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Socrates in Your Pocket – How Atheos Breaks Through Dogmatism

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By Christine Vigeant Christine Vigeant is a mother of two young children and a secular activist. She is currently working towards an MA in German Studies at the University of Oregon where she teaches German to undergraduates. Christine is a Ronald E. McNair scholar, has worked with the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, […]

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Bible Based Abortions and the Secret Catholic Flip Flop

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Undoubtedly the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt overturning Texas’ anti-abortion law was a victory for women. The restrictions Texas tried to place on abortion clinics in its H. R. 2 legislation have already had the effect of closing most abortion clinics in Texas. The legislation, a barely masked attempt at […]

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My First Reason Rally

Flying back to Portland, Oregon from the Reason Rally in Washington, D.C. gave me the time to reflect on what I and my traveling companions had experienced. We were a motley crew. Melanie was raised secular and only became interested in atheism lately given recent moves to restrict women’s reproductive rights. Robin is active in […]

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I am an Atheist* Day

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*Includes Agnostics… Purpose: To make atheists more visible in their communities and to provide resources for people seeking to leave religion. Background: There are many organizations representing atheist, agnostics, freethinkers, and secular humanists throughout the United States. Some of these organizations focus on the separation of church and state and others create local groups to […]

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