Patrick McCollum Q&A at PSG 2011

On Monday night, Pagan chaplain and activist Patrick McCollum held a press conference at the 2011 Pagan Spirit Gathering where he discussed the recent 9th Circuit Court ruling in the Patrick M. McCollum; et al., v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; et al. case. The PSG Media Camp have provided me with audio of the entire Q&A, which I have uploaded to Archive.org for public dissemination. The audio is in the public domain and may be rebroadcast by any podcast or radio show so long as proper attribution is made. Listen to/download the audio here. Here's the initial write-up of the press conference from PNC reporter Cara Schulz: McCollum calls press conference to cl … [Read more...]

Unleash the Hounds! (Link Roundup)

There are lots of articles and essays of interest to modern Pagans out there, sometimes more than I can write about in-depth in any given week. So The Wild Hunt must unleash the hounds in order to round them all up.Not too long ago hardliner Iranian clerics accused associates of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of “witchcraft” and “summoning genies.” If you're President Ahmadinejad how do you respond to that? By launching a "non-governmental organisation to identify those engaged in divination and exorcism as well as 'deviant schools of thought and false Gnosticism'". They are hoping an attack on "nonconformist youth culture, Sufi sects, [and] non-Islamic Gnostic groups such as popular Indi … [Read more...]


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