Canadian women are in danger of being denied easy access to abortion: The Morgentaler abortion clinic in Fredericton will close at the end of July following a 20-year fight with the New Brunswick government over funding. This is particularly significant because New Brunswick’s Department of Health has always refused to cover … Continue reading
Next week, a case will be heard before the US Supreme Court concerning the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employer insurance plans cover contraception. The US Supreme Court will have to decide if Freedom of Religion applies to corporations (which oddly are now considered “people” in the US) and if … Continue reading
This gem popped up in my Facebook feed today. Like many internet memes, I have no idea of its origins but I hope it’s not indicative of what people really think about atheists (i.e.: atheist = sociopath). But just in case, I thought I’d go through this meme’s assertions sentence … Continue reading
I couldn’t help but comment on a photo that Dave FM posted (Click on the link to go to the Facebook page where you’ll see the pictures I reference in this post). Dave FM is a local radio station in Ontario, Canada. The photo in question is this picture on which Dave … Continue reading
Zach Weiner, who creates the SMBC (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) cartoons is an atheist and many of his creations tend to have an atheistic slant. This amusing rendition of an existence guide reflects the anti-religion stance of many of his works and to my delight lists existentialism in the happy column.
Ah… the slippery slope. That wonderful fear generator that people so often use to preserve the status quo. If we do x… what about y or z? If we allow people to legally kill themselves… people might actually chose to do it. Oh no. And what if they do so… … Continue reading
The Christians will tell you we are fallen from perfection. And it was the knowledge of good and evil that made us fall into a state of sin. Now, if you ask your average atheist, can you be good without god, s/he/it will probably say “of course I can, I … Continue reading