September 13, 2013
Bullied for Not Believing in God

Despite secularism and atheism being on the rise, some areligious students feel discriminated against—at times violently. Now teachers across the U.S. are creating Secular Safe Zones to “curtail anti-atheist bullying, discrimination, and social isolation.”
Read more. [Image: SalvatoreLaporta/AP]

Bullied for Not Believing in God

Despite secularism and atheism being on the rise, some areligious students feel discriminated against—at times violently. Now teachers across the U.S. are creating Secular Safe Zones to “curtail anti-atheist bullying, discrimination, and social isolation.”

Read more. [Image: SalvatoreLaporta/AP]

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    Wait so this kid ratted out on his school to a pressure group which then pressured his school for putting up a poster...
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    For a country that boasts freedom, we sure really love to tell people what to do and think. Bully makes me so angry....
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    Huh.
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    Seriously. Christians always claim they’re being persecuted by atheists, when the reverse is almost always true.
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    I inherited, in my classroom, stuck to the wall next to the American flag we pledge allegiance to every morning, a...
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    This is so evil. Today I had two kids run up to tell me that another student said he didn’t like god. I said that it had...