GOP bill requires woman to get man’s permission for abortion

Push for patriarchy: Missouri Republicans push legislation that would force a woman who wants an abortion to obtain written permission from the father first, unless, of course, the woman is the victim of "legitimate rape."Rick Brattin, a state representative from outside Kansas City, and a self-described “devout Christian,” filed the bill earlier this month for next year's legislative session. The proposed measure reads: "No abortion shall be performed or induced unless and until the father … [Read more...]

American Christians support torture

What would Jesus do? Torture. Waterboarding, rectal feeding, sleep deprivation, and a slavish devotion to former Vice President Dick Cheney are all good things according to a majority of  Christians in the U.S.While a majority of Christians support torture, a majority of non-religious Americans oppose torture.Sara Posner, writing for Religion Dispatches, reports “Christians are more supportive of torture than non-religious Americans.” The following is an excerpt from that report: A new W … [Read more...]

Seventh Day Adventists charged in child’s death

In Canada, the parents of a dead toddler face charges after investigators determined a strict religious diet caused the death of their 14-month-old son.Jennifer Clark, 38, and Jeromie Clark, 34, of Calgary, were charged late last week with criminal negligence for failing to provide necessities of life for their son, who died last year.Today, Tuesday, the Clark’s were released on bail. According to the release conditions, neither can have unsupervised access to children under the age of 1 … [Read more...]

Michele Bachmann makes Moses honorary founding father in farewell address

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In her final speech on the House floor, Rep. Michele Bachmann attributed the United States' success to the Ten Commandments, claiming U.S. lawmakers stand “under the authority” of the ancient biblical figure Moses.Raw Story reports with an excerpt of Bachmann’s farewell speech on the House floor, given Tuesday, Dec. 9: “We have so much to be thankful for, so much to be grateful for. For many people who have never had the privilege of being in this House chamber before, this is the room where … [Read more...]

American Christian planned terrorist attacks against Islamic holy sites

U.S. now exporting Christian terror: Adam Everet Livvix, a Christian from Texas, has been indicted by Israeli prosecutors after undercover agents discovered Livvix was involved in an alleged terrorist plot against Islamic holy sites in Israel.Livvix, who is wanted in the United States for questioning on drug-related charges, was apprehended by Israeli police on November 19. The 30-year-old Texas man is being held in Israel for allegedly plotting to attack Islamic holy sites with stolen … [Read more...]

Florida elected officials walk out on atheist invocation

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Atheists face official bigotry and discrimination in Lake Worth, Florida: In an act of disrespect, four out of five City Commissioners, including Mayor Pam Triolo, walk out of a commission meeting to avoid hearing an atheist invocation.As Preston Smith, the invited speaker and an atheist, approached the podiuum to give the invocation for the commission meeting last week, Mayor Pam Triolo and three other city commissioners abruptly walked out of the room in order to avoids hearing the atheist … [Read more...]

American architect of Uganda’s ‘Kill the Gays’ bill faces trial for crimes against humanity

Extreme anti-gay Christian pastor Scott Lively, the American architect of Uganda’s ‘kill the gays’ legislation, will stand trial for crimes against humanity.Late last week the First Circuit Court of Appeals denied Lively’s petition to have the crimes against humanity lawsuit against him dropped.Lively is accused of violating international law by inciting the persecution of LGBT individuals in Uganda.In 2009 a group of American evangelists led by Lively conducted national rallies, semi … [Read more...]

Christian terrorist kills Muslim teen in Kansas City


Driving an SUV, a Christian convert who'd been making online and in-person threats against the Muslim community ran down and killed a 15-year-old Muslim boy getting into the family car outside a mosque in Kansas City, Mo.The victim, Abdisamad Sheikh-Hussein, was a sophomore at Staley High School in Kansas City, and a Muslim of Somali descent.The accused attacker, Ahmed H. Aden, is charged with murder for running the teen down in his SUV. Sources described Aden as a Somali Christian: a … [Read more...]