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News talked about in Social Media claiming, Iceland officially states religious faith is delusional and harmful. R

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Fake news claim: News talked about in Social Media claiming, Iceland officially states religious faith is delusional and harmful.
Reykyavik, Iceland – This small island country in the North Atlantic is home to many controversies. The country’s parliament voted in 2017 to place mental health warnings on all Bibles. In that same year, the nation took another secular step forward by banning American televangelists. Iceland is starting in 2020 by declaring all religions to be psychological disorders.

The Alþingi (the nation’s parliament) voted overwhelmingly in favor of the statute 60-3. The three politicians who voted against the decree reportedly believed the measure didn’t go far enough. “We don’t want to end up like the United States or Saudi Arabia, do we?” one anonymous representative mused.

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Facts Check Verdict: Article Labeled as Satire

News Verification: The article published by patheos.com on Jan 21, stating, “Iceland Declares All Religions Are Mental Disorders”, has become a point of talk on Social Media.  The article originated with a series called “Laughing in Disbelief,

 Many of the users highly commented on the very topic while many disagreed with the statement of the topic.

The article is not real and has been tagged as SATIRE





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