Saudi academic claims women drive because ‘they don’t care if they are raped’

In a feeble attempt to justify Saudi Arabia’s prohibition against female drivers a Saudi academic claims Western women who drive “don’t care if they are raped on the roadside” because “sexual violence is no big deal to them.”In a recent TV interview Saleh al-Saadoon, a prominent Saudi Arabian historian, claimed that women can be raped when a car breaks down, but Saudi Arabia protects its women from that risk by not allowing them to drive in the first place.The bizarre remarks were made du … [Read more...]

West Virginia lawmaker claims pregnancy via rape is ‘beautiful’

In a twisted attempt to explain why rape victims should be denied access to abortion, a Republican lawmaker in West Virginia claims rape is “beautiful” when it produces a pregnancy.On Thursday, Republican Delegate Brian Kurcaba said that abortion bans should not have exceptions for women who became pregnant from sexual assault because “what is beautiful is the child that could come from this.”According to David Gutman, a Charleston Gazette reporter, Kurcaba said: Obviously rape is awful. … [Read more...]

Slut-shaming Christian mom declares leggings ‘lustful’


Sharia for Jesus: In a blog post gone viral a Christian wife and mother from Oregon argues leggings cause men to “think lustful thoughts,” and vows to give up wearing the sexy pants to honor God and her husband.Christian Blogger Veronica Partridge recently created a social media firestorm after making a dramatic declaration on why she will no longer wear “lustful” leggings.Partridge reports she confronted her husband about his thoughts on women wearing tight leggings and yoga pants to whi … [Read more...]

Attempt to stop child marriage in Saudi Arabia fails

Islam: Religion of pedophiles? Despite efforts by human rights activists to end the barbaric practice of child marriage, Muslim men will continue to marry girls under the age of 15 in Saudi Arabia.The push to raise the legal age of marriage to 15 was crushed after the Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the most senior religious authority in the country, ruled that Islam supports men marrying underage girls.The Grand Mufti ruled that it’s acceptable for men to marry girls under t … [Read more...]

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...]

Religious freedom? Michigan House passes right to discriminate bill

License to hate: Calling it religious freedom, Republicans in the Michigan House have pushed through a draconian measure that would allow individuals to discriminate against gays and others based on "sincerely held religious beliefs."The Republican-led House voted 59-50 along party lines Thursday to pass the Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act, HB 5958.The bill supposedly providing protections for people with sincerely held religious beliefs was put on a fast track Thursday, … [Read more...]

Janay Rice reports domestic abuse in elevator was God’s plan

Janay Rice

Claiming “God chose me and Ray for a reason,” Janay Rice says the elevator attack that attracted national media attention was all part of God's plan.Speaking with Matt Lauer on Monday’s edition of NBC’s the Today Show, Rice said she believes that she and Ray were "chosen" to help bring awareness to domestic violence.Rice said: “I feel like God chose me and Ray for a reason and it was definitely to bring awareness to what people are going through every day. You know it’s not what I am goi … [Read more...]

Turkish President claims women are not equal to men

Islam means misogyny: Claiming “Our religion has given women a station: the station of motherhood,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares men and women cannot be equal.Speaking at a meeting in Istanbul on women and justice, Erdogan offended all reasonable people after arguing that women are not equal to men because men and women are created differently. As a result, according to Erdogan, women cannot be expected to undertake the same work as men.Erdogan, a devout Muslim, often c … [Read more...]