Man convicted for trying to marry off his 12 year-old daughter. Judge says his religion is no excuse.

An Australian man has been arrested and convicted for arranging a marriage between his 12 year-old daughter and a 26 year-old man.  The man cited his religious beliefs, as if that makes this situation perfectly fine: A father who arranged for his 12-year-old daughter to marry and have sex with a 26-year-old university student, resulting [Read More…]

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A decade after legalizing same-sex marriage, Canada still waiting on god’s judgment.

There is a lovely article up in, of all places, the Mormon Press about what Canada is like ten years after same-sex couples were permitted to wed there.  The short of it is…nothing happened, aside from gays being able to marry: June 20, 2015 marked the ten-year anniversary of marriage equality in Canada. Six days [Read More…]

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Collin County, TX in an uproar over proposed Islamic cemetery.

There has been talk of an Islamic cemetery being built in Collin County, Texas.  Unsurprisingly the message from the community has essentially been that Muslims can either be interred in a cemetery with relics of a religion that isn’t theirs or bury their dead somewhere else: A proposal for a cemetery operated by the Islamic [Read More…]

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About that whole “virtue of poverty” talking point the pope’s been running…

Something about actions speaking louder than words. [Read more…]

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TLC officially gives the Duggars’ reality show the axe.

It’s official: 19 Kids and Counting is history: On Thursday, July 16, TLC announced it would be canceling the Duggar family’s reality series, 19 Kids and Counting, two months after Josh Duggar’s very public molestation scandal came to light. The family, however, is choosing to see the cancellation as a blessing. Sure they are. If [Read More…]

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Franklin Graham: liberals are stealing “husband” and “wife” from Christians!

In the wake of Obergefell it’s been proposed that the words “husband” and “wife” be changed to “spouse” on federal marriage documents.  This has made Franklin Graham a sad panda who is ranting about the bad guys stealing the words husband and wife from Christians (rather than updating federal documents which have fuck all to [Read More…]

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Jesus take the bill.

A woman has been arrested in Myrtle Beach when she refused to pay her restaurant tab under the insistence that Jesus was going to pick up the bill: Myrtle Beach Police were called to Bennetts Calabash just after 9 p.m. Sunday night when, according to the incident report, 51-year-old April Lee Yates was asked to [Read More…]

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New study concludes hardly any women regret their abortion.

My surprised face is getting a workout today. Despite all the doom and gloom fear-mongering under the guise of concern for women who want an abortion from the same crowd that threatens eternal suffering for not believing a guy rose from the dead, who said the military would collapse if we let gays serve, who [Read More…]

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Christians swarm meeting to demand pro-LGBT books be removed from Texas library – and lose.

The library in Hood County, Texas, has two books in the children’s section which educate kids about the existence of gay people.  Packs of local Christians find this unacceptable and descended upon the Commissioners’ court to demand those books be removed.  Because it’s not enough they don’t check them out for their own kids, they [Read More…]

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People leaving Greater Mount Moriah Baptist Church after receiving mandatory tithing letters.

After the Greater Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church sent out letters to its congregation saying tithes were mandatory, some members are confirming the authenticity of the letters: …a Tampa women told ABC Action News her church says she must pay more than $1,000 a year in donations or don’t come at all. And some are [Read More…]

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