In April 2016, Saskatchewan enjoyed its first SHAFT conference, the Shift to Reason Conference.
Image Credit: Wikipedia. Scott Douglas Jacobsen Serious activist efforts can change the landscape of an entire province, even a country. Some are symbolic, but I do not see even these as minor either. One particular petition of note is the e-petition by Doug Thomas, President of the Secular Connexion Séculière, … Continue reading
A very cool bit of news got drowned in the kerfuffle over Québec’s Bill 62 last week. The BC Humanist Association has created a petition to include “nonreligious” in the province’s list of protected classes.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen Doug Thomas of Secular Connexion Séculière, who I have talked with before, has done something, which I have talked with some others in the irreligious community in Canada before about:
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the state of irreligion in Ireland now? Kareem Muhssin: Well, the influence of the Catholic Church has waned rapidly in recent decades. Lifting the ban on contraception in 1980, legalising divorce in 1996 (despite Mother Teresa’s best efforts), legislating for same-sex marriage in 2015 – … Continue reading