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The Course of Reason On Air Session 3: Blasphemy Rights and the Campaign for Free Expression

September 5, 2013

Why is blasphemy an important issue for the non-religious? Why do we, of all people, care about promoting free expression? How is the defense of free expression a humanistic endeavor? 

Join the discussion next Monday, September 9 starting at 9:00 PM EST. A live stream of the event (a live online Google Hangout with video) will be posted to the Google+ event page, where campus organizers Sarah Kaiser and Cody Hashman will be joined by student leaders and CFI Office of Public Policy director Michael De Dora to discuss International Blasphemy Rights Day, coming up on September 30, and how and why we can promote free expression.

This session's guests include: 

Michael De Dora
Center for Inquiry
Director of the Office of Public Policy






Hassan Khalifeh
Wayne State Uniersity SSA






Seth Kurtenbach
Public Liaison the Elder






Sarah Elizabeth Maddox
St Cloud State University SSA 






Stef McGraw







This event will be live broadcast on the Google+ event page (a youtube url will also be provided). The hangout session will also be recorded for later viewing.

Click here to view the Google+ event page.

You can submit questions on the Google+ event or by tweeting us at @CFIOnCampus.


About the Author: Sarah Kaiser

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Sarah Kaiser is a field organizer for CFI On Campus. Prior to her work at CFI, she got her start in the freethought movement as the co-founder and president of the Secular Alliance at Indiana University, where she helped organize a nationally recognized atheist bus ad campaign and large campus speaking events. As an atheist, a feminist, and a small part of the universe's way of understanding itself, she is thrilled at the chance to help advance CFI's mission. On Twitter: @sarahebkaiser.




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