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The New York Times recently published an advertisement purchased by an atheist organization called “It’s Time to Consider Quitting The Catholic Church.” But when another organization tried to buy a similar advertisement against Islam, the newspaper decided not to immediately publish the ad, causing some to question whether or not the newspaper has a double standard on religion.

Source:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/nyt-accused-of-double-standard-on-religion-claims-to-be-protecting-troops-71593/

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A respected, mainstream theologian is seriously arguing that as long as God gives the thumbs-up, it’s okay to kill pretty much anybody.

Source:
http://www.alternet.org/story/150742/one_more_reason_religion_is_so_messed_up:_respected_theologian_defends_genocide_and_infanticide/

The top religion headlines of 2010 include the plan to build a mosque on Ground Zero, the response to the Haiti earthquake, and the rise of the Tea Party movement.

Public debate and controversy over a planned Islamic community center and mosque to be built near New Yorks Ground Zero ignited a national debate about religious freedom that kept the story in the news for months. The story was voted the No. 1 religion story of 2010 in the annual T

Source:
http://oregonfaithreport.com/2010/12/the-top-10-religion-headlines-of-2010/

While the world’s religions have inspired stunning acts of creation, they also have been implicated in some of the darkest deeds in human history.

Is religion unfairly blamed? Should we look to other factors? There are problems, but does the good outweigh the bad?

Source:
http://fora.tv/2008/08/19/Would_We_Be_Better_Off_Without_Religion#Environmentalism_is_the_New_Religion

New England, where the Puritans and others sought religious freedom, has surpassed the West Coast as the least religious region in America, according to a new major national survey.

The study, released last week, showed that since 1990, the percentage of Americans claiming no religion has nearly doubled, growing to 15% last year.

Link source:
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-beliefs16-2009mar16,0,842718.story


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