Texas, Abortion Rights, and a (Temporary) Victory for Secularism

Texas, Abortion Rights, and a (Temporary) Victory for Secularism

We should all be happy that a federal district court judge in Texas has struck down sections of a law that would have restricted women’s access to abortion services in that state. This is a victory for secularism, plain and simple, and its value is completely independent of abortion debate itself. Sadly, it has proven to be a temporary victory as an appeals court reinstated many of the restrictions only three days later while legal challenges are moving through the courts. 

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Abortion: A Case Study in Perspective

If you're expecting me to rant about what I think we should do about the "Abortion Situation" in this country or on this planet, you probably think I'm a lot braver than I am. I'm a little hesitant to throw out a hot button issue that impacts so many people, but it's an excellent example of how a little bit of perspective can de-foam the mouths of the world.

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Atheism - Episode 3 "All Hail Skellington"

We discuss, once again, the definition of being an atheist - and how we can idolize something like a Jack Skellington bobble-head figure, but not believe that he’s an omniscient deity. We talk about our new segment, “Ongoing Segment on Social Media” (name subject to change), and our Twitter handles - just remember, Michael’s name is spelt A-U-N-E. A common misconception found in social media: atheists are satan worshippers. Atheists, by definition, don’t believe in satan - so this isn’t true. Also, we think satan would be more interested in brimstone and hellfire, than numbers like 666. Discussions of religion and politics have been quite active on Reddit lately, especially on the topics of abortion and rape.

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