Atheist Activist Zara Kay Was Charged with Blasphemy
The Tanzanian government needs to release her immediately.
A judge has ordered the Church of Scientology to mediate civil claims brought against That ’70s Show actor Danny Masterson for “stalking and intimidating” the women who accused him of rape. Four of the five women that brought suits against Masterson are Scientologists, hence the absurd arbitration hand-off to the church.
Just saying: When God unleashed a mighty flood in the Bible, it was a genocide.
Atheist activist and ex-Muslin Zara Kay, who founded the group Faithless Hijabi and helps women leave the faith, has been arrested in Tanzania on blasphemy charges. She’s currently on bail, but had her Australian passport revoked to prevent her from leaving Tanzania. This isn’t over yet.
Christian nationalist ideology isn’t just repressive and annoying; it’s literally killing us.
Rep. Jamie Raskin, the co-founder of the Congressional Freethought Caucus, lost his son over the weekend. Here’s the family’s eulogy to him. It’s beautiful and heartbreaking all at once.
The Cowboy Church Of Corsicana in Texas came up with two lists: companies that support LGBTQ rights and BLM… and companies that support “Christian values.” Now have fun looking through the first list and spotting the things there’s no way a Texas Christian would live without.
Right-wing radio host E.W. Jackson wants Georgians to vote against “demonically possessed” Democratic candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the Senate runoff election, because if not, “we will be cursing our nation.”
The Pew Research Center has released a survey on the religious affiliations of the 117th Congress and we’re pleasantly surprised by how many people didn’t specify their faith at all. That said, there’s only one Unaffiliated member, and one non-religious “Other”… but you can’t have a flood without the first few raindrops, right?
Nebraska preacher Hank Kunneman, who prophesied Trump and his allies would win at least three more terms, is lashing out at Senator Ben Sasse for not supporting the upcoming attempt to overturn the election.
Finally, look at this picture. Just look at it. How many problems do you see in it?
We’ll start you off:
1) The biggest threats to Christianity apparently involve LGBTQ people *existing* or wanting equal rights.
2) It ignores how racism has often been perpetuated by Bible-believers.
3) It fails to answer how God allowed these people to float away.
4) It suggests Christians are afraid of bathrooms.
5) It repeats itself. (Abortion/Infanticide, Transgender/LGBTQ)
6) WHAT IS THAT ANCHOR ATTACHED TO?