To Counter Christians, Satanists Will Hand Out Literature at a Seattle Transit Station Next Week

If you’re waiting at the Westlake Transit Station in Seattle to take a bus or train, then you’re bound to be greeted by Christians who want to convert you. They’ll hand out Bibles and chat up their faith, and it’s all perfectly legal.

Which is why the Satanists plan to join them.

According to the Seattle chapter of The Satanic Temple, members will be on hand to pass out Satanic literature on Saturday, March 12:

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A Florida Activist Wants to Erect a Giant Donald Trump Phallus Display Inside the State Capitol

After getting a Festivus Pole in the Florida State Capitol, and putting up displays of a butt-plugged Jesus on an upside-down cross, activist Chaz Stevens is going Shinto for his next stunt.

A request has been submitted with the Florida Department of Management Services to celebrate “The 2016 Shinto Kanamara Matsuri (かなまら祭り) Festival of the Steel Phallus.” Which, I should note, is a real thing.

Which, I should also note, is just a fancy way of saying Stevens wants to erect a giant penis with Donald Trump‘s face inside the Florida Capitol:

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Wife Foolishly Asks Reddit How to Convince Husband Not to Vaccinate Their Baby

Suppose you and your partner had a disagreement about how to raise your child. It would be wise to ask advice from others who have been through the same situation.

Now suppose you’re opposed to vaccinating your child. Your partner is adamantly on the side of science. Neither of you is willing to budge.

And then you ask Reddit for advice.

That’s what one very foolish pregnant mother did

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Grand Jury Discovers Decades of Child Abuse, Hundreds of Victims, in Pennsylvania Diocese

I don’t usually do this, but this is pretty horrifying stuff. So, content warning for rape and child abuse.

A Pennsylvania grand jury investigation into the Pennsylvanian Altoona-Johnstown Diocese has wrapped up, and its findings are gut-wrenching: hundreds of children were sexually abused by Church leaders over the course of decades. More to the point, the Church not only knew about it, but also went so far as to interfere with police investigations in order to hide it.

The most infuriating part of it all? The plan worked:

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A Thorough Look at the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Child Abuse Problem

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have an obvious problem with child abuse in their church, one that is exacerbated by the Church insistence on secrecy.

There are the ridiculous ways they internally handle accusations. Like the “Two Witness rule,” which says your account of abuse is only taken seriously by Church elders if another person witnessed it… even though the only other person around may be the abuser himself.

There’s one loophole to that rule: if a second victim comes forth, that counts as another witness. But, as Lloyd Evans points out in his very thorough video on abuse within the Church, that’s like letting an alleged murderer off the hook until he murders again.

The whole 90-minute video exposes the problem within the JW Church and how its leaders have done a horrible job of addressing it:

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