Feds find ‘bondage’ kit in storage unit of child molesting Christian radio host

Handcuffs, chains and duct tape were found in a storage unit belonging to popular Christian radio host John Baylo, recently arrested for allegedly paying for sexual encounters with young boys. MLive reports federal authorities are confirming that a storage unit rented to former Christian radio host John Balyo had a "bondage" kit that contained items including handcuffs, chains and duct tape. According to court records, Balyo, a morning host and on-air personality at a popular Michigan … [Read more...]

‘Faith, family and freedom’ GOP candidate explains public masturbation fetish

A Republican running for Michigan's state Legislature is reassuring voters that his bizarre sexual fetish involving spark plugs and public masturbation does not detract from his conservative family values. Jordan D. Haskins is running to represent Michigan’s 95th House district in the state legislature and he wants voters to look past his bizarre sexual fetish and multiple felony convictions because he is a conservative Republican whose “stool of conservatism” is held up by “faith, family and fr … [Read more...]

Christian homeschoolers lock boy in basement for two years

Solitary confinement: Christian homeschoolers in Georgia have been charged with first-degree cruelty to children and false imprisonment after keeping their 13-year-old son alone and locked up in a dark basement for nearly two years as punishment for stealing. Recardo Wimbush, 33, and Therian Cornelia Wimbush, 37, say they confined their young teen son because he’d taken the family DVD player and then lied about it. According to Cpl. Jake Smith, a spokesman for Gwinnett police:The victim h … [Read more...]

Slut-shaming Christian motivational speaker arrested while covered in his own vomit

Justin Lookadoo, a popular Christian motivational speaker with a reputation for misogyny, was arrested on charges of public intoxication earlier this week after he was found passed out and covered in vomit in his own automobile. Salon reports:Lookadoo, the Christian motivational speaker who makes a living telling teenagers that “dateable girls know how to shut up,” was arrested in Indiana this week for public intoxication. Police found Lookadoo passed out in his car, which he had app … [Read more...]

Texas cop kills for Christ, claims he is a ‘Christian Warrior’

Killing for Jesus? A Texas police officer has written a controversial book in which he justifies killing by invoking his Christian faith. SWAT Officer Charlie Eipper claims he was confident that Jesus Christ condoned and even supported his use of deadly force after killing a man in the line of duty, and explicates his convictions in his self-published book “Jesus Christ on Killing.” Eipper says he was motivated to write the book after watching the movie “Rambo IV.” Eipper explains the movie, se … [Read more...]

Mother cited religious reasons for refusing to admit sick infant to hospital

A Florida mother was arrested after refusing to seek medical treatment for her sick and dehydrated newborn, telling police she preferred to “pursue a religion based treatment” for her child. Sarah Anne Markham was arrested Tuesday on a charge of child neglect. According to police, a pediatrician told Markham that her baby needed to be admitted to Florida Hospital South for treatment because the child was dehydrated and was losing weight. However, according to a Casselberry Police Department rep … [Read more...]

School Board Director advocates for climate change denial

Tea Party science? A School Board Director and Tea Party Republican in Pennsylvania wants science textbooks to be supplemented with a pamphlet about the “true science” of global warming denial. Saucon Valley School Board Director Bryan Eichfeld called an environmental science textbook's global warming chapter propaganda, and pushed the school board to supplement the book with "true science" at a school board meeting earlier this week. Eichfeld claimed “there’s a lot of clear propaganda…based on … [Read more...]

Federal court rejects religious objections to vaccines

Religious objections to vaccines do not trump public health concerns and are not constitutionally protected, according to a federal judge in Brooklyn. The New York Times reports Judge William F. Kuntz ruled against a group of parents who sued the city for turning their unvaccinated children away from public school during outbreaks of contagious diseases like measles. The ruling upholds a New York City policy that bans unvaccinated students from public school when a classmate has a … [Read more...]