Macho!!!April 3, 2020
We’re keeping track of COVID-19 pseudoscience, snake oil, fake cures, and more at CFI’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Separate fact from fiction and inoculate yourself from misinformation at centerforinquiry.org/coronavirus. Victory by attrition? CFI sued in Michigan to allow Secular Celebrants to solemnize marriages in the state. The previous state administration fought us, but then they got …
Keeping Churches Open Will Damn Us AllApril 2, 2020
The American obsession with giving privilege to religion is rearing its head in these times of global pandemics and mandatory social distancing. As more and more states (39 at the current count) have implemented stay-at-home orders, a dangerous number of them have excluded houses of worship and religious services from their restrictions. Let one thing …
They Can Be Dunked in Raw SewageApril 2, 2020
First things first: The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster officially declares personal protective equipment such as N95 face masks to be “acceptable alternative religious garb.” Praised be: Some dispute whether the mask should go under or over the eye-patch. I would think under, but I am not a doctor nor do I wear an …
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