Dawkins Tweets ‘Feminists Love Islamists’ – Pandemonium Ensues


Richard Dawkins is at the center of yet another controversy after promoting a controversial video comparing feminists to Islamists. Dawkins shared a link to the anti-feminist video “Feminists Love Islamists” on his Twitter account earlier this week. However, Dawkins deleted the tweet after he found out the female cartoon character in the comedy video was [Read More...]

Florida Bill Would Make Most Abortions A Felony

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Conservative Florida lawmakers want a ban on abortions because “all human life comes from the Creator.” Draconian legislation that would ban most abortions in Florida cleared a House panel on Monday. Tampa Bay Times reports that by an 8-3 vote Monday afternoon, a House criminal justice panel voted to advance sweeping legislation (HB 865), which [Read More...]

Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Misleading Planned Parenthood Videos Are Indicted


Good news: A Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing and indicts two anti-abortion activists behind misleading videos trying to smear the organization. In a surprising turn two anti-abortion activists with the Center for Medical Progress, the organization behind misleading and covertly-filmed videos of Planned Parenthood staff, were indicted in a Texas court [Read More...]

Christian Abstinence Video Compares Sexually Active Women To Worn Out Shoes

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Like a pair of old, worn-out shoes: a video promoting abstinence compares a sexually active woman to worn out sneakers. Everything about the video is wrong. It is in essence a profoundly sexist and misogynistic expression of contemporary American Christian culture that ultimately objectifies and degrades women. The fact is, making a fetish out of [Read More...]

Colorado Public School District Promotes Christian Purity For Girls

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American Taliban: A Colorado public school district is caught promoting a creepy Christian purity event that teaches girls as young as 11 that they must remain “pure” until they find a husband. Recently the parents of children attending Colorado’s Mesa Valley School District 51 got a flyer in their email inboxes advertising a Christian purity-based [Read More...]

Pakistan: Ban On Child Marriage Blocked By Islamic Clerics

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In Pakistan, a bill that would prohibit underage marriages has been withdrawn after Muslim clerics declared the ban to be “un-Islamic” and “blasphemous.” The Express Tribune reports the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony rejected the Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2014 after the  Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) dubbed it [Read More...]

Catholic Archbishop Blames Disobedient Wives For Domestic Violence

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Blaming the victim: A Catholic archbishop tells his congregation that the root cause of domestic violence is a woman’s disobedience to her husband. Speaking to his congregation in Toledo, Spain, Archbishop Braulio Rodriguez said that wives could escape being physically abused by not being disobedient and by not asking their husbands for a divorce. Rodriguez, [Read More...]

GOP Wants Women Who Have Abortions Charged With Murder

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Republicans are trying to criminalize abortion, and are advocating that women who have abortions be prosecuted for murder. Earlier this month a 31-year-old woman in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was arrested for allegedly using a coat hanger to try to end her pregnancy. Anna Yocca, 31, of Murfreesboro was charged with attempted first-degree murder in the incident, [Read More...]

Bill Would Make Viagra As Tough To Get As An Abortion

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Turnabout is fair play: A new bill in South Carolina would require a man who wants Viagra to go through the same humiliation and hassle as a woman seeking an abortion. Rep. Mia McLeod, a Democrat from Columbia, is introducing a bill that would require men looking to get Viagra or other erectile dysfunction (ED) [Read More...]

Attorney Says Abortion Providers Should ‘Hang By Their Necks’

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Prominent pro-life (forced birth) attorney Thomas W. Condit calls for the execution of abortion providers in front of a crowd of anti-abortion fanatics. Speaking at a rally held outside of a Cincinnati Planned Parenthood center last Summer Condit declares: We need to have an American version of the Nuremberg trials for crimes against humanity. … [Read More...]