How atheist campaigner Madalyn Murray O’Hair became America’s most-hated woman

How atheist campaigner Madalyn Murray O’Hair became America's most-hated woman

How atheist campaigner Madalyn Murray O’Hair became America’s most-hated woman Atheist : Melissa Leo stars in Netflix’s upcoming biopic of the contentious figure who was ridiculed and largely forgotten about – but who often talked sense This week, the film The Most Hated Woman in America comes to Netflix, with Melissa Leo playing Madalyn Murray O’Hair, the atheist who campaigned against the church’s influence in public and political life (the title comes from the headline on a 1964 interview with her in Life magazine). While Murray O’Hair is not widely…

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Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel

Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel

Get Ready, America, for a Muslim Talking Religion on Trump’s Favorite ‘Fake News’ Channel America : Watching Reza Aslan being chased on a beach in India by a scantily clad cannibal from the Aghora sect of Hinduism throwing his own pee at Aslan made me wonder if Aslan ever thought while working on his Ph.D. in religion that this is where he would end up? But there was Aslan, religious scholar and author of best-selling books, dodging cannibal pee on a remote beach, which is all part of his riveting…

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Dearborn vigil honors slain mosque worshippers

Dearborn vigil honors slain mosque worshippers

Dearborn vigil honors slain mosque worshippers The small crowd that congregated Friday night at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn to honor six worshippers slain this week at a Quebec mosque were miles away from the bloodshed that sparked mourning around the world. But at a time when Muslims across the United States face renewed tensions amid presidential orders many feel target their group, the impact was felt as deeply. The victims fatally shot when a gunman stormed the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre and opened fire during evening prayers…

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If Only The Rest Of America Got Concussion Care Like NFL Players

If Only The Rest Of America Got Concussion Care Like NFL Players

If Only The Rest Of America Got Concussion Care Like NFL Players The league’s neurotrauma program isn’t without its faults, but it’s a lot better than what goes on in the average ER. USA TODAY SPORTS / REUTERS America : Dr. Geoffrey Manley, a California neurosurgeon, is no football fan. He isn’t planning to attend a Super Bowl party this Sunday, and he doubts he’ll even turn on the TV at home as he works on other projects. But for the past four years, Manley been intimately involved in trying…

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Francis Visits America: Part Pope, Part Rock Star

Francis Visits America: Part Pope, Part Rock Star

Francis Visits America: Part Pope, Part Rock Star Andrea Hennessy left her night shift in Suffern, New York, and jumped on a train shortly after 7 a.m. Friday to be certain that she would have her moment with Pope Francis. By early afternoon, the line to get into Madison Square Garden in New York City for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate Mass with the leader of the Roman Catholic Church snaked 11 blocks south from the iconic arena, then one block west and back up again. “With the adrenaline, who…

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