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Christian school ordered to ban offensive Bible verses

The school board in the small town of Battle River, Alberta, in Canada is attempting to bully Cornerstone Christian Academy into dropping any teachings about any Bible verses that may be offensive to anyone. John Carpay, an attorney with Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom, a Canadian constitutional law non-profit, is taking up the legal battle… Continue reading Christian school ordered to ban offensive Bible verses

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The end times rape culture

No one deserves to be raped, whether female or male, child or adult, incarcerated prisoner or law abiding citizen roaming free. It's just as wrong for a female to rape a male as it is for a male to rape a female regardless the age or status of the victim. Thanks to various women's movements… Continue reading The end times rape culture

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Pastor in Nicaragua gets 30 yrs in prison for exorcism-by-fire

Juan Gregorio Rocha Romero, a 23-year-old pastor in Nicaragua, and three of his followers (including two of his brothers) were given a maximum penalty of 30 years each in prison for the crimes they committed by performing their warped version of an exorcism. The ordeal took place in February when a 25-year-old woman sought the… Continue reading Pastor in Nicaragua gets 30 yrs in prison for exorcism-by-fire

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Judge says religion not valid for female genital mutilation, jails doctor & his wife

On May 3 a U.S. federal judge denied bail at a hearing for a doctor and his wife arrested April 21 for participating in female genital mutilation (FGM). Dr. Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife, Farida Attar, 50, of Livonia, Michigan, were found out during a federal investigation into Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who was arrested… Continue reading Judge says religion not valid for female genital mutilation, jails doctor & his wife

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Trump’s first 100 days show he intends to keep campaign promises

The mark of any good business leader is that their word, their handshake, and their signature can be trusted to carry out their promises. Otherwise, they really wouldn't be worth the trust you place in them. In his first 100 days as President, a marker that the President himself called "an artificial barrier," Donald J.… Continue reading Trump’s first 100 days show he intends to keep campaign promises

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Michigan Muslim doctor tells court female genital mutilation was religious practice

A female doctor practicing in Livonia, Michigan, who was arrested last week for perpetrating the illegal practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls, told the federal court today through her lawyer that FGM was part of the religious and cultural practice of an association of Indian Muslim doctors she belongs to. Federal prosecutors responded… Continue reading Michigan Muslim doctor tells court female genital mutilation was religious practice

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Prosperity pastor Kong Hee & partners in crime get reduced sentences

Megachurch pastor Kong Hee of Singapore and his five cohorts who were found guilty in 2015 of conspiring to misappropriate (steal) $50 million from City Harvest Church have had their sentences reduced. A three-judge appellate court panel handed down the reduced sentences on Friday, April 7, approximately 7 months after the defendants presented arguments in September… Continue reading Prosperity pastor Kong Hee & partners in crime get reduced sentences

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Dutch doctors oppose assisted suicide for the healthy who are tired of living

The Dutch Doctors Federation, an organization of 59,000 physicians and medical students, has expressed their opposition to a proposed law that would allow the elderly who aren't at death's door to get doctor-assisted suicide simply because they feel there's nothing left for them to accomplish in life. The health and justice ministers who submitted the… Continue reading Dutch doctors oppose assisted suicide for the healthy who are tired of living

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Prosperity televangelist Ernest Angley ordered to pay wages swindled from workers

Televangelist Ernest Angley, 95, has been ordered by a federal court in Ohio to pay back wages to employees of his Cathedral Buffet. U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson finally handed down a $388,000 judgment against Angley for damages & unpaid wages on Wednesday, March 29 months after a trial that took place in October and… Continue reading Prosperity televangelist Ernest Angley ordered to pay wages swindled from workers

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Texas school board wins appeal to allow student-led prayers

Since 1997, the Birdville Independent School District near Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, has allowed students to open their school board meetings with a statement. Often those statements turn out to be prayers in the name of Jesus. That didn't sit well with a gay atheist high school student (who has now graduated) so the American Humanist… Continue reading Texas school board wins appeal to allow student-led prayers