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Events - Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason

July 2020

Saturday, July 11th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Suspended: The Humanist Society meetings
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, July 11 at 2:00 PM

As of March 11th, all meetings of this group are suspended pending a successful resolution of the Coronavirus event that has struck our world. Stay tu...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271737614/
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Andrew Seidel
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, July 11 at 5:00 PM

Andrew L. Seidel is a constitutional attorney and the Director of Strategic Response at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. When not fighting for th...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271529593/

Sunday, July 12th

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Critical Thinking
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, July 12 at 5:00 PM

Jim Young will discuss Critical Thinking Link to the meeting available to those that RSVP, Meeting ID: 853 4958 0657Password: F2T0510One tap mobile +1...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271527039/

Sunday, July 19th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Humanistic Jewish Perspectives on Intermarriage
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, July 19 at 2:00 PM

Intermarriage is often prohibited or stigmatized in many cultures and religions, including in more traditional denominations of Judaism. In this meetu...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271625932/
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
evolution of humans - significant new findings
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, July 19 at 5:00 PM

David Vangsness will discuss recent findings in human evolution. Link to the meeting available to those that RSVP, Meeting ID: 853 4958 0657Password: ...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271526940/

Tuesday, July 21st

6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
ONLINE: CLEARWATER: Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) Monthly Meeting
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, July 21 at 6:45 PM

Due to CV-19, any virtual events will be listed here: http://bit.ly/2DtFDUvCFI Tampa Bay supports education, and TBTC is a premier technology resource...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/gqtvrrybckbcc/

Saturday, July 25th

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Time Change: OnLine - Center for Inquiry's SHARE Book Club
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, July 25 at 11:30 AM

Here's the Zoom Invite. RSVP to attend. 7/25/2020 11:30 AM"White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" by Robin DiAngeloh...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271615706/

Sunday, July 26th

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Adam Lee the importance of building a racially diverse atheist movement
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, July 26 at 5:00 PM

Adam Lee is a writer and activist living in New York City. Raised in a non-religious household, he became an atheist in his first year of college afte...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271527083/

August 2020

Friday, August 7th

8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Temporarily on hold (COVID-19): CFI's Thank Goodness for Godless Friday Nights!
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Friday, August 7 at 8:00 PM

Thank unions for weekends; and thank goodness for godless Friday nights! Center for Inquiry & Tampa Bay Skeptics invite you to join our convivial free...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/271534280/

Saturday, August 8th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Suspended: The Humanist Society meetings
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, August 8 at 2:00 PM

As of March 11th, all meetings of this group are suspended pending a successful resolution of the Coronavirus event that has struck our world. Stay tu...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/tqtvrrybclblb/

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Secular Advocates Denounce Supreme Court Decision Forcing Taxpayers to Pay for Religious Schooling

July 1, 2020

“The Founders made clear that the public purse must not fund religious activities, especially education. Now, with this ruling, it not only can fund them, but it is compelled to.”

JOHN DE LANCIE TO SECULAR GRADUATES: VOTE! THE WORLD NEEDS YOU TO SHAPE THE FUTURE

June 23, 2020

“Being secular is not a lapel pin. It’s a mission.”   The class of 2020 is about to take its place in a turbulent world at a turning point of history, when the values of reason, science, and compassion are needed more than ever. For those graduating students who are secular—atheists, agnostics, humanists, and Nones—these …

RACIST POLICING AND THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD

June 23, 2020

“The Center for Inquiry is a nonpartisan organization. However, we will stand in opposition to blatant violations of human rights and in support of humanist values.”

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The Morning Heresy for July 1, 2020 — Erroneous Views

July 1, 2020

After a couple of surprisingly good Supreme Court decisions, everyone here knew that the big shoe was going to drop and, you know, squash secularism. And squash it did. In the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Court ruled 5-4 that taxpayers can be made to subsidize religious schools. Our statement reads, …

Christopher Dorner, Eyewitness Testimony, And Mental Illness

June 23, 2020

June 18, 2020, Benjamin Radford, A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper Spree killer and ex-police officer Christopher Dorner was recently mentioned in a standup comedy piece by Dave Chapelle. If the name sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because Dorner killed four people and wounded three others in mid-February 2013, his victims including police and civilians in the Los Angeles …

‘Plandemic’ Asks Questions—But Won’t Answer Them

May 24, 2020

“Plandemic made many claims, most of which have been widely debunked. We have to wonder: Where are their responses? Why are they suddenly so quiet? Why are they afraid to answer questions? What do they have to hide?”