Blasphemy Day, annually on 30th September

INTERNATIONAL BLASPHEMY RIGHTS DAY

or simply “Blasphemy Day”, is held each year on September 30th. It’s a day to show solidarity with those who challenge oppressive laws and social prohibitions against free expression, to support the right to challenge prevailing religious beliefs without fear of violence, arrest, or persecution.

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Chat with Atheists

Atheism UK has several places for our members and supporters to chat online. Our own forum on this website has over 5000 posts and is open to all atheists. Atheism UK manages a Facebook page (open to anyone) and has open and closed (atheists only) Facebook groups. Visit and start chatting today!

Shock Research: Most UK Atheists Believe in the Supernatural!

Belief in the supernatural is still alive and kicking, even among UK atheists who don’t believe in a god.  A Research report (ref. 1) has revealed that only a third of UK atheists claim to completely reject supernatural beliefs such as life after death, astrology, and the existence of a universal life-force.

Understanding Unbelief is a £2.3 million funded project by UK university sociologists, anthropologists and psychologists.
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The Dangers of Being a Devout Atheist by an asylum lawyer

As a lawyer I strive to … make full use of my legal toolkit to persuade the decision-maker that atheist asylum applicants are not making up their claims to stay here and work, be given a council flat and benefits, that these applicants would be at risk of imprisonment, death or both if they are sent them back home just because they can no longer make themselves follow a religion they believe to be a fantasy and cannot abide by the rules imposed by it.

Ana Gonzalez, Asylum Lawyer
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School Reports plus Religious Education – an irksome appendage – a second-class subject

Chris Street, President of Atheism UK notes the flurry of reports about schools in the past three months. Report subjects range from inequality, religion and belief, relationship and sex, racial discrimination, national plans for RE and cheating to get in.

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