Saudi gang rape victim punished with 200 lashes and six months jail

Saudi shame: A 19-year-old woman who was the victim of a violent gang rape in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to 200 lashes and six months in jail after being found guilty of being “indecent” at the time of the attack because she was not accompanied by a male guardian.The government defended the outrageous court decision, saying that the victim was at fault, and noting that Saudi courts abide by Sharia law which dictates that a woman cannot be in public without a male guardian.The ori … [Read more...]

Man jailed after marrying 12-year-old girl in Islamic ceremony

Child bride in Australia: A 27-year-old man who married and impregnated a 12-year-old girl in an Islamic ceremony arranged by the girl’s father has been sentenced to a maximum of 10 years and a minimum of seven-and-a-half years in jail.The man, who must remain unidentified due to Australian law, was a Lebanese student who met the girl at a Mosque in November 2013 after approaching the girl’s father and asking for an introduction.According to reports, the pair subsequently “married” in an … [Read more...]

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...]