Puerto Rican Atheists Are Receiving Threats Online After Their Activism Becomes More Public


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This is a guest post by Manolo Matos. He is one of the hosts of Podcast Ateorizar and can be found on Twitter at @manolomatos.

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A few days ago the American Atheists convention in Puerto Rico was announced with billboards around the island. (The convention will take place on August 21-23 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino in Old San Juan.)

Just hours after this announcement was made in the local newspapers of the island, one of the organizing groups, Humanistas Seculares de Puerto Rico (Secular Humanists of Puerto Rico) started receiving death threats over social media.

Wishing to rip apart some atheists, but since they rip each other apart, I’ll let them be. -ElSabioDeLaCalle7 When he drinks too much wine

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