Caste-Based Honor Killings in Rural India

You’ve heard of “honor killings” where a victim of rape is killed because she has “dishonored” her family…? This is a different version of the same horrid practice: In India, clan councils want the government to ban marriages within the same sub-caste. But some couples who choose love over tradition pay the ultimate price: death [Read More...]

Paul Prather Needs to Look in the Mirror

Paul Prather is a “contributing columnist” to the Lexington Herald-Leader. He’s a pastor who has written an awful piece about atheism. And they wonder why no one reads newspapers anymore… Here’s a guy who stereotypes atheists while he writes that we stereotype Christians. He makes the same mistakes we’ve seen Christians make time and time [Read More...]

I Knew I Liked Porky Pig…

His recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance has a lovely little omission: This can only mean one thing. Porky was a Communist. Incidentally, yesterday was the 56th anniversary of the addition of the words “Under God” in the Pledge. [Read more...]

Why is a Church “Adopting” This Public School?

Public schools across the country are facing budget issues — good luck finding a teaching job for next year — and they’re looking for any way to cut costs without having to fire staff. Out of desperation, they will also try to raise money in questionable ways. Like this school in Florida: When his budget [Read More...]

Iceland Legalizes Gay Marriage

Today, Iceland politicians voted unanimously to allow gay marriage: The Althingi parliament voted 49 to zero to change the wording of marriage legislation to include matrimony between “man and man, woman and woman,” in addition to unions between men and women. Iceland, a socially tolerant island nation of about 320,000 people, became the first country [Read More...]


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