I just watched the new Superman movie, Man of Steel. This is the movie thatWarner Brothers decided to target market Christian audiences by offering free screenings to pastors and dedicating an an entire website to how Man of Steel can help spread the Gospel.
But how did the film hold up both as a movie and as a Christian propaganda piece?Read more
BC Humanist Association honorary member Gary Bauslaugh provides the following excerpt from his upcoming book “The Secret Power of Juries.” Bauslaugh will be speaking in the fall on “Humanism, social justice and the power of juries.”
Here he quotes part of his book relating to Henry Morgentaler who passed away yesterday.Read more
It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that Dr. Henry Morgentaler has died.
Dr. Morgentaler was arguably Canada’s most famous and influential Humanist. His secular values emboldened him to fight for reproductive freedoms.
He rose to prominence well before my time as he fought to legalize abortion in Canada in the 1960s and 1970s, culminating in the 1988 Supreme Court of Canada decision which struck down Canada’s abortion law. You can read a full biography of Dr. Morgentaler’s life in the Globe and Mail.Read more
Results announced today from Statistics Canada’s 2011 National Household Survey show that nearly half of British Columbia does not identify with a religion. The new data echoes the conclusion of a recent BCHA poll that found two-thirds of BC does not practice a religion or faith.Read more
May 2 has been declared a day for human rights supporters around the world to stand in solidarity with atheist bloggers and activists who are facing increasing persecution in Bangladesh.Read more