Orland Park Library Fundraiser

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Megan Fox is the Creationist mother who made a viral video "debunking" an evolution exhibit  at the Field Museum.

She's also the same person who's cost the Orland Park Public Library over $125,000  because of frivolous FOIA requests over the library's lack of Internet censorship.

I love this library. I grew up near this library. I've received a lot of help from these librarians over the years. 

I think it would be a wonderful gesture -- and a strong rebuke to the ignorance displayed in Fox's video -- if we could take our frustration and turn it into something positive. Even if Fox won't teach herself about evolution, we can make sure the library has all the resources it needs to educate others in the community.
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Thanks for your support, everyone. I've turned off the ability to donate and plan to hand over the check to the library soon. I'll post an update after it happens!
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Hi, everyone! Thanks for all the donations so far! I plan to keep this fundraiser going a few more weeks (because I have an Atheist Voice video about this situation going up very soon).

I plan to send (or deliver) the check to the library by the end of the month.

More updates to come soon.
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Alicia Norman
46 months ago

I can't wait to hear what happen next! My best to you and the Library -- I hope Megans plans go down in flames.

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Hezam Humaidan
47 months ago

Congratulations! i wish you the best.

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Hemant Mehta
47 months ago

@Rich -- Given the nature of the Orland Park Library's board, this shouldn't be a problem. Last year, in Morton Grove, there were a few board members who wrongly assumed we were some sort of hate group. If there are any problems, I can also meet with them personally.

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Rich Towers
47 months ago

Hi Hemant, Just with the memory of a previous fund raiser still fresh in mind, have you checked and checked again that the library is actually willing to accept a donation from the atheist community? It does seem that, on this occasion, the recipient is the victim of a narrow minded individual, rather than an entity unwittingly drawn into a controversy, however they may not see it quite like that and may perceive acceptance of this donation as potentially provoking a creationist response more costly than the value of the donation.

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$7,614 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 316 people in 47 months
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JD
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Jennifer Davison
46 months ago (Monthly Donation)
$100
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46 months ago
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$10
Stephanie Cruz
46 months ago

Very kind of you to organize this fundraiser

Alicia Norman
46 months ago

I can't wait to hear what happen next! My best to you and the Library -- I hope Megans plans go down in flames.

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Hezam Humaidan
47 months ago

Congratulations! i wish you the best.

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Hemant Mehta
47 months ago

@Rich -- Given the nature of the Orland Park Library's board, this shouldn't be a problem. Last year, in Morton Grove, there were a few board members who wrongly assumed we were some sort of hate group. If there are any problems, I can also meet with them personally.

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Rich Towers
47 months ago

Hi Hemant, Just with the memory of a previous fund raiser still fresh in mind, have you checked and checked again that the library is actually willing to accept a donation from the atheist community? It does seem that, on this occasion, the recipient is the victim of a narrow minded individual, rather than an entity unwittingly drawn into a controversy, however they may not see it quite like that and may perceive acceptance of this donation as potentially provoking a creationist response more costly than the value of the donation.

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