The next award in the 2018 Canadian Atheist Awards is “Story of the year”. This award is for the news or cultural story that captured the most interest or had the most impact among Canadian atheists in 2017.
Interview with Waleed Al-Husseini by Scott Douglas Jacobsen. Continue reading
On Thursday, 13 December, 2018, Canada formally repealed its blasphemy law.
We did it! Today, Canada finally repealed its blasphemy law. Well, technically the Senate voted not to insist on amendments it had put to the House of Commons after MPs voted yesterday to reject those amendments. But that’s the parliamentary wrangling you can read on Hansard.
It’s that time of year again! Let’s get our blasphemies on!
Scott Douglas Jacobsen “More than one in five countries has an official state religion, with the majority being Muslim states, and a further 20% of countries have a preferred or favoured religion.