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Campaign Against Full-Face Muslim Veils Launched in Austria
Offbeat  (tags: Europe, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Religion )

Ray
- 58 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
- 63 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
- 74 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
- 76 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
- 81 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
- 89 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
- 103 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
- 109 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.
Asda, Sainsbury's and Tesco All Sell Halal Meat From 'Live Kill' Animals That Have Not Been Stunned
Offbeat  (tags: Halal, meat, religion, cruelty, not stunned, tesco, asda, Sainsbury's, slaughter )

Marie
- 113 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Supermarkets throughout the UK are selling halal and kosher meat from animals that not pre-stunned before having their throats cut.
Texas Discriminates Against Muslim Prisoners, Judge Rules
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, Police, Religion, USA )

Ray
- 117 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
- 268 days ago - staged.com
A talented young lady with a song that expresses what faith should mean.
Video: Fancy Chef Cooks Up Yummy Meals For Less Than A Dollar, And His Life Lessons Are Delish
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, celebrity, culture, ethics, health, GoodNews, interesting, religion, sadness, safety, society, usa, diet, safety, protection, nutrition, health, food, family, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 275 days ago - upworthy.com
Ray Flores I'm not a deeply religious man, but I can respect someone willing to shun a six-figure career to just serve.
23 Reasons Why All Dogs Go to Heaven (PHOTOS
Offbeat  (tags: religion, dog heaven, animals, humans, humor, society, dogs, pets, photos )

Carrie
- 396 days ago - now.msn.com
Two churches recently had a play fight about whether or not dogs go to heaven, and we don't know why they didn't just ask us. We could have settled this debate in a minute.
Pope's Reform Path: Francis Shakes Up Church Establishment
Offbeat  (tags: religion, culture, ethics, interesting )

Marty
- 422 days ago - abcnews.go.com
It appears Pope Francis truly wants to change the Catholic Church. He's reforming the Vatican Bank first, but he's also circumventing the old guard wherever he can. The establishment is up in arms
A Baptist Revival Of Love
Offbeat  (tags: travel, rights, religion, gayrights, freedoms, education, ethics, americans, society, usa, unusual, interesting, goodnews )

JL
- 446 days ago - believeoutloud.com
So if you see us somewhere along the road between Boston and Kansas City, Memphis and Milford, come say hi! If you are in a city where we are having a revival celebration, come join in the fun!
 

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