationism in job discrimination case | NCSE

Creationism in job discrimination case | NCSE | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

"A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has opted to let a jury decide whether NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory discriminated against a former employee who claims he was fired for discussing intelligent design," according to the Pasadena Star-News.

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Jesus Returns.

Jesus Returns. | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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