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.

Weekly Update: to

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 28-Oct-2017 to 3-Nov-2017.

The 2017 strategy

I’ve already talked about what’s planned for Canadian Atheist in 2017. But now I want to widen the scope, and talk strategy for 2017 in general.

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: Canadian secularism

Throughout the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) process, no less than five very different approaches to secularism were described. Thus far I’ve described the approaches that were not correct – approaches that were not actually secularism as properly defined. Happily, the final Supreme Court decision got secularism right. So … Continue reading

Indi’s MLQ v Saguenay review: The many faces of secularism

One of the fascinating aspects of the Mouvement laïque québécois v Saguenay (City) case was the way state secularism was defined… repeatedly. Multiple versions of state secularism were discussed and contrasted over the course of the case.

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