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Mississippi Pastor Trots Out Horse in Wedding Dress to Protest Gay Marriage
Offbeat  (tags: religion, gayrights, family, animals, bizarre )

Glenn
- 4 days ago - news.yahoo.com
They are not only getting desperate, but they are getting pathetic too.
Fort Lauderdale Charges 90-Year-Old, Two Pastors for Feeding Homeless - NBC News.Com
Offbeat  (tags: Hungry, Homeless, Goodwill, Religion, Crime, Policeethics, food, humans, interesting )

Dustina
- 41 days ago - nbcnews.com
Two church pastors and a 90-year-old man were charged for feeding homeless people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, under a strict new city ordinance that virtually bans private groups from handing out food.
'Muslim Free Zone': Arkansas Gun Range Bans Islamic Customers
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Conflict, Politics, Religion, USA )

Ray
- 76 days ago - rt.com
A gun range in Arkansas is stirring up controversy across the United States after it banned Muslims from using the establishment following alleged complaints over "Allah Akbar" ringtones belonging to Islamic customers with poor English skills.
Over 1,000 Students Support London Teen Barred From School for Wearing Islamic Face Veil
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Human rights, Religion, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 81 days ago - rt.com
More than 1,000 UK students have rallied in support of a Muslim pupil, who was barred from attending her school because she wears an Islamic niqab that covers her face and body.
Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Sentenced to 91 Lashes, Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Iran, whipping, prison, dancing, Islam, religion )

Beatrice
- 89 days ago - foxnews.com
Iran's latest crackdown on freedom includes lashes and prison for seven young adults who posted a video of themselves dancing to the American pop hit "Happy" and a death sentence for a blogger accused of insulting Prophet Muhammad
Campaign Against Full-Face Muslim Veils Launched in Austria
Offbeat  (tags: Europe, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Religion )

Ray
- 164 days ago - rt.com
As part of his party's plan to introduce a bill banning full-face veils, Austrian politician Heinz-Christian Strache posted on a social network an image of a young blonde woman with the phrase "Too beautiful for a veil."
8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose
Offbeat  (tags: religion, laws, Christians, Muslims )

Freya
- 169 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives. Normally, people who don't like a law petition the government to change that
UK Bans Teaching of Creationism Theory in Free Schools
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Religion, Science, UK )

Ray
- 180 days ago - rt.com
UK free schools are now banned from teaching creationism as an alternative to evolution. The theory faces rising opposition in the UK, unlike in the US where private schools championing creationism receive millions of dollars of taxpayers' money.
'Blair Has Finally Gone Mad': London Mayor Ridicules Ex-PM Over Iraq
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, EU, Iraq, Middle East, Opposition, Politics, Religion, Terrorism, UK, Violence, War )

Ray
- 182 days ago - rt.com
Tony Blair's essay on how the Middle East should blame its own religious dynamics for its troubles - instead of Western attempts at intervention - has seen London Mayor Boris Johnson launch a scathing attack on the "unhinged" former PM.
KKK Plans to Employ US Troops in Training for Upcoming Race War (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Hate crimes, Internet, Meeting, Military, Rally, Religion, Terrorism, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 187 days ago - rt.com
The Ku Klux Klan plans to use US military troops returning from overseas deployments to begin military training for its members, according to a new report, though the success of the group's recruitment drive is unclear.
Americans Prefer Bible Over Darwin's Theory of Evolution - Survey
Offbeat  (tags: Religion, Science, USA )

Ray
- 195 days ago - rt.com
The majority of Americans believe that humanity was created by the Almighty or guided by God in its evolution, a Gallup poll reveals. Only 19% believe humans evolved from a more primitive form of life without any help from the celestial powers that be.
'Islamic Jew-Hatred' Ads With Hitler Adorn DC Buses
Offbeat  (tags: History, Religion, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 209 days ago - rt.com
Bus ads linking "Islamic Jew-hatred" with Adolf Hitler are rolling through the streets of Washington, DC, with First Amendment protections guaranteeing they will remain a regular sight on the beltway for some time to come.
Sudanese Muslim Woman Sentenced to Death for Christian Conversion
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Religion, Robert Bridge )

Ray
- 215 days ago - rt.com
A 27-year-old woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death for converting to Christianity from Islam, sparking protests in a country already hit with social strife.
Texas Discriminates Against Muslim Prisoners, Judge Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, Religion, USA )

Ray
- 223 days ago - rt.com
Texas can no longer discriminate against Muslims and Jehovah's Witnesses in its prisons, a judge reaffirmed in a ruling made public recently. The ruling forces the state to allow inmates to freely practice their religions in jail.
Video:Jackie Evancho -To Believe
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, arts, child, culture, family, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, sadness, safety, society, religion, usa, diet, risks, nutrition, war, propaganda, ethics, abuse, unusual, arts, interesting, performance )

JL
- 373 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
 

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