Posts Tagged ‘News’

Family considers killing 10-year-old daughter after mullah rapes her in Afghanistan mosque It was bad enough that the alleged rape took place in the sanctity of a mosque and that the accused man was a mullah who invoked the familiar defence that it had been consensual sex. But the victim was only 10 years old. […]

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Half of Canadians think religion more harmful than good, poll finds It’s no secret fewer Canadians attend church today than 20 years ago, but what may be surprising is almost half of Canadians believe religion does more harm than good, according to the results of a survey conducted by Ipsos Reid. Explanations from experts vary […]

Friday, September 16th, 2011 at 09:28 | 0 comments
Categories: Amazing, Good News, News

9/11 Exclusion Spurs Outrage Religious leaders are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reverse course and offer clergy a role in the ceremony commemorating the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Rudy Washington, a deputy mayor in former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani‘s administration, said he’s outraged. Mr. Washington organized an interfaith […]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011 at 09:37 | 4 comments
Categories: Good News, Interesting, News

This sort of thing is so commonplace it’s hardly considered news at this point… Church child protection chief caught with 4,000 child porn pictures A child protection official for the Catholic Church has been caught with 4,000 pictures of child porn. Father-of-four Christopher Jarvis was arrested after uploading pictures of children being abused to a […]

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 13:42 | 4 comments
Categories: Bad News

Austrian driver’s religious headgear strains credulity An Austrian atheist has won the right to be shown on his driving-licence photo wearing a pasta strainer as “religious headgear”. Niko Alm first applied for the licence three years ago after reading that headgear was allowed in official pictures only for confessional reasons. Mr Alm said the sieve […]

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 12:23 | 6 comments

Idaho House passes abortion bill BOISE – The Idaho House passed far-reaching anti-abortion legislation Tuesday with backers invoking “the hand of the Almighty” and saying they’re prepared to defend the new law in court. Senate Bill 1165 bans abortion after 20 weeks on grounds of fetal pain. It includes no exceptions for rape, incest, severe fetal […]

Monday, April 11th, 2011 at 08:53 | 1 comment
Categories: Interesting, News

Charges initiated against Pope for crimes against humanity TWO GERMAN lawyers have initiated charges against Pope Benedict XVI at the International Criminal Court, alleging crimes against humanity. Christian Sailer and Gert-Joachim Hetzel, based at Marktheidenfeld in the Pope’s home state of Bavaria, last week submitted a 16,500-word document to the prosecutor of the International Criminal […]

Sunday, April 10th, 2011 at 09:28 | 3 comments

Texas Bill Would Outlaw Discrimination Against Creationists Unlike many other states, Texas does not ban  workplace discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, or marital status. But don’t be alarmed; the Lone Star State is working on that whole civil liberties thing. Last week, Republican State Rep. Bill Zedler introduced HB 2454, a bill that […]

Friday, March 18th, 2011 at 12:03 | 15 comments

Don’t forget, it’s atheists that are destroying the country and corrupting our youths….. *cough* “Devil Dog”: Woman Burned, Hanged Dog Who Chewed Bible, Say S.C. Police COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS/AP) A Spartanburg County woman has been charged with felony animal cruelty, accused of hanging her nephew’s pit bull with an electrical cord and burning its body […]

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 00:42 | 6 comments