July 15, 2019

THREE Facebook posts that attacked anti-abortionists led to the firing of Elizabeth Cox from her job at Bishop England High School in Charleston, South Carolina – and she’s hit back by launching a lawsuit that claims the school ‘committed a criminal offence’. Two of the posts called out hypocrisy within the anti-abortion movement, and the third related to Alabama’s strict new law banning abortions in almost all circumstances  – including in cases of rape and incest. The lawsuit argues that the… Read more

July 14, 2019

A Texas detention centre for illegal immigrants – a concentration camp in all but name – had a spotlight shone on it on Friday when Jesus junkie Mike Pence made a guest appearance. Footage of the squalid conditions at the centre in McAllen, which included the Vice President looking “stiff, uncomfortable and almost angry”, led to him being labeled a “Fake Christian” on Twitter. One person wrote: Your beliefs don’t make you a better person, your behavior does. Pence –… Read more

July 14, 2019

IF idiocy were a TV series, rabbi Rafi Peretz Peretz would be a boxed set. Just days after he angered Jewish groups around the world by likening intermarriage to the Holocaust, Peretz  has spoken of the efficacy of gay conversion therapy – and in so doing incurred the wrath of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah, among others. In an interview yesterday (Saturday) Peretz, above, an Orthodox rabbi who comes from a military background, told Israel’s Channel 12 TV channel that… Read more

July 14, 2019

AUTHORITIES in Florence, Alabama, believe that more children may have been abused by John Martin, above, lead pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church, and have asked possible victims to come forward with any information they may have about him. According to this report, Martin is currently being held in the Lauderdale County jail with bail set at $60,000. He was arrested last month after confessing to four counts of sexual abuse involving one youngster. Angie Hamilton, an assistant District Attorney in… Read more

July 13, 2019

Cathedral High School fired ‘a very good’ educator after diocese ‘held a gun’ to its head JOSHUA Payne-Elliott, a social studies teacher who worked at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis for 13 years, has filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for insisting he be sacked for marrying his partner in 2017. Payne-Elliott, who was booted from his job at the Catholic school last month, claims the archdiocese interfered with his employment contract by demanding that the school fire… Read more

July 13, 2019

SHANNON Griffin, 49, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School in Burbank, Illinois, appeared in court on Wednesday of this week to face charges of sexual assault, solicitation of child pornography, distribution of harmful materials and grooming. Griffin, a mother of three, allegedly supplied alcohol to a 15-year-old student and had sex with him at least five times while he was underage. She is also alleged to have sent nude images to the teen and a 16-year-old boy using Snapchat and… Read more

July 12, 2019

MORE rampant bigotry from America’s religious right …  Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH), according to its website, is: Just what it sounds like – drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In spaces like this, kids are able to see people who defy rigid gender restrictions and imagine a world where people can present… Read more

July 12, 2019

JEWISH groups have expressed outrage over a remark made recently by newly-appointed Education Minister Rafi Peretz, above, who claimed that the rate of intermarriage among US Jews is ‘like a second Holocaust’. Peretz, a former chief rabbi of the Israeli army, is the leader of the Union of Right Wing Parties bloc. He blamed intermarriage for the “loss” of lost six million Jews over the past 70 years. The Ruderman Family Foundation, which has taken Israeli politicians on tours of… Read more

July 11, 2019

I imagined – I really, REALLY did – that the question above would send flocks of True Christians™ frantically phoning-in to lament the findings of a new report that indicates just how quickly Christianity is sinking into obscurity in the UK, and that tempers would flare. They usually do on London’s LBC Radio phone-ins but it just didn’t happen. More people listening to the segment were interested in guessing who the presenter (I didn’t catch his name) saw on an… Read more

July 11, 2019

DOMINIQUE Galbraith, above, is a talented wedding dress designer. She is also a dyed-in-the-wool Christian homophobe who could be in a world of trouble for refusing to accept an order made by a lesbian couple living in St Louis, Missouri. Tiffany Allen, left, and Angel Lane said they plan to file a formal complaint against Galbraith’s company  – D Auxilly – and said they will consider filing a lawsuit after they were given a godly brush off from the designer. Here… Read more

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