THE FOCUS     

Section 1 of  3                        September 30, 2005                Volume 1, Issue 9

                  

Published by the Center For Atheism (CFA)

Editor: Suzy Lanza

Email: THEFOCUSATCFA@AOL.COM

   

The Focus will provide links to articles collected

from major newspapers and magazines, and will be emailed weekly. 

 

The Focus has three sections.

Section #1: News Articles

Section #2: CFA Programs

Section #3: Special Notices

         

Please email any comments and suggestions to THEFOCUS@CENTERFORATHEISM.ORG

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See Section #1: News Articles -TIME ON LINE

Societies worse off 'when they have God on their side

 

See Section #2: CFA Programs
BLOOD AND ORGAN (SIGN UP) DONATION PROGRAMS
NOVEMBER 8, 2005 (TUESDAY)
 
See Section #3: Special Notices
ATHEISTS IN FOXHOLE BANQUET AND MARCH
NOVEMBER 10/11, 2005 (THURSDAY/FRIDAY)

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Section 1 of 3

                                                  NEWS ARTICLES

 

Some publications may require that you sign up for membership

to view their article.

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News from AgapePress
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AMERICAN ATHEISTS
September 28, 2005
ATHEIST GROUP WARNS GOVERNMENT AGAINST
REBUILDING CHURCHES, REIMBURSING RELIGIOUS
GROUPS FOR "RELIEF" SERVICES
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Americans United for Separation of Church and State
September 29, 2005
Concern About New Chief Justice's Stance On Religious Liberty
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ARIZONA CENTRAL 
September 15, 2005
One nation (not always), under God (since 1954)
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The Atheist Alliance Web Center

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Atlanta: Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/

============================================ http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish

September 23, 2005

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BAPTIST PRESS NEWS
September 28, 2005
THE BAPTIST STANDARD
SEPTEMBER 23, 2005
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/
September 20, 2005
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http://www.beliefnet.com/
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http://www.bibleliteracy.org/Site/index2.htm
September 22, 2005
Scholars Agree: New Breakthrough Bible Textbook Hailed for
Use in Public High Schools
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http://www.buffalonews.com/default.asp
September 25, 2005
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 chicagotribune.com

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Court Battle over Intelligent Design and Evolution

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http://www.christianitytoday.com/
September 23, 2005
CHRISTIAN HISTORY CORNER From Mutual Aid to Global Action
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September / October 2005
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https://observ.subscribeobserver.com/subscribe/address.cfm
September 24, 2005
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http://chronicle.com/
September 23, 2005
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September 28, 2005
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THE CONSERVATIVE VOICE

September 27, 2005
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http://www.cornellsun.com/vnews/display.v
September 26, 2005
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DALLAS MORNING NEWS

September 24, 2005

Abraham 'introduced killing in the name of God'

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DANVILLE, KY      

http://www.amnews.com/
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DENVER POST 

September 25, 2005

The Bible as museum guide
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DISCOVERY INSTITUTE 

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 http://www.economist.com/ 

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September 28, 2005
Drama-club advisers quit over banned plays
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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/
September 28, 2005
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/0,6961,,00.html
SEPTEMBER 25, 2005
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HISTORY NEWS NETWORK
September 26, 2005
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Humanist Network News 
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September 24, 2005
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                                                                            September 24, 2005                                                                                             Official: It's evolution or the Bible, not both                          ==========================================
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE
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http://www.thejewishweek.com/
September 30, 2005
New Breaches In Church State Levee
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http://www.kurzweilai.net/
The Law of Accelerating Returns
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http://www.latimes.com/ 
September 25, 2005
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Lynchburg News & Advance.com
 
 
September 29, 2005
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September 28, 2005
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/ 
September 23, 2005
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September 29. 2005
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September 27, 2005  
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http://www.newhumanist.org.uk/
September 16, 2005
The Exorcism etc
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NEW SCIENTIST
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  http://www.newyorker.com/main/start/

September 26, 2005

Intelligently designing:

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http://www.nypost.com/
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http://www.nytimes.com/ 
September 28, 2005
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A Web of Faith, Law and Science in Evolution Suit
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/26/education/26evolution.html?th=&emc=th&pagewanted=print
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September 25, 2005
Reading >From Left to Right
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THE ONION
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http://www.opinioneditorials.com/
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September 28, 2005
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PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/index.html
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PITTSBURG, PA.
September 26, 2005
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http://www.redstate.org/
September 27, 2005
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RENEW AMERICA

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September 26, 2005
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http://www.religionandsocialpolicy.org/
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The Reason the Universe Exists is that it Caused Itself to Exist
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http://www.salon.com/
September 27, 2005
What really caused Katrina 
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http://www.signonsandiego.com/
September 24, 2005
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SCIENCE A GO GO 
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http://www.sciencedaily.com/
September 27, 2005                                                                                                Insight Into Our Sight: A New View On The Evolution Of The Eye Lens
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http://www.science-spirit.org/index.php
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Secular Coalition For America
September 27, 2005
Oppose Head Start religious discrimination
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September 28, 2005
between Church and State
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http://www.thesimon.com/index.html
September 23, 2005
... The east versus the west, radical Islam versus right-wing
republican governments, belief in God versus secular atheism,
poverty versus so-called enlightenment ...
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September 25, 2005
Muslim employees at Tyson halt strike pending talks over praying
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http://www.csicop.org/si/2005-03/

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 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

September 26, 2005
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http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage
September 23, 2005
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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/

September 27, 2005

Societies worse off 'when they have God on their side'

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http://mensnewsdaily.com/blog/malven/
A Pro-God, Pro-America, Pro-Life, Pro-Gun, Distinctly Middle-Class,
Single, Hetero-sexual, White Guy's Take On Politics and Society
PAID-UP MEMBER OF THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY
September 23, 2005
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http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/
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WASHINGTON POST

September 27, 2005

Pa. Case Is Newest Round in Evolution Debate

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September 27, 2005

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September 26, 2005
New Analyses Bolster Central Tenets of Evolution Theory
Analysis of Chimp Genome Affirms Science of Evolution
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September 25, 2005
In Evolution Debate, Creationists Are Breaking New Ground
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http://www.webcommentary.com/index.asp 
September 25, 2005
Back to School, Back to the Bible
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September 23, 2005
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The Weekly Standard                                                                                                            ===========================================
Yale University
September 26, 2005
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THE POST - ZAMBIA
September 27, 2005
'Zambia has never been a Christian nation'
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 SECTION 2 0F 3 

                                             CFA PROGRAMS

 

The Center for Atheism (CFA) was established by New York City

Atheists as a separate and independent national organization to

propose, develop and be a catalyst for new national activities

supporting the objectives of atheists, agnostics, humanists,

freethinkers, skeptics, secularists and separation-of-church/state

advocates.

CFA will accept and review suggestions from individuals and

other secular organizations that will foster our goals

 

November 8, 2005 (Tuesday)

B.L.O.O.D. (Benefiting Lives Of Others Donations)

Nationwide Blood Donation and Organ Donation Signup Program

  

On Tuesday, November 8th the secular community will initiate the B.L.O.O.D. (Benefiting Lives Of Others Donations) program. The program consists of two activities, (1) the donation of blood and (2) signing up for an organ donation program.

             
           NYC
BLOOD DONATION

Date: November 8, 2005 (Tuesday)

Time: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Walk-ins: allowed

Schedule: 800-933-2566

Location: NY Blood Center

310 East 67th St. (2nd / 3rd)

New York, NY 10021

Other locations:  http://www.americasblood.org/    

BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER PUT IN YOUR ZIP CODE                          

          Question & Answers                   

How long does it take to give blood? About one hour.                          

How much blood is taken?  About 1 pint.                                

How often can I give? About every 56 days. .                                          

Are there age limits for blood donors?  17 - no upper age limit.     

Is it safe to give blood?  Yes. Donating blood is 100 percent safe.                          You cannot get HIV or any other infectious from donating blood.        

Is ABC affiliated with the Red Cross?  No. Founded in 1962, America's Blood Centers (ABC) is North America's largest network of community-based blood programs.       
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   Organ Donation Sign Up Program          

Date: November 8, 2005

On or before November 8, 2005, please complete your:                                  Organ Donation Form.

http://www.donatelife.net/downloadables/pdf/become_donor_card.pdf

 

FAMILY NOTIFICATION FORM

http://www.donatelife.net/become_notifi_form.pdf

 

New York State Residents

  • Sign up online in the New York State Organ and Tissue Donor Registry at http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/donor/index.htm.
  • Sign up in the New York State Organ and Tissue Donor Registry at the Department of Motor Vehicles when you apply for or renew your license or non-driver ID.                     

Other information http://www.donatelife.net/

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SECTION 3 OF 3                                                            

SPECIAL NOTICES

        
                                      
Atheists in Foxholes for Honor and Recognition                                           

 

Dates:

Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 7:30PM (Banquet) 

Friday, November 11, 2005 - Rally
Veterans Day, Friday Nov. 11, 2005 on the Mall in

Washington, D.C.,                    

we salute ATHEISTS IN FOXHOLES

http://www.atheistfoxholes.org/                                                                                               
                                                             


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