Tag: secularism

World Atheist Day 2020

23rd March 2020 This year, 2020, we are not organizing any particular event. The coronavirus crisis prevents us from doing so. While we wait for next year, here are a few links about this important day for us atheists. AFT

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AFT Brief submitted for Consultations on the ERC Program

Our organization Atheist Freethinkers has submitted a brief for the Consultations on the Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) program of study. On this page we present an English translation of a few excerpts of the brief. You may consult the

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Blog 117: The Huge Lie of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Bar Association

David Rand 2020-02-26 As we all know, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has joined the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) in contesting Bill 21 (An Act respecting the laicity of the State) before the courts. Now given that

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2020-02-09: Webinar on Bill 21 For Humanist Canada

Quebec Bill 21: A modest but historic step forward for secularism Webinar for Humanist Canada, 2020-02-09 David Rand, President LPA-AFT and Spokesperson RPL 2020-02-24 The following is the text of a webinar presentation done by the author for Humanist Canada

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In the News: Council of Europe Rejects Religious Accommodation

Council of Europe rejects recommendation on reasonable accommodation, European Humanist Federation (EHF), 2020-01-29. Brussels, 29 January 2020 – The European Humanist Federation (EHF) welcomes the rejection of the recommendation on “The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the

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In the News: MLQ Intervenes in Court For Bill 21

Pro-Bill 21 group wins round in court challenge, Presse Canadienne, Montreal Gazette, 2020-01-09. A pro-secularism group has obtained leave from Quebec Superior Court to intervene in one of the legal challenges to Bill 21, Quebec’s secularism legislation. The Mouvement laïque

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