Monthly Archives: February 2009

Canadians show us how it is done

Image via Wikipedia Senator Barbara Boxer and Sec of State Hillary Clinton are working to get the UN CRC treaty ratified in the next 60 days. The far right Christian fascists at Home School Legal Defense Association and are … Continue reading

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Countering lies and misinformation about the UN CRC

There is so much mis-information and lies being spread about the UN CRC. First of all many national religious organizations in the United States and NGOs working on behalf of children support ratification. Thousands of people around the world are … Continue reading

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Image via Wikipedia The following is an excerpt of an article by Chris Hedges that appears here: The [Christian fascist] movement seeks the imprint of law and science. It must discredit the rational disciplines that are the pillars of … Continue reading

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Theists in Foxholes

I’ve been gnawing on a rather gristly thought for the last couple of days, and I think I’ve finally broken it down into something manageable.  The Friendly Atheist posted a brief blog about an atheist who was attacked and stabbed by a … Continue reading

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United Nations Wants To Regulate Free Speech Of Every Nation

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Children’s Rights & American Christianity « Signs of Our Times

Children’s Rights & American Christianity January 10, 2009 by ourtimes Sections on this page… Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): * Support From Major U.S. Churches. The U.S. Child Rights Campaign. Opposition to children’s rights: Home School Legal … Continue reading

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Rights For Our Future: The New Child Health Insurance Bill Provides Momentum for the Systemic Reform of Child Rights in the US

In last year’s campaign for the U.S. Presidency, Barack Obama admirably deemed himself as “a champion for children.” Given his recent child advocacy plan, he has begun to show a serious intention to live up to that title. In the … Continue reading

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Harvard Law analysis of UN CRC

Image via Wikipedia VI. Refutation of Views Opposing the Convention on the Rights of the Child As already explicated, previous attempts by the United States to ratify the CRC have proved vastly unsuccessful.[165] However, current events, recent judicial decisions, and … Continue reading

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Christian fascists oppose Ogden Nomination

Image by onecle via Flickr Here is an advisory sent to the members of HSLDA (Home School Legal Defense Association). They continue to spread lies and deception about the UN CRC. ____________ HSLDA: Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Ogden … Continue reading

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Camp Quest West news

Hi, Camp Quest West — summer camp for children of atheists, humanists and other non-religious types affiliated with national Camp Quest is “doubling down” on marketing this year. We gotta get the “good word” out there! We know there’s lots … Continue reading

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