Hemant has reported on a situation at White Oak High School in Texas. It seems the principal of the school reads a bible verse over the loudspeaker every morning. We know this is happening because a student has recorded it happening on three different occasions. It’s a pity a student had to be the one [Read More…]
FAITH: Texas principal reading bible verses over loudspeaker & tips for setting up your case if your rights are being violated.
More “great” advice on how to manage family affairs from the “family values” crowd: The viewer said that while one parent was adamant about not attending “because it’s against the Lord’s plan,” the other felt that they should attend in order to show support and love for their child. In the past, Roberson has been very [Read More…]
FAITH: Poll finds about a quarter of British Muslims think violence over cartoons of Muhammad is justified.
A new BBC poll has found that a disturbingly high number of British Muslims think violence over cartoons of Muhammad is justified. A BBC poll gauging sentiments in Britain’s Muslim community following the Charlie Hebdo massacre found that more than a quarter harbor some sympathy for the motives behind the Paris attacks that left 17 people dead. [Read More…]
ISIS has taken to tossing gay people off the roofs of buildings lately. Apparently god was weighing whether to tell his followers to build houses for the poor or to kill gay people and went with killing gay people: Three men on top of a building, faces covered in black balaclavas, stand on either side [Read More…]
Back when I was still a Christian, I went through a phase where I was fascinated with the phenomenon of Mormonism. The rapid growth of the Latter-Day Saints puzzled me, and I also saw it as something of a threat to more orthodox Christianity. I wanted to try to understand how people could fall for [Read More…]
The police commissioner in New York, Bill Bratton, thinks the slight increase in homicides in New York is because of legalized marijuana in Colorado. Seriously: At a news conference Monday, New York Police Department commissioner Bill Bratton blamed a slight uptick in violence in the city (45 homicides at this point last year, versus 54 this [Read More…]
Politicians in Texas are pretty spectacular. Oh for the love of Christ (which is literally why shit like this happens). They’re discriminating against us for honoring our traditional values and for believing in a God greater than the government,” she said. Please. You’re perfectly free to believe in a god greater than the government. [Read More…]
Idaho is home to state rep. Christy Perry who is trying to make it so if you deny your children medical care for religious reasons and your kids die, you are exempted from any charges of neglect. Apparently neglect is care if you’re religious. Also war is peace. Long story short, Idaho has some real winners in [Read More…]
We keep hearing there’s this war on Christianity. It turns out, surprise, there isn’t: The right wing insists that there’s a war on Christianity. FBI hate crimes statistics tell a very different story, however. Far from being the victims of religiously motivated attacks, hate crimes against protestants are almost non-existent, while crimes against Jews, Muslims [Read More…]
Last night the Alabama Supreme Court, in a 6-1 vote, handed out a special ruling forbidding probate judges in Alabama from issuing same-sex marriage licenses: The Alabama Supreme Court handed down a special ruling Tuesday, ordering a stop to the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses by probate judges. The order addresses the confusion over same-sex [Read More…]
ISIS has found a new target for death threats: twitter. Apparently twitter won’t violate their terms of service so ISIS can tweet out their murders, which they think merits more murders: ISIS supporters on Sunday called on jihadis around the world to kill Twitter employees because of the company’s frequent blocking of their social media [Read More…]