Catholic Bishops claim tetanus vaccines sterilize women

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are pushing a wild conspiracy theory, claiming vaccines for tetanus contain a stealth ingredient that renders women of childbearing age sterile.Earlier this week, the Bishops of Kenya issued a statement claiming a clandestine population control program disguised as a tetanus vaccine program was being run by the World Health Organization and UNICEF.On Tuesday (Nov.11), the Kenyan Bishops appeared before the parliamentary health committee claiming they had tested … [Read more...]

Texas: Next Lieutenant Governor believes God speaks through ‘Duck Dynasty’

Sen. Dan Patrick

Republican Texas lieutenant governor candidate Sen. Dan Patrick is crazy for Jesus, which makes him at once both dangerous, and absurd.By all accounts, Patrick, a two-term state senator running for lieutenant governor, is destined to win the November election for lieutenant governor, assuming the office of what many argue is the most powerful political position in Texas.Yet Patrick is a dangerous Christian extremist who claims "There is no such thing as separation of church and … [Read more...]

Texas Taliban: Undercover video exposes anti-abortion terror tactics

Screenshot from video detailing anti-abortion protester’s tactics

Christian terrorists: In Texas, anti-abortion activists are caught on video sharing tactics on intimidating and harassing abortion providers, clinic staff, and patients.A recently released video from NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Progress Texas, entitled “Keeping Abortion Facilities Closed," reveals the disturbing lengths anti-abortion advocates will take to terrorize and harass abortion providers, clinic staff, and patients.The video was recorded during a training session at the Texas C … [Read more...]

Turkish leader tells women not to laugh out loud in public

Laughter is immoral? Citing the Quran, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said women should not laugh in public.Speaking during an Eid el-Fitr meeting on July 28, Arinc complained about “moral corruption” in Turkey, and described his ideal of a chaste Muslim woman, noting: “She will not laugh in public. She will not be inviting in her attitudes and will protect her chasteness.” People need to discover the Quran once again, Arinc said, lamenting what he claims to be a steady decline … [Read more...]

ISIS orders female genital mutilation for all women and girls in Iraq

The United Nations reports the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ordered all girls and women between the ages of 11 and 46 to undergo female genital mutilation. Major media outlets are reporting the Islamic militants have issued a "fatwa" demanding female genital mutilation that could affect about 4 million women and girls. U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Iraq Jacqueline Badcock, reports:"This is something very new for Iraq, particularly in this area, and is of … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson on the virtues of modesty and ‘sensual laced stockings’

Televangelist Pat Robertson

Sounding like a hip Muslim Mullah, televangelist Pat Robertson praised “sensual laced stockings” while claiming modesty is “hot,” and purity culture is “cool.” After airing a story asking “How much skin can a girl show before it's a sin?” Robertson waxed philosophical on the virtues of modesty while offering tips to the ladies on seduction and the heterosexual male. Robertson expressed his preference for laced stockings over bare legs, noting:“From a purely prurient standpoint, a laced st … [Read more...]

Hobby Lobby decision paves way for Christian theocracy

Hobby Lobby - Symbol of Christian Oppression

The Hobby Lobby decision elevates conservative Christian dogma above the law, and paves the way for a Christian theocracy. In the disastrous Hobby Lobby decision, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations can have religious beliefs, and use those beliefs to discriminate against employees. The decision opens the floodgates to claims by corporations and others for religious exemptions. Immediately after the recent Hobby Lobby ruling a group of anti-gay religious leaders wrote a letter to Pr … [Read more...]

George Takei leads Hobby Lobby boycott

Takei hobby lobby

“Religious freedom run amok." Calling the Hobby Lobby decision a “stunning setback for women’s reproductive rights” actor and human rights activist George Takei is leading a boycott against the chain of conservative Christian craft stores. Takei, speaking for many Americans, is angry about a decision by the Supreme Court allowing the craft store Hobby Lobby to opt out of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Writing on his personal blog, Takei eloquently expresses the frustra … [Read more...]


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