Do you think people should be able to hold public meetings criticizing religion, without being threatened?
Do you think students should be able to post cartoons criticizing religion on their Facebook page, without being expelled?
Then support A Day to Defend Free Expression, February 11, 2012. Central London from 2-4pm, and everywhere all day on the Internet.
Maryam Namazie has the lowdown. Save the date.
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, of Comforting Thoughts About Death That Have Nothing to Do with God
, of Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why
, of Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless,
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5 thoughts on “A Day to Defend Free Expression, Feb. 11”
Shared on facebook – so I hope its global not just American in scope.
Really, who wouldn’t think that?
Oh yeah, religious extremists.
Slightly off topic I’m afraid but I’m looking forward to your next post on the current Republican nomination race.
From what I understand; the situation is that santorum is surging again as Perry departs from the rear with Gingrich still behind and Mittens might have climaxed prematurely as his polls are going down already.
IOW they remain a fairly laughable bunch of clowns.
This Londoner will be there.
To remain silent when one should protest makes cowards out of men.(Abraham Lincoln)
hey, a freethought and evolution weekend with Darwin’s b-day on the 12th.
Hopefully we’ll all also be celebrating the Citizens Union decision, the greatest blow for free speech in a hundred years.
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