When Faith Healing Becomes Faith Killing

The following is a guest post by M Dolon Hickmon September 4, 2014 – The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear arguments today in the case of Jacqueline Crank, an East Tennessee woman sentenced to 11 months, 29 days of unsupervised probation after being convicted of child neglect in the 2002 cancer death her 15-year-old daughter, [Read More...]

13:24: A Gripping Thriller About Religiously Justified Child Abuse

This is a guest post by George Waye of the blog Misplaced Grace. This post is a book review of M. Dolon Hickmon’s novel 13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession. “….Satan’s greatest trick wasn’t making people think he didn’t exist–it was convincing Christians that he couldn’t speak from the pulpit.” This realization, offered as the wisdom [Read More...]

CNN Investigates Christian Fundamentalists' Child Abuse

Brainless brutish bullying Bible-bashers busted: And last but not least, from the same show, here is a must-see disturbing interview with Jocelyn Zichterman, a woman raised abusively by a Independent Fundamental Baptist pastor with Pearl’s philosophy of discipline, wherein she describes in detail the methods of beating for hours with the goal of completely breaking [Read More...]

Sam Brinton On Coming Out At 10 And Going Into Aversion Therapy

Can you say “religiously motivated child abuse”? via Feminist Philosophers. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Pope’s Weaselly Excuses For Church Child Abuse In The ’70s

On Christmas, the Pope Benedict XVI tried, pathetically, to minimize the Church’s responsibility for the pedophilia scandals: Victims of clerical sex abuse have reacted furiously to Pope Benedict’s claim yesterday that paedophilia wasn’t considered an “absolute evil” as recently as the 1970s. In his traditional Christmas address yesterday to cardinals and officials working in Rome, [Read More...]

A Gay Blogger Undercover At “Love Won Out”

A couple of years ago now, Box Turtle Bulletin’s Jim Burroway attended Focus On The Family’s “Love Won Out” conference about how not to be gay.  It was a conference attended by few actual gays but, rather, primarily by their worried religious family members.  His report is long and endlessly informative, frustrating, enraging, and saddening. In [Read More...]

Child Brides Have To Pay Way Out Of Marriage

The Good Atheist writes: CNN has the touching and painful story of little Nujood Ali, a 10 year old Yemeni girl that recently had to fight to divorce her much older abusive “husband”. She’s become somewhat of a celebrity, and her parents (the same people who basically sold her away to a pervert) are angry that [Read More...]

There Are No Theists In Hospital Waiting Rooms

Have to post the video just for the great title alone. But the information is also important and sad.  Before watching this video, please do yourself a favor and read Those Who Walk Away From Omelas if you never have before.  It’s worth experiencing reading it for yourself before watching the video since the video [Read More...]

Saving Africa’s Witch Children

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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