The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how church leaders are great at telling stories (seriously):
Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Saskatchewan Premier Says His Province’s Legislature Will Keep Praying at Meetings
Last week, the Canadian Supreme Court ruled that the city of Saguenay in Quebec could not have Catholic prayers at meetings (as was tradition). While the decision was a welcome one, it was also narrow, applying only to Saguenay. What about other cities with religious invocations?
They’re already testing the law in Oshawa, Ontario, where the mayor says prayers will continue.
And the same thing is happening in Saskatchewan, where Premier Brad Wall (below) says prayers will remain in the legislature:
CNN’s Brian Stelter reports that Dr. Mehmet Oz will air a special episode of his show this Thursday in order to respond to allegations that he’s “promoting quack treatments and cures.”
It comes on the heels of a letter written by several top doctors to Columbia University urging school officials to distance themselves from Dr. Oz, who holds a faculty position there.
Last week, I posted video of a Jehovah’s Witness apostasy trial. Isaac had criticized some of the Church’s teachings and this was his last chance to explain himself. (If disfellowshipped, Isaac’s friends and family members still in the Church would be prohibited from ever speaking to him again.)
Part two of his hidden camera video is now online.