Last week, Weekly Update took an unscheduled break largely due to the fact that there wasn’t really anything all that interesting to report. I also expected this week would be a busy week with the start of the Ontario election campaigning. So I decided to take the opportunity to take a break before the rush.
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Bob Jones University and uncovering historical moments in religious fundamentalism encroachments into political spheres, where things begin decades prior. *Interview conducted September 13, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The topic today is going to be about hidden… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen An Iowa governor signed some legislation, recently. The legislation bans almost all abortions within the state of Iowa, by implication. The legislation states that if a heartbeat is detected, then abortion is not allowed by the physician. This is considered one of the most restrictive moves against reproductive rights. The rights for women… Read more »