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Yesterday was International Blasphemy Rights Day

September 30 was International Blasphemy Rights Day, and I forgot to do a goddamned thing to celebrate it. Aw, hell, there’s always next year. The Center for Inquiry marked the day by presenting the winner of its Protect Dissent video contest: Blasphemy is just one

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International Blasphemy Rights Day is September 30

As Robert Ingersoll once pointed out, “blasphemy” is a concept invented by priests to preserve ideas that can’t stand scrutiny on their own. To blaspheme, to tread upon the sacrosanct, is part of the regular maintenance plan of a free society, just like a stretch

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International Blasphemy Day, September 30

A year ago, Denver Atheists and Free Thinkers (DAFT) were preparing to rally for the separation of church and state. This weekend, DAFT notes the upcoming first-ever celebration of International Blasphemy Day. The Center for Inquiry has fixed September 30 as the date for International

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?