Muslim mob beats woman to death for burning Koran

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An angry mob of Muslims surround a mentally ill woman who allegedly burned a copy of the Koran, attacking her with sticks and stones before setting her body ablaze in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan.According to reports a mob of angry Muslims cheered while others punched, kicked and stoned the mentally ill woman before setting her body on fire and throwing it into a muddy river in the heart of Kabul, all for allegedly burning pages of Islam's holy book.Shocking video has emerged … [Read more...]

Guru convinced 400 men to castrate themselves to be closer to God

‘Guru of Bling’ collects testicles for God: An Indian spiritual leader is accused of convincing up to 400 followers to remove their testicles, claiming that by doing so the men would be able to speak directly to God.Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, known as “The Guru in Bling,” is accused of coercing hundreds of followers to undergo the procedure at a hospital run by his spiritual organization.India’s Central Bureau of Investigation has reportedly obtained statements from victims, saying the cast … [Read more...]

NYC abandons consent requirement for Jewish oral suction circumcision ritual

New York City caves to pressure from the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and abandons a policy requiring written consent from parents before a mohel can perform metzitzah b'peh, a barbaric circumcision ritual that involves orally suctioning blood from the wounded penis.Metzitzah b'peh is a bizarre Jewish ritual where a member of the ultra-Orthodox clergy known as a mohel uses his mouth to suck the blood off a newborn's penis immediately after circumcision, in order to “ritually cleanse the w … [Read more...]

North Dakota GOP prevents Muslim from offering opening prayer

Freedom of religion is only for Christians: North Dakota House Republicans cancelled a Muslim prayer scheduled to be delivered earlier this week because Christians shouldn't be “forced” to listen to someone who “worships another god.”House Republicans were upset that a Muslim cleric was scheduled to appear on Ash Wednesday, a religious holiday observed by most Catholics and some Protestant denomination, and so they canceled the planned appearance of  Dr. Nadim Koleilat, the board president of … [Read more...]

Bible Belt seduced by 50 Shades of Grey

Despite protests from Christian conservatives, folks in the Bible Belt are flocking to see the steamy film 50 Shades of Grey making its debut in theaters across the country this weekend.Rachel Maddow reports that the film is particularly popular in Southern, Bible Belt states, and especially so in Tupelo, Mississippi, the backyard of the anti-gay, Christian hate group, The American Family Association (AFA).Last week the AFA released a statement claiming the film “borders on pornography an … [Read more...]

Shooting at Free Speech event targets cartoonist who depicted Mohammed

Terror in Copenhagen: Danish police have confirmed that one civilian has been shot dead and that three police officers have been injured in an attack on a freedom of speech event organized by supporters of Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced numerous threats for drawing the Prophet Mohammed.Police confirmed that a shooting had taken place at a cafe in the Osterbro section of Copenhagen, which is where the free speech event, "Arts, blasphemy and freedom of speech." was taking place on … [Read more...]

Atheists and humanists condemn Chapel Hill Shooting

Muslim lives matter: Atheists and humanists are condemning the senseless shooting of three American Muslims near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by a self-described atheist.According to reports, last night 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks went to an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shooting and killing three American Muslims - 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19 - before … [Read more...]

Obama at Prayer Breakfast affirms right to be godless

President Barack Obama speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Feb. 5, 2015.

President Barack Obama affirms the right of every person to reject faith in God, and to do so free from persecution and fear, while speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast.Speaking at the annual event Obama condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world, declaring that "no god condones terror."Obama said that the “twisting and distorting” of faith is “not unique to one group or one religion,” noting that Christians also had a history o … [Read more...]