Saturday News Links – July 6, 2013

 

Pat Robertson says something insulting and anti-woman again. This time involving the Marines – http://www.christianpost.com/news/pat-robertson-says-marine-training-was-easy-for-him-but-im-not-a-lady-98321/#QRffoyZtCWPbkm56.99

 

Time magazine published information about how child abuse not only causes PTSD and physical problems but it also can affect your DNA – http://healthland.time.com/2013/04/30/abused-children-may-get-different-form-of-ptsd/

 

Arizona lawmakers are proposing a law that will prevent atheists from being allowed to graduate from high school – http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2013/01/25/arizona-republicans-propose-bill-that-would-not-allow-atheists-to-graduate-high-school/

Heartbreaking story shared at the closing of Exodus International by the Christian parents of a gay man that lost their son -http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-robertson/just-because-he-breathes-learning-to-truly-love-our-gay-son_b_3478971.html

 

From the blog Away Point – Twenty Vile Quotes Against Women – http://awaypoint.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/mysogynistquoteschurchfathers/

 

The Prosperity Gospel and Celebrity Christian being preached in some of the Charismatic churches – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zach-j-hoag/calling-out-celebrity-christianity_b_3535794.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment&ir=Entertainment

 

Homicide convictions upheld in Wisconsin over death of 11 year old Kara Neuman by parental neglect. Kara died of treatable juvenile diabetes when her Pentecostal parents refused all treatment but prayer. Incidentally this child was pulled out of public school to be homeschooled less than a year before. At least in public school the teachers would have realized she was quite ill – http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/03/19275007-homicide-convictions-upheld-for-wisconsin-parents-who-treated-dying-daughter-with-prayer?lite

 

The White House official response to Americans calling for the naming of Westboro Baptist as an official hate group and revoking their tax exempt status – http://www.dailydot.com/politics/white-house-petition-response-westboro-baptist/

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce

 

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