Georgia High School Band Plays Religious Hymn at Football Game

It was just last week when West Laurens High School (Georgia), which used to have illegal pre-game invocations over the loudspeakers, tried out a moment of silence instead. The change took place following a warning from Americans United for Separation of Church.

But Friday night, the band director pushed God into the game in a different way:

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Don’t Slam the Door on Jehovah’s Witnesses Too Hard… Or Else

In this short film, a Jehovah’s Witness gets revenge after getting the door slammed in his face one too many times…

(Possibly NSFW due to violence)



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White Collar Criminal Gets Released on Bond Because He’s a Respected Religious Leader

Vitaly Korchevsky used to be a Vice President for Morgan Stanley and took part in a huge securities fraud scheme. In essence, he hacked into an archive of business press releases that had not been made public to traders, took action based on the information in them, and hauled in about $100 million when everyone else got the news.

Korchevsky himself made $17 million (though he has pled not guilty to charges).

But instead of heading to jail, he’ll be released on bond because the judge took note of his religious leadership:



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Two Indian Sisters Will Be Raped as Punishment for Their Brother’s Affair

When an Indian man named Ravi had an affair with Krishna, a married woman who belonged to a higher caste, a local council made up of unelected men in the village decided to punish him.

They sentenced Ravi’s two sisters to be raped and paraded naked through the village with blackened faces.

Seriously. That’s the punishment.



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Utah Wants to Ban Polygamous Cohabitation, but the Sister Wives Family is Fighting Back

In 2013, Kody Brown‘s family won a court battle that said he and his wives could legally live together in Utah. (The polygamous family stars in the TLC show Sister Wives.)

While he has religious reasons for being married to multiple women, the state only allows him to be married to one. He wasn’t challenging that. This was about whether he could live with the other women as if they were in a marriage (as opposed to having, say, another female roommate leasing the space), something he can do everywhere else but Utah.

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