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Richard Dawkins’ favourite poster

Soviet poster from 1965.

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Josh Horn: One of many Atheist converts to Christianity (and the persecution that inevitably followed)

From Atheism to Catechism by Leah LeMoine Averroes Paracha, another former president of the Secular Free Thought Society and a close friend of Horn’s during his atheist days, recalls the group’s collective shock when they heard the news. “There were a … Continue reading

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A long essay worth reading: Michael Ruse on the intolerance, hero-worship, and self-righteousness of New Atheists

Curb your enthusiasm: High priests, holy writ and excommunications — how did Humanism end up acting like a religion? The New Atheists believe that science replaces the claims about the world that religion makes — and therefore makes religion redundant. … Continue reading

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Canada human rights watch: Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast on Canadian ‘human rights tribunals’

‘You are summoned to a tribunal where you cannot have a defense lawyer and you cannot record the proceedings nor have a witness present.  The people judging and prosecuting you have no legal qualifications.  The accusation is ambiguous, having to … Continue reading

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Historian Philip Jenkins tells a perceptive parable about militant secularist Britain today

As an ancient Christian minority in a mainly Muslim society, Coptic Christians have often been persecuted and marginalized. Even so, Coptic believer Nadia Eweida was startled at the blatant discrimination she encountered in her job at the national airline. While … Continue reading

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Who are the real bigots? Christian couple have suffered two-year campaign of death threats and abuse

Who are the real bigots?  British Christian couple reveal how they have suffered a two-year campaign of death threats and abuse for refusing to let two gay men share a room in their Bed & Breakfast

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Canada human rights watch: Canadian thought-police at it again — supported by the ‘neutral’ Canadian press!

Canadian school’s thought police vs. concerned father Also: Christian dad fighting for parental rights smeared in local press by Thaddeus Baklinski

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Four courageous British Christians take their battle for religious freedom to European human rights judges

‘Why I will fight to bear my Cross’: Four courageous British Christians take their battle for religious freedom to human rights judges The four Christians who have been discriminated against In a landmark case at the European Court of Human … Continue reading

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Ridiculous angry atheist sues government, claims Lord’s Prayer causes him “anguish” and “loss of enjoyment of life”

Ontario man suing county for $5,000 in damages over Lord’s Prayer at meetings Claiming the recitation of the Lord’s Prayer causes him anguish and feelings of exclusion, a man in rural Ontario is suing his local government to get politicians to … Continue reading

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Gloucester City Council forced to issue apology to Christians banned from handing out leaflets at Bible day celebration

Christians banned by council from handing out leaflets at Bible day celebration win apology A group of Christians banned by a council from handing out leaflets containing passages from the Bible has won an apology.  Gloucester City Council admitted it … Continue reading

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Totalitarian Brighton and Hove Green Party comes down hard on Christian dissenter

Green council accused of ‘vilifying’ Christian over gay marriage stance: Britain’s only Green Party council has been accused of “violent prejudice” against Christians as it considers expelling a member who spoke out against same-sex marriage Christina Summers, a member of … Continue reading

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Secularist Inquisition of sociologist who dared to go where the empirical evidence leads

An Academic Auto-da-Fé: A sociologist whose data find fault with same-sex relationships is savaged by the progressive orthodoxy writes Christian Smith Whoever said inquisitions and witch hunts were things of the past?  A big one is going on now.  The … Continue reading

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Young Christian newlyweds who peacefully oppose gay marriage are bombarded with vile, threatening hate mail

A newlywed couple have being bombarded with internet hate mail after posing on the steps of 10 Downing Street to hand in a 550,000-signature petition against gay marriage Rhys and Esther Curnow, from Newcastle, received scores of messages after opponents of … Continue reading

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Christian GP Dr. Richard Scott now fighting to keep his job

Christian GP had prayed to God for a challenge: Dr. Richard Scott was given a warning by the General Medical Council after he told a suicidal patient that Christianity may offer help and he is now fighting to keep his job From … Continue reading

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Do combox Atheists exist in the real world?

Do combox Atheists exist in the real world outside of blog comboxes?  Surely not, I hear you say.  No-one could be that vile, ignorant and intentionally obtuse in everyday life.  But, alas, you’re wrong: A Combox Atheist In The Real World … Continue reading

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Britain’s crazy Public Order Act: used and abused to stifle and suppress Christians’ freedom of speech

Freedom of speech is back on the agenda Section five of the Public Order Act 1986 removed the requirement for an intention to cause a breach of the peace.  Instead, abusive or insulting behaviour was to be penalised if it was within the … Continue reading

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Britain’s secularist Thought Police are at it again: investigating blogger for posting images of married couples

Here’s the “offensive” image that has caused a British government agency to launch a “formal investigation”: Details here.

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Only in militant secularist Canada is wearing a t-shirt promoting Jesus deemed “hate speech”

Suspended Nova Scotia student defiantly wears T-shirt with pro-Jesus message For the past six months, a yellow T-shirt with the slogan “Life is Wasted Without Jesus” has been just another shirt in William Swinimer’s wardrobe. Lately, the 19-year-old Nova Scotian … Continue reading

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Canada human rights watch: Militant secularist group demands government ban on Christian exorcisms

Ban exorcisms, demands Ontario atheist group Of course, the incident that triggered the atheists’ outburst wasn’t even an exorcism: While there was no formal exorcism ritual performed, the priest blessed the man, saying he belonged to the good side, to … Continue reading

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The atheist legacy of hate: Chinese communist soldier smashes religious objects, including a crucifix, 1967

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The secular world has a Christian foundation, notes Chris Berg

Worth a few minutes of your reading time: Secular world has a Christian foundation The modern world is shaped by 3000 years of philosophical evolution.  And for half that time the dominant moral philosophy in the Western world has been a Christian … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury, on the pre-Christian mentality in the U.K. today

‘Today we are becoming increasingly aware that there are those in leading positions within our society who wish to see history somehow reversed, who wish the very light which Christianity brought to these islands would recede.  This is often done … Continue reading

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Quote of the day: Lord George Carey on the anti-Christian animus in Britain today

‘In a country where Christians can be sacked for manifesting their faith, are vilified by State bodies, are in fear of reprisal or even arrest for expressing their views on sexual ethics, something is very wrong.  It affects the moral and ethical … Continue reading

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The unreasonable irrationality of Richard Dawkins’ “Reason Rally” – by a non-religious secularist

The Un“reason”able, Irrational Aspect of Richard Dawkins’ Reason Rally – Writes A Secularist March 24th, in Washington D.C. there will be held a Reason Rally.  The point of the rally, however, has not so much to do with reason, but rather … Continue reading

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Melvyn Bragg attacks Richard Dawkins’ atheist fundamentalism

Melvyn Bragg attacks Richard Dawkins’ ‘atheist fundamentalism’ Melvyn Bragg, the broadcaster, has launched a withering attack on Richard Dawkins, accusing him of “ignorance” and of showing “no respect” for religion. “What’s changed recently is the animus and the ignorance that has … Continue reading

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