‘Demon Possessed’ Christian Missionary Convicted of Sexually Abusing Kenyan Orphans

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A Christian missionary from Oklahoma who claimed he was possessed by a demon has been convicted of sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage. Friday afternoon, a federal jury found 20-year-old Matthew Durham guilty on seven counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. He faces up to 30 years for each of [Read More...]

Missionary Accused of Raping Children Claims ‘Demon’ Made Him Do It

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Update: ‘Demon Possessed’ Christian Missionary Convicted of Sexually Abusing Kenyan Orphans An Oklahoma missionary is on trial for his life after confessing to molesting and raping as many as 10 orphans during a mission trip to Kenya. 20-year-old Matthew Durham told a U.S. federal court on Wednesday he was innocent but believed he was possessed by [Read More...]

Scott ‘Kill the Gays’ Lively In Federal Court Facing ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Charges

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Extreme anti-gay Christian pastor Scott Lively, the American architect of Uganda’s notorious “kill the gays” legislation, is in federal court today facing charges of “crimes against humanity.” According to a report issued by MassLive, lawyers for Lively will appear in U.S. District Court today to defend the controversial pastor against allegations of crimes against humanity [Read More...]

Free Raif: Saudi Supreme Court Upholds 10 years, 1,000 Lashes For Blogging

Moral Monsters for Allah: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has rejected appeals on behalf of blogger Raif Badawi, and upheld his sentence of 10 years and a 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam. Badawi’s only offence was to start a website, the Saudi Free Liberals forum, where he argued for secularism and free speech. In their brutality, [Read More...]

Michele Bachmann Advocates Christian Indoctrination For Immigrants

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Former Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is upset that an increasing number of Americans are identifying as social liberals, and believes indoctrinating immigrants into “America’s predominant Christian religion” would help reverse the progressive trend. Bachmann, speaking with the conservative World Net Daily, discussed the question “Why America is moving left” along with fellow conservatives Ann Coulter and [Read More...]

Jehovah’s Witness Parents Refuse Life Saving Treatment for Son

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Respect for God means letting their child die: A seven-year-old boy in Australia needs a liver transplant and a blood transfusion to live, but his parents are refusing the life-saving treatment because such medical procedures violate their sincerely held religious beliefs as Jehovah’s Witnesses. A hospital in Brisbane is currently appealing to the Australian Supreme [Read More...]

Scotland Bans Creationism From Science Classes

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Secular victory: The government of Scotland has issued a clear statement prohibiting the teaching of creationism in science classrooms. In September 2014, the Scottish Secular Society (SSS) lodged a petition with the Scottish Parliament asking for an explicit position to be taken on creationism in schools: Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish [Read More...]

Muslim Televangelist Warns Masturbation Causes ‘Pregnant Hand’ In Afterlife

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A popular Muslim televangelist In Turkey has set social media on fire after claiming Prophet Muhammad teaches that a man who masturbates will meet his hand “pregnant in the afterlife.” Turkish news source Hurriyet Daily News reports on popular Muslim televangelist Mücahid Cihad Han responding to a viewer asking about masturbation.  The viewer said he [Read More...]

Love Wins: Ireland Votes ‘Yes’ For Marriage Equality

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Social revolution: In a victory for love and human decency, and a well deserved defeat for the bigotry of the Roman Catholic Church, the people of Ireland vote to amend their constitution and legalize same-sex marriage. In a resounding victory for marriage equality the Irish people fulfill the promise of enlightened democracy and defeat the [Read More...]

Another Atheist Blogger in Bangladesh Assassinated By Muslim Militants

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For the third time this year an atheist blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh as Muslim militants desperately try to silence any and all critics of Islam in a campaign of savage brutality. CNN reports Ananta Bijoy Das, 32, was killed Tuesday morning as he left his home on his way to work. [Read More...]