USA: U.S. House Introduces Resolution (Again) Calling for Global Repeal of Blasphemy Laws

While the current Republican leadership in Congress is working to make rich people richer while taking away health care access and vital programs for the poor, Democrats can still try and pass resolutions that carry symbolic weight. Rep. Jamie Raskin has just introduced H.Res. 349 which calls for the “global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and […]

USA: Warning: President Pence Would Be Worse Than President Trump

President Trump may be a buffoon, but a President Pence would bring ruin upon the nation and turn the U.S. into a Christian theocracy. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/05/warning-president-pence-worse-president-trump/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Nonreligious&utm_content=367 As Trump’s troubles continue to grow, conservatives and liberals alike are wrestling with the very real possibility that Trump will be forced out of office […]

Children among the dead as death toll rises to 22 after Ariana Grande Manchester bombing

A suicide bomber deliberately chose the place where he could cause ‘maximum carnage’ when he detonated a bomb at a pop concert in Manchester, the Prime Minister has said. Theresa May said ‘many’ children and young people were among the 22 dead and 59 injured in the attack. Read more….http://metro.co.uk/2017/05/23/terror-attack-in-manchester-leaves-22-people-dead-6654609/

‘Why did Nawaz Sharif even go to Riyadh?’: Pakistan humiliated at US-Arab-Islamic Summit

Media and Opposition leaders in Pakistan are criticising Nawaz Sharif after facing humiliation at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit. Santosh Chaubey | Posted by Vishakha Saxena New Delhi, May 22, 2017 Media and Opposition leaders in Pakistan are criticising Nawaz Sharif after facing humiliation at the US-Arab-Islamic Summit. Mortified – that is the word used […]

How Pakistani-Americans are entering interfaith and interracial marriages — and making them work

“I rebelled. I said ‘I’m going to marry whomever I want.’” FAHAD NAVEED | HUFSA CHAUDHRY Saks and Suzie’s Pakistani-Palestinian-American-Muslim family Saks Afridi and Suzie Afridi. — Photo courtesy Saks Afridi Fifteen years ago, at a crowded picnic in Redwood City, California, young college student Saks (short of Sakib) Afridi […]