Censorship

Michigan Town Must Provide Equal Access to Atheists, Judge Rules

Michigan Town Must Provide Equal Access to Atheists, Judge Rules

After encountering a ‘Prayer Station’ inside the Warren (MI) City Hall, an atheist resident, Douglas Marshall,  sought to set up a ‘Reason Station’ in the same location, similar to the ‘Prayer Station’.   After denying Marshall’s request (“Too disruptive to the ‘Prayer station’”), the Mayor then compared atheists to the Ku Klux Klan.  Marshall sued, […]

Giggity: Conservative Group Up In Arms About ‘Family Guy’ Statutory Rape Episode

Giggity: Conservative Group Up In Arms About ‘Family Guy’ Statutory Rape Episode

Parents Television Council, a Conservative censorship advocacy group, has taken issue with a recent episode of Family Guy, which features the character Quagmire (giggity) in court on statutory rape charges after bedding a 15-year-old girl, who he thought was 23. Cue: right wing outrage. Alan at Liberaland points to Mediate, which notes the statement released […]

Angry Alabama Christians Force Removal Of Atheist Billboard

Angry  Alabama Christians Force Removal Of Atheist Billboard

In early January, an atheist group in Alabama, the United Coalition of Reason, placed a very benign billboard just outside of Mobile.  The design is simple, showing a sun rising over mountains, and the phrase “Don’t believe in a god?  You’re not alone.”  The bottom right displays the website of the group who bought the […]

A Right-Wing Domestic Terror Plot To Use ‘Weapons Of Mass Destruction’ And No One Notices

A Right-Wing Domestic Terror Plot To Use ‘Weapons Of Mass Destruction’ And No One Notices

‘Look over there, it’s my other hand!’, says every right winger in the face of another domestic terrorism report. Case in point: Mayor de Blasio mentioned his son’s race and the dangers of Walking While Black, therefore, according to the right wing, he instigated violence by having the audacity to speak of his son who […]

Turkish Prime Minister Accuses Robots and “Salt-shakers” in Plot Against Him

Turkish Prime Minister Accuses Robots and “Salt-shakers” in Plot Against Him

  Since last year, things have been tough for the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Recep Erdogan. After brutally suppressing a nationwide protest against what many in Turkey saw as his autocratic rule, Erdogan might have thought his troubles were over. Not so. They had just begun. On December 17, in coordinated operations Turkish police raided […]

Not to brag or anything, but we were banned on Reddit before it was cool to be banned

Not to brag or anything, but we were banned on Reddit before it was cool to be banned

The moderation team for the popular /r/politics subreddit announced a blacklist, banning publications such as Alternet, Drudge Report, Heritage Foundation, The Huffington Post, Raw Story, Mother Jones, The Daily Kos, National Review, Reason, Salon, Think Progress, , Vice.com, Fox and eleventy thousand others. Why you ask? Well you didn’t ask, but I’m still typing anyway. […]

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