Fearing abortion and lesbians, Conservative Christians boycott Girl Scout cookies

But those pro-choice Thin Mints are delicious! Silly conservative Christians are once again boycotting Girl Scout cookies, claiming the beloved organization is in reality a nefarious group promoting abortion and lesbianism to little girls.Yes, it is that time of year again when Girl Scouts are out in force selling their delicious cookies, and this year conservative Christians are offering dire warnings about the cookies in an action dubbed CookieCott 2015.Ann Saladin is one of those … [Read more...]

GOP lawmaker claims women are inferior: ‘a lesser cut of meat’


Bible based misogyny: South Carolina State Senator Thomas Corbin insults a female colleague, claiming women are “a lesser cut of meat” because the Bible teaches Eve was created from Adam’s rib.During a working dinner with other lawmakers last week discussing legislation aimed at curbing domestic violence, Corbin made some despicable insults directed at women in general, and his colleague and fellow Republican, Sen. Katrina Shealy, in particular.According to reports, when a plate of ribs w … [Read more...]

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...]