Prominent Israeli Rabbi: Doctors Shouldn’t Treat Gentiles on the Sabbath

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef is very concerned about doctors following proper procedures when dealing with patients. Unfortunately, instead of the Hippocratic Oath, Rabbi Yosef has decided to go with Exodus, which dates from the same approximate period but is much less compassionate and has not been updated ever since. In fact, Yosef doesn’t want Jewish doctors [Read More...]

Norway Abolishes National Church

In an unprecedented move this week, the Norwegian Parliament voted unanimously to abolish the national Church. Considering that 72% of the population (3.6 million people) are non-believers, it may not be a very surprising move, but it’s still noteworthy. Before the parade starts, though, it turns out that this isn’t a complete separation of the [Read More...]

Catholic Organizations Sue Government Over Healthcare

On Monday, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington D.C. joined other Catholic organizations to sue the U.S. Government over a new healthcare law mandating them to provide employees with access to contraception as part of their health insurance. The lawsuit cites the First Amendment guaranteeing protection of religion. There are already provisions in the law which [Read More...]

A Republican Mississippi State Representative Really Hates Gay People

Earlier this month, the country was all abuzz with news that President Obama stands in support of gay marriage rights.  Of course, amid new Internet trends and celebrations, there was a predictable right-wing media backlash. One of the most spectacularly homophobic was the response of Mississippi State Representative Andy Gibson (Republican… of course): Rep. Gipson came [Read More...]

Mount Vernon Christians Are Complaining because the City Council’s Prayers Now Occur Two Minutes Earlier

The city council in Mount Vernon, Ohio just pissed off religious nuts in the region: As the May 14 meeting drew to a close, four council members spoke against the change. Afterward, on the city hall steps, voices and questions were raised: Who complained? Who made the decision? Why wasn’t prayer on the agenda anymore? [Read More...]


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