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The Real Debate Isn’t About “Life” But About What We Expect Of Women

This is my idea of what hell looks like. If hearing that troubles you, I have to ask: Why? So, the atheist/skeptic community is in an uproar on the subject of abortion, and since that’s kind of my jam, I figured I should weigh in. The question isn’t whether or…

Satanists test Oklahoma’s religious freedoms by offering monument

The Satanic Temple, a New York City-based religious organization, has offered to donate a monument on behalf of Oklahoma Satanists for display upon the capital grounds. In an email-interview with Hemant Mehta, the Temple’s spokesman, Lucien Greaves, explained why the organization wanted to erect a monument to Satan on the…

Illinois park district rejects donation from ‘Friendly Atheist’ to avoid possible controversy

An Illinois park district has refused a $3,000 donation by an atheist blogger to avoid controversy. The Morton Grove Park District had lost about $2,600 in funding after a local veterans group pulled its donations because an atheist park board member refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Naperville…

‘Friendly Atheist’ offers to help Ohio pastor allegedly beaten by ‘militant atheist’

An atheist blogger is helping to raise money to pay medical bills for an Ohio pastor who was badly injured in an alleged attack by a self-proclaimed “militant atheist.” Hemant Mehta, author of the Friendly Atheist blog and author of two books on atheism, set up a fund that’s so…

Hemant Mehta on rising atheism among millenials: ‘It’s not that Christianity is unpopular, it’s that it’s untrue.’

Dueling young columnists discussed the rise of atheism among millenials Sunday morning on CNN. Rachel Evans, an evangelical blogger, attributed the number of millenials abandoning the church to a loss of connection to the traditional religious values of service and spiritual connection, and not superficial questions of style. “I think…

Atheist blogger Hemant Mehta: I don’t hate God, I just think believers are delusional

Atheists don’t hate God, atheist blogger Hemant Mehta explained Tuesday, they just don’t believe the supposedly divine being actually exists. “But I guess if you lived in a country where all of the representatives, all of the politicians were religious and everywhere you went everyone just assumed you are religious,…

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