Separating Church & State – A Call to Action! – Leslie Cannold at the GAC

Leslie Cannold delivered a very important presentation on day 3 of The Global Atheist Convention, about the separation of church and state in the Australian government, and the fact that this division, or lack thereof, has given inroads for the teachings of creationism and Intelligent Design in the nation’s schools. She pointed out the failings of our political system, the loopholes being used by religious organisations, and what we can do...

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Egypt to Introduce “Farewell Intercourse” laws? Not likely.

I awoke this morning ready to rip into Egypt for reports that came to light about a proposed law that would allow Egyptian men to have sex with their deceased wives for up to 6 hours after their death. This practice would of course bring cries of condemnation from around the world, from feminists and human rights advocates alike. You and I would be horror-stricken if such a practice was allowed to be introduced. This only problem is, I fear this...

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