Monthly Archives: June 2014

Atheists Decry Court’s Grant of Religious Rights to Corporations in Hobby Lobby

Cranford, NJ—American Atheists denounced the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Hobby Lobby on Monday that declared a closely-held corporation is a person with religious rights. Using the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Court ruled that owners of closely held corporations may opt out of the so-called “birth control mandate” of the Affordable Care Act. The […] [Read More >]

American Atheists Supports the MRFF

The Current Wording of AFI 1-1 Must be Preserved

Read American Atheists President David Silverman’s letter here (PDF format): MRFF letter Text of President Silverman’s letter: June 9, 2014 General Mark Welsh: As President of American Atheists, I write to express my outrage at the Air Force’s proposal to weaken regulations in Paragraphs 2.11 and 2.12 of Air Force Instruction 1-1, prohibiting airmen from […] [Read More >]

June 6: Friday Fallacy!

It’s Friday and you know what that means: Time for your Friday Fallacy! Following our new format for these posts, we will first give an example of the fallacy, then reveal the name of the fallacy and explain the error in reasoning at the end to give you a chance to quiz yourself identifying it. […] [Read More >]

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