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  1. The Chapel Hill shootings and atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Star Tribune

    ... murderous fanaticism. Yet in the 20th century, millions were slaughtered by communist regimes that embraced militant atheism as part of their creed. Today, of course, there is no radical atheist terror network. But this does not make atheists immune ...


  2. Left winger guns down Muslims, the left blames white peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RedState

    Last week radical left winger, atheist and homosexual marriage advocate Craig Hicks gunned down three fellow humans over what has been described as a "parking dispute." This is just another example of the inherently violent nature of atheism and of advocates for homosexual marriage .


  3. Atheist Richard Dawkins Mocks God as 'Lazy' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    ... Feb. 4, 2014, in Petersburg, Ky. (AP Photo/The Courier-Journal, Matt Stone) Dawkins is no stranger to advocating for atheism and Ham has a long history of embracing young earth theology . As TheBlaze previously reported, views on evolution and ...


  4. Bangladeshi Publisher Faces Death Threats Over Translation of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Global Voices Online

    ... The site took down the book from their listing. Screenshot courtesy Haseeb Mahmud. Accusations of blasphemy and atheism have had serious and occasionally deadly consequences in Bangladesh in recent years. Two years ago, blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider ...


  5. AP Reporters Discover the Real Motive Behind the North Carolina Killing of Muslim StudentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Patterico

    ... obsession with gun ownership is what drove Craig Hicks to murder his three neighbors, certainly not militant atheism or left-wing self-righteousness. I would assume that had Hicks been a member of the National Rifle Association we would have heard ...


  6. A brief history of the decline of religion in the westRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 |

    ... rejected the Enlightenment as barbarism. Enlightenment thinking brought the French Revolution and Napoleon. However, atheism did not die with the end of the eighteenth century. In the 19th century, Karl Marx argued that religion was "the opium of ...


  7. Time for atheists to take a hard look at ourselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Raw Story

    One of the reasons that I was attracted to movement atheism was I believed that, by rejecting the gods-and-masters idea, it was inoculated against that knee-jerk tribalism that characterizes so many religions. Without a supernatural cover story for why we're the chosen people/the righteous/the holy ones, I thought, we would have to rationally accept that we are nothing special.


  8. Arizona Atheists Condemn Shooting of North Carolina MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Phoenix New Times

    ... of murder," state Representative Juan Mendez says. "As a humanist, we value all lives." Andre Salais, who runs an atheism-based media company , acknowledged that members of a group who commit an act of violence tend to cast a shadow over that entire ...


  9. Islamist vs. Atheist ViolenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Real Clear Politics

    ... is no need for those who are vexed by this double standard to inflict it upon innocent people on the other side. Atheism is not to blame; the killer is. Progressivism is not to blame; the killer is. Hopefully, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye will ...


  10. Why Atheism Is Not to Blame for the Shooting in Chapel HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    ... and jail population. The reason why he did this could be his Y chromosome. The reason the media are blaming his atheism for his horrible crime is because there is a huge bias against atheists in this country. Even though only 0.02% of prison inmates ...


  11. Why being an atheist had nothing to do with Chapel Hill shooter killing MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 |

    ... several atheist and anti-religion Facebook pages. Social media began to light up, with many pointing to Hick's atheism as a reason for the killing, and #Muslimlivesmatter began to trend on Twitter. What needs to be taken from the Buzz Feed article ... 4 comments

  12. 2/11/2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Digby

    ... Let me just preface this by saying that I am an Old Atheist. By that I mean I'm old. And I'm an atheist. To me atheism isn't a movement. It certainly isn't an identity. It's just the lack of belief in a deity, period. If I wanted to join some church ...


  13. On the recent Chapel Hill shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Daily Kos

    ... not this was a hate crime are approximately 65% of the reporting on this subject. While it is an absolute fact that atheism cannot by nature motivate any crime of this nature, it is conceivable that a certain anti-theist ideology might. So I thought ...


  14. Charles Darwin, founder of evolution theory, became an apostate as he aged.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Washington Times

    ... him, that isn't true. Mr. Dyke said the Darwin Day proclamation was one more illustration of a rising acceptance of atheism across the U.S. The American Humanist Association also praised the Delaware declaration, as well as the reintroduction in the ...


  15. Rumor mill jumps to life as Chapel Hill headlines emphasize Muslim faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Washington Examiner

    Newsrooms in the U.S. set the rumor mill in motion Wednesday with headline s pointing to the Muslim religion of three Arab-Americans shot and killed over a reported parking dispute in Chapel Hill, N.C. Reports noting the religion of the victims - something rarely noted in domestic shooting stories - were the rule. Left out of many headlines was the shooter's professed atheism .


  16. Mental Health, Intelligence, And Wealth: What Science Says About The Religious vs. Non-ReligiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Medical Daily

    ... atheists feel the need to compare their beliefs to those of someone who is religious, and they form opinions on why atheism is better. In truth, it's simply not right to compare like that; each person is entitled to their own faith. But, because we ...


  17. Atheism and support for homosexual marriage: proven indicators of a violent natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | RedState

    Somebody has to ask the question. Should atheists and supporters of homosexual marriage be allowed to own a firearm? Does adhering to either of these beliefs indicate a metal deficiency, disorder, or infirmity that rises to the level that in the interest of public safety we should insist that they be disarmed? In light of today's horrible shootings is Chapel Hill, North Carolina , we need to seriously debate the violent nature that seems to be common in atheists and supporters of homosexual rights.


  18. Chapel Hill killings shine light on particular tensions between Islam and atheismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    ... wore headscarves) tapped immediately into a conversation that has been going on since Sept. 11 about why several of atheism's biggest figures have singled out Islam for criticism. Among them are biologist and writer Richard Dawkins a nd ... 1 comment

  19. SHOCK: No. Carolina Man Who Calls Self 'Militant Atheist' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    Despite claims that this crime was all about "anti-Muslim sentiment," a 46-year-old man who calls himself a "militant atheist" who shot to death three Muslim students in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus was upset over a parking dispute, not Islam. As Weasel Zippers notes , "In Hicks' Facebook, he refers to himself as a 'militant atheist' and posts related to atheism are the majority on his Facebook.


  20. Christian Crock: Is religion evil? Weighing centuries of war, body counts, abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... naturalistic reasons for belief. Why aren't we finished? The simple and true answer was given in our opening pages. Atheism, for or against, has never been just a matter of the facts. There have always been the moral issues, personal issues, the ...