In Egypt, This Is What a Muslim Mob Did To a 70-Year-Old Woman of the Wrong Religion

Christians are a minority in Egypt, making up only about 10 percent of the population. As we’ve seen so often, religious majorities tend to roughshod over numerically weaker faith groups… and so it was in this case.

“A 70-year-old Christian woman [below, center, meeting with church elders] [was] stripped naked, beaten and paraded through the streets by a mob of around 300 Muslim men in a village in southern Egypt.”


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Islamic Council In Pakistan Instructs Muslims On How To Better Beat Their Wives

One feature shared by patriarchal religions is that men are often trying to figure out how hard and with what objects they may hit “inferior” people like their children or wives.

It is in that proud tradition that, even in the twenty-first century (or, fittingly, in the fifteenth century if you’re a Muslim), some prominent adherents of Islam still advocate wife-beating as a matter of theology.


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Satirical CAIR Commercial Promotes “Islamophobin,” a Pill To Cure Anti-Muslim Dread

For various reasons, I’ve never been a fan of CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations. But this new video, produced by that Muslim advocacy group, uses humor to convey CAIR’s anti-Islamophobia message.


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After Football Sex Scandal, Baylor U. Merely Demotes Ken Starr From President to Chancellor

The sexual assaults that happened on Ken Starr‘s watch at Baylor, the largest Baptist university in the world, won’t cost the former Bill Clinton tormentor his employment. 


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A Former Preacher Who Killed His Wife and His Lover’s Husband Feels Beset By Demons and God

A dentist and former lay preacher in Northern Ireland who killed his wife and his lover’s husband, and made it look like a double suicide, has been back in the news following the recent TV series The Secret that is based on the case.

“Colin Howell killed his wife Lesley (née Clarke) and the husband of his lover, Trevor Buchanan…, in what appeared to be a suicide pact between two lovers. The bodies were found in a fume-filled car in Castlerock on May 19, 1991.

Howell, a native of Portadown and a dentist by occupation, was a deeply religious father of ten and a former lay preacher.

His criminal career wasn’t over yet. Between 1998 and 2008, Howell sedated at least five women in the dentist’s chair of his surgery, sexually abusing them after they slipped into unconsciousness.


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