Religious accessories bans are wrong: Proselytizing by accessories

We don’t allow people to wear advertisements to work, and most of the time we don’t even allow them to wear statements of political affiliation. So why do we allow people to wear statements of religious affiliation? It’s a conspiracy! Religion gets special privileges and exemptions! It’s unfair!

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Ask Rob 1 – Non-Holy Writ, or Secular Lit: Lighting the Fire of Freethought

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about freethinking literature. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s start with some general historical context for this series, what were some of the earliest sources of freethinking writing in … Continue reading

Interview with Administrator of “Ex-Muslims of India”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Here we talk with the Administrator of “Ex-Muslims of India.” Scott Douglas Jacobsen: For those leaving Islam in India, what are the main difficulties for them? Administrator, “Ex-Muslims of India”: Well, to be honest, the main difficulties be it Muslims in India or Muslims elsewhere is the … Continue reading

Interview with Shannon Hardy – Founder, Abortion Support Services Atlantic (Halifax, N.S.)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shannon Hardy is the Founder of the Abortion Support Services Atlantic (Halifax, Nova Scotia). Here we talk about her life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Were early experiences from family or personal life influential on the decision to become professionally involved in the provision of abortion … Continue reading

Religious accessories bans are wrong: The secularism lie

[A photo of a woman in a hijab, with a red “no” slash overtop]

The most popular argument for religious accessories bans – for many, the only argument for religious accessories bans – is that they are in some way related to secularism. They’re not. In fact, quite the opposite.

Interview with George Martin – Spokesperson, Anonymous for the Voiceless

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen George Martin is a Spokesperson for Anonymous for the Voiceless. Here we talk about Anonymous for the Voiceless. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Although, the organization is an anonymous-oriented one. I will still ask if you’re willing. What was family and personal background? What is the story there?George Martin: … Continue reading

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