THE FOCUS     

Section 1 of  3                          November 4, 2005                Volume 1, Issue 14

                  

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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ATHEISM
 
 
Not Morally Straight? Think Again - Voice of San Diego - San Diego,CA,
 
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BOOK / MOVIE REVIEWS
 
 
 
New York Times
 
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EVOLUTION / CREATIONISM / INTELLIGENT DESIGN
 
Deny evolution, deny God - Salt Lake Tribune
 
Creationism vs. evolution: Debate rages on - Longmont Daily Times-Call
 
Muskegon Chronicle
 
 
http://www.naturalhistorymag.com/ excellent set of articles on "Darwin and Evolution
 
 
full story..  New technologies gives humans 'control' of evolution
MUSKEGON CHRONICLE
 
Tension over intelligent design - International Herald Tribune - France
 
Creationism not a theory, but 'belief' - Jackson Clarion Ledger - Jackson,MS,
 
Philadelphia Inquirer
 
 
Publishers Weekly
 
 
Bethany Beach Wave - Bethany Beach, DE.
 
 
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SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY
 
 
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SEPARATION CHURCH / STATE
 
 
 
 
Ruling on monument appealed - Seattle Times
 
 
 
PJStar.com - Journal Star News - mayor allowed 'prayer fest'
 
 
religious school tuition grants bill - Dallas Baptist Standard - Dallas,TX
 
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MISC.
 
 
Divided Religious Conservatives Appear Eager to Back a New Nominee -- Beliefnet.
Section 2 of 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)

NYCA Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM

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
 BANQUET & MARCH / RALLY        
Dates:

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

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