Saudi Arabia Launches Girls Council Without Any Girls

Fail: Saudi Arabia launches Girls Council without women. Photos of the first meeting of “The Qassim Girls Council” in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia, show only men in attendance. The Internet mocked the repressive regime after pictures of the Qassim Girls’ Council emerged online. The publicity photos promoting the event that was supposed to promote women’s [Read More…]


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Texas Law Would Fine Men For Masturbating, Require Rectal Exam For Viagra

Proposed new law in Texas would require men who want Viagra to be subject to a rectal exam and would punish male masturbation with a $100 fine. House Bill 4260, called the “Man’s Right to Know Act,” was filed late last week by a Democratic Texas legislator Rep. Jessica Farrar. The Statesman reports the details [Read More…]


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White Nationalism: GOP Congressman Calls For Racial Purity

White Nationalism: For Iowa Congressman Steve King, if you are not white and Christian, you are not really an American. Rep. King raised eyebrows Sunday when he retweeted a message endorsing white supremacist Geert Wilders, a far-right candidate for Dutch prime minister. In his tweet King declared: Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our [Read More…]


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Anti-Vax Mom: Death From Disease Part Of Divine Plan

Anti-Vax Madness: Minnesota mom refuses to vaccinate her children because according to her religious beliefs if you get sick and die it is part of some divine “plan.” Last month the Rochester School Board in Minnesota approved a measure “removing” unvaccinated students if they didn’t get an immunization, or provide an exemption. Currently state law [Read More…]


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Oregon: Faith-Healing Parents Investigated In Infant’s Death

Faith-healing kills: Infant dies after faith-healing parents in Oregon fail to get medical attention for their new-born daughter. According to reports, Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an Oregon City couple whose infant daughter died of apparent breathing complications just hours after she was born earlier this month. Sarah Mitchell, 24, gave birth to 2 girls at [Read More…]


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Oklahoma Bill Would Force Christian Prayers Into Public Schools

American Taliban: New legislation would result in students being coerced into Christian prayers in Oklahoma public schools.  SB 450 – also known as the “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act” for Schools – claims to protect “voluntary religious expression in the classroom.” However, in reality, the legislation would force public school students to participate in Christian prayers. [Read More…]


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Ben Carson Says Slaves Were ‘Immigrants’

Ben Carson, newly confirmed Housing and Urban Development Secretary, calls slaves “immigrants” while speaking to department employees on Monday. In his debut as secretary of Housing and Urban Development Carson explained to department employees that slaves were hard working immigrants: That’s what America is about, a land of dreams and opportunity. There were other immigrants [Read More…]


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GOP Congressman: Jesus Says Poor People Don’t Want Health Care

Conservative congressman opposes medicare expansion because Jesus teaches that poor people don’t really want health care. Rep. Roger Marshall, (R-KS) uses Jesus to justify his opposition to Obamacare by explaining that poor people will reject health care, just like Jesus said. In a recent interview with STAT News, the conservative Christian lawmaker explained why  he [Read More…]


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Arkansas Bill Would Ban Howard Zinn Books From Public Schools

Arkansas Republican introduces legislation that would ban the works of historian Howard Zinn from public schools in the state. Arkansas State Rep. Kim Hendren has introduced legislation (House Bill 1834) that would ban all public schools and open enrollment charter schools from “including in its curriculum or course materials for a program of study books [Read More…]


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Trump Promises Taxpayer Money For Religious Schools

Trump’s school choice plan will fund private religious schools and destroy secular public education in the United States. During his address before a joint session of Congress earlier this week, President Donald Trump repeated his campaign pledge that he would provide taxpayer money to fund private, religious schools. In his speech Trump declared: I am [Read More…]


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