Fighting faith based addiction recovery in BC

Alcoholics Anonymous and 12 Step Programs are religious. It shouldn’t be controversial to say as multiple US court rulings have concluded as much but following my new article in The Tyee calling for more secular recovery options, I’ve seen a series of comments saying we atheists should just get over all this … Continue reading

Activism for Noura Hussein Hammad

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen A 19-year-old, Noura Hussein Hammad, from Sudan has been sentenced to death for the killing of a man. Hammad killed the man in self-defense while being raped. The context is a forced marriage while a child/teenager and so forced child marriage, marital rape while being held … Continue reading

Sodfa Daaji on the Urgent Case of Noura Hussein Hammad

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Sodfa Daaji is the Chairwoman of the Gender Equality Committee and the North Africa Coordinator for the Afrika Youth Movement. Here we talk about Noura Hussein Hammad’s urgent case. The hashtag: #JusticeForNoura. Daaji’s email if you would like to sign: daajisodfa.pr@gmail.com. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the baseline description of Hammad’s … Continue reading

Free Hearts, Free Minds GoFundMe

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen A new organization has been founded by the Canadian former or ex-Muslim Yasmine Mohammed. Mohammed is an ex-Muslim activist, author, instructor, and podcaster. She wrote From Al Qaeda to Atheism. In early life, Mohammed was beaten because of a failure to memorize the Quran at times. Then she … Continue reading

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