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Justices Recognize ‘Ministerial Exception’ to Job Bias Laws

Justices Recognize ‘Ministerial Exception’ to Job Bias Laws | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court found a “ministerial exception” to job discrimination laws, saying religious groups must be free to choose leaders without government interference.
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LIND Billboard Company Discriminates Against Atheists?

LIND Billboard Company Discriminates Against Atheists? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

According to the LIND Billboard Company, if you're an atheist group and want to put up a billboard saying "There Is No God - Don't Believe Everything You Hear," that would be "inflammatory" as well "obscene, offensive, and/or not in the best interests of the community." Say what?

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2 Shocking Attacks on Atheism -- And How Atheists Fought Back | AlterNet

2 Shocking Attacks on Atheism -- And How Atheists Fought Back | AlterNet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In the last few years atheists have become seriously organized, mobilized, visible, vocal and unapologetic about their atheism.
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Secular Coalition for America submits statement to Congress on religious liberty in the U.S.

The Secular Coalition for America Wednesday submitted comments to the House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Constitution regarding the State of Religious Liberty in the United States.


The comments focus on several key areas, including Religion in Public Schools, Faith Based Initiatives, Religion in Medical Treatment, Anti-Discrimination Laws and Freedom from Government Religious Tests.

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Anti-Gay Legal Guns For Hire: How The Right Uses ‘Religious Liberty’ To Fight Discrimination Suits

Anti-Gay Legal Guns For Hire: How The Right Uses ‘Religious Liberty’ To Fight Discrimination Suits | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Phyllis Young, the owner of the Aloha Bed And Breakfast in Oahu, Hawaii says that being gay is “detestable” and “defiles our land.” That’s why she denied a lesbian couple a reservation in 2007, and that is why the couple filed a discrimination suit against her in December.

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Atheists protest holiday exclusion with Human Tree of Knowledge

Atheists protest holiday exclusion with Human Tree of Knowledge | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

On Saturday December 3rd, 2011 the Freethought Society assembled at the Chester County Courthouse in West Chester, Pennsylvania to protest the exclusion of the atheist group’s Tree of Knowledge winter display for the second year in a row.

 

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Victory by Adversarial Overreaction | Daylight Atheism | Big Think

Victory by Adversarial Overreaction | Daylight Atheism | Big Think | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

You may have heard that another atheist billboard campaign has been censored, this time in Ohio. The Mid-Ohio Atheists had spent several weeks coordinating with the billboard company, planning locations and designing graphics, with no hint of a problem. Then, just days before the first billboards were to go up, they received an unexpected e-mail from the company's senior managers canceling their contract.

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