Jehovah’s Witnesses Leader: We’re Losing Money and Need Your “Valuable Things”

Lloyd Evans calls our attention to the May episode of the Jehovah’s Witness online show, JW Broadcasting, in which Governing Body member Stephen Lett explains how the Church is losing money.

We don’t know how much since he never gives actual information… but Lett explains in the same way a Kindergarten teacher talks to five-year-olds that the Church needs all your “valuable things.”



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Hillsdale College Chaplain Asks Students To Pray Away The “Evil” of Same-Sex Marriage

The chaplain of Hillsdale College, a nonprofit liberal arts school in Hillsdale, Michigan, sent a bizarre email to the school community this week asking for their prayers against marriage equality.

Chaplain Peter Beckwith (below) cited the marriage equality cases before the Supreme Court, which many believe will end up legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, to describe how “evil” was afoot and Hillsdale students, alumni, and staff should pray against it.



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Former Scientologists File Lawsuit Against the Church to Get Their Money Back

John and Mary Lou Dettmer were Scientologists until they left for reasons unknown. Now, the couple is suing the Illinois branch of the Church of Scientology in the hopes of recovering $78,000 of the $300,000 they donated over the years:



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Faith Healer Cindy Jacobs Claims She Turned Metal into Bone

Surgeons, set down your scalpels. Cindy Jacobs, co-founder of Generals International, has turned your hard-earned diplomas into mere toilet paper.

On a recent trip to Argentina, Cindy and her husband Mike Jacobs took to the stage in a packed church for two nights of healing the ill and broken in an untraditional (and medically unsound) way. Armed with only a microphone and the presence of 2,000 gullible attendees, Cindy, with the Lord inside her (but, like, not in a sexy way), miraculously straightened bowed legs, turned metal to bone, kicked the habit out of druggies, and made the immobile run maniacally.



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Texas Senate Passes Bill Removing Abortion Coverage from Health Insurance Plans, Even for Rape Victims

Texas Republicans still don’t give a shit about women:

The Texas Senate voted Tuesday to eliminate insurance coverage for abortion through private insurance plans and plans purchased through the federal health care exchange.

Sen. Larry Taylor (above) sponsored SB 575 because he doesn’t want anyone to have to pay for abortion coverage if they don’t want to:

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