THE FOCUS     

Section 1 of  3                            October 7, 2005                Volume 1, Issue 10

                  

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 #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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AMERICAN ATHEISTS
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Americans United for Separation of Church and State
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ASSOCIATED PRESS   
September 30, 2005

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ATHEISTS ALLIANCE

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BISMARCK TRIBUNE
October 2, 2005
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BOSTON GLOBE
October 3, 2005
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October 2, 2005
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BUSINESS WEEK
August 22, 2005
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CHRISTIAN TODAY
October 1, 2005
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DEFCON
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FIRSTFREEDOM.ORG
October 3, 2005
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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - THE HOYA
September 30, 2005
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HUMANIST NETWORK NEWS
October 6, 2005
 
 
 
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JEWISH JOURNAL OF GREATER LOS ANGELES
October 7, 2005
Faith-Based Hurricane Relief
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LA DAILY NEWS
October 2, 2005
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LOS ANGELES TIMES 
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Minneapolis - Star Tribune
October 2, 2005
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October 1, 2005
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MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER
October 6, 2005
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MSNBC 
September 23, 2005
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THE NATION
September 29. 2005
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September 12, 2005
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
September 30, 2005
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September 27, 2005  
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NEW HUMANIST
September 16, 2005
The Exorcism etc
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THE NEW YORKER  

September 26, 2005

Intelligently designing:

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NEW YORK TIMES
October 6, 2005
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October 5, 2005
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October 2, 2005
Evolution vs. the Half-Fish - New York Times
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October 1, 2005
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September 30, 2005
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September 30, 2005
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OFFICIAL WIRE
September 30, 2005
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September 29, 2005
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THE ONION
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ONLINE JOURNAL
October 1, 2005
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THOMAS PAINE - COMMON SENSE
September 28, 2005
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PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
October 2, 2005
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PBS - RELIGION & ETHICS
September 30, 2005
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PITTSBURG - POST GAZETTE
October 3, 2005
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RENEW AMERICA
September 29, 2005
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ROCKFORD, IL. - REGISTER STAR
October 2, 2005
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ROYAL INSTITUTE PHILOSOPHY
The Reason the Universe Exists is that it Caused Itself to Exist
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SALEM, OREGON - STATEMAN JOURNAL
October 2, 2005
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SALON.COM
October 6, 2005
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SALT LAKE - TRIBUNE
September 30, 2005
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SAN DIEGO - NORTH COUNTIES
October 2, 2005
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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
October 2005 Issue
Founder mutations
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SPIKED SCIENCE
July 29, 2005
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May 31, 2005
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TIMES ON LINE - UK
October 5, 2005
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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
                                       

Dates:

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

Friday, November 11, 2005 - 10:30 AM (March)
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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