Anti-gay Christian bigots freak out over Harvey Milk stamp

Anti-gay Christian bigots are freaking out about a new postage stamp honoring gay icon and American hero Harvey Milk. The fundamentalist Christian organization, American Family Association, a designated hate group, is urging members not only to avoid purchasing the new stamp, but not to accept any mail postmarked with the U.S. Postal Service’s newly released Harvey Milk stamp as well. In a despicable and hate filled statement the group attempts to slander Milk, while giving members the f … [Read more...]

Muslim men buy child brides as young as nine in Niger

Childbride

Child brides are big business in the poverty stricken country of Niger, where daughters as young as nine years old are sold to wealthy Muslim men from neighboring Nigeria. BBC reports the marriage of young girls is a social norm in Niger, and given explicit backing by religious leaders. Islamic law allows marriage not by age, but by physical maturity, which is supposedly attained once a girl reaches the age of puberty. When the government of Niger tried to introduce laws to give more … [Read more...]

American Taliban: Utah modesty police edit girls’ yearbook photos

Female students at a public high school in Utah are angry after their yearbook photos were secretly edited by school administrators to cover up bare arms and modest necklines. The female students at Wasatch High School were surprised and angry to find that their yearbook photos had been edited to reveal less skin, and upset that the decision to make alterations in their yearbook photos was not consistent. In one case, two different girls were wearing nearly identical tops: one photo was … [Read more...]

Woman kills toddler while reenacting story of Abraham

Bible study gone wrong: Inspired by a church sermon on the Book of Genesis, a Florida woman allegedly killed a 2-year-old girl and attempted to kill the girl's 10-year-old brother in a failed attempt to recreate the Biblical story of Abraham. According to police, Kymberley Dawn Lucas, 40, is accused of killing 2-year-old Elliana  and trying to kill her 10-year-old brother Ethan before trying, unsuccessfully, to end her own life. Lucas and her longtime partner had raised the boy and girl since … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson says wife owes husband sex for doing the dishes

Quid pro quo? Televangelist Pat Robertson advises women to pay their husbands with sexual favors when the men perform household chores like doing the dishes. On Tuesday’s edition of the 700 Club Robertson said that wives need to understand the “male psyche,” noting that doing chores is a man’s “way of saying I love you.” Robertson was responding to a viewer who said she was bothered that her husband “has always felt the need to point out when he helps with chores around the house” by reminding … [Read more...]

Angry Muslims declare jihad on Cadbury chocolates

Chocolate jihad? Angry Malaysian Muslims are calling for a holy war against confectionery giant Cadbury after pork DNA was found in some of its products. The controversy started when pig traces were found in two Cadbury chocolate products following tests conducted by the Malaysian Health Ministry. Reacting to the discovery, the Malaysian Islamic Development Department immediately suspended the products' halal certification. Cadbury said it would recall all pork tainted items from … [Read more...]

Slavery in South Carolina: Bible College is forced labor camp for foreign students

Cathedral Bible College

Biblical morality? A South Carolina Bible College lured foreign students into their academic program only to exploit the students as forced labor by threatening their legal status. Reginald Wayne Miller, the president of Cathedral Bible College, was arrested late last week on accusations that he forced foreign students to work long hours for low wages by threatening to revoke their student visas if they complained or failed to comply with his demands. In essence, the Bible College treated … [Read more...]

Twitter caves to Islamic censors, blocks ‘blasphemous’ content in Pakistan

Twitter betrays the promise of Internet freedom by blocking content deemed ‘“blasphemous” by Islamic censors in Pakistan. Multiple reports indicate Twitter has been blocking so-called “blasphemous content” in Pakistan at the request of the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority. The New York Times reports it is the first time Twitter has deployed its controversial country-specific censorship policy, first unveiled in 2012. The Times goes on to report a number of Twitter accounts seemed to have … [Read more...]


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