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Rejecting the Myth of Sanctioned Child Marriage in Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, women, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, society, rights, pedophilia, marriage, Islam, Christianity, interesting, family, humans )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - themuslimtimes.org
Name one thing Muslims and Christians share? Their level effort pointing fingers elsewhere whenever pedophilia comes up. Another similarity? Neither Muslims nor Christians blame Christianity for the problem, but the same canâEUR(TM)t be said for Islam.
These Are the 12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, culture, ethics, concepts, freedoms, humans, interesting, corruption, death, sadness, violence, abuse )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good.
A Shocking Number of Americans Under 30 Have No Religion âEUR" This Country Is Going to Change
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Millennials, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Americans are abandoning organized religion in droves. Data from the Public Religion Research Institute shows that while only 7 percent of Americans were raised outside a religious tradition, nearly 19 percent are religiously unaffiliated today.
Hate Attacks on Jews Soared 94% Last Year, Police Figures Show
Society & Culture  (tags: hate crimes, hatred, Jews, religion, anti-Semtiism, violence )

Beatrice
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The number of hate crimes against Jews nearly doubled last year, according to latest police statistics. Figures from the Metropolitan Police, released amid growing concern over anti-Semitic attacks in the wake of the Paris terrorist atrocities,
Author of 'Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie': How This Muslim Mom Answered When Her Daughter Asked 'Can I Marry A Jew? (VIDEO)'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ranya Tabari Idliby, 'Burqas, Baseball, Apple Pie', American Muslims, world, religion, ethics, family, freedoms, children, culture, humans, interesting, society, rights, women )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - live.huffingtonpost.com
Internationally recognized author Ranya Tabari Idliby, co-author of the 2007 bestseller "The Faith Club," talks to HuffPost Live about her latest book, "Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie," an intimate portrayal of her American Muslim family.
Cameron Tells Muslim Leaders They 'Really Have a Problem' After Attacking Minister's Letter Demanding They Root Out Extremism
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, worship, mosques, preaching hatred, imams, religion, David Cameron )

Beatrice
- 5 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
More than 1,100 imams and Islamic leaders have been sent a Government letter urging them to show 'men of hate' that they have 'no place' in Britain's mosques 'or any place of worship'. In the letter, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and minister
Support for Terrorism in the Hundreds of Millions   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, abuse, culture, murder, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
With terror alerts throughout Europe, Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, touches on how many Moslems support some form of Jihad today. Based on the 2013 Pew study, as many as 351 million, of the world's 1.6 billion Mo
The Movement to Put a Church in Every School Is Growing
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, education, government, ethics, society, politics, rights )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thenation.com
How evangelicals are taking advantage of publicly funded spaces.
The Changing Shape of Boko Haram
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam. Muslims, Christians, Nigeria, children, corruption, crime, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 6 days ago - christiantoday.com
Boko Haram's attack in Baga, Borno State, which killed hundreds, possibly thousands, on 3 January has once again drawn attention to the Islamist militant group that has been terrorising northern Nigeria for more than five years.
They're Taking Our Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Islam, Muslims, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 7 days ago - smh.com.au
West Papua's youth are being removed to Islamic religious schools in Java for "re-education". A six-month Good Weekend investigation has confirmed that children, possibly in their thousands, have been enticed away over the past decade or more with the
Two Men Arrested in Berlin on Suspicion of Recruiting Fighters for Isis in Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, terrorism, terrorists, Europe, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 7 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two Turkish men accused of recruiting and radicalising fighters to join Isis in Syria have been arrested in Berlin. About 250 police officers and special forces commandos searched 11 properties and a mosque association in the German capital in the
STOP! READ! LOOK AT SHOCKING PHOTO! U.S. Army Officially Recruits for 'Mission for God'
Society & Culture  (tags: Army, military, religion, belief, war, recruitment )

Freya
- 7 days ago - dailykos.com
There it was; an in-your-face, proselytizing, U.S. Army officially-approved recruiting poster on prominent display at an Armed Forces Career Center in Phoenix, Arizona. That outrageously ghastly graphic encapsulates precisely that which we've been...
On CNN, Boteach Lectures Two Prominent Muslims About Freedom They 'Enjoy' in US and Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Paris, Jews, Muslims, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, culture, society, Rabbi Shumley Boteach, Rula Jebreal, news, media, CNN, politics, religion, rights, humans, crime, death )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The terrorist attacks in Paris have given a platform to neoconservatives to argue that the west is fighting the same war that Israel is, with radical Islam, and that Muslims must declare which side they are on in this struggle.
Free Speech Has Not Been Kind to Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, free speech, media, humans, society, culture, religion, rights, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, abuse, world, safety, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
It's simplistic to equate the violence of the gunmen who murdered the cartoonists with Islam when their worldview has become so hate-filled by the very way the West has treated Muslims and their nations in the past 100 years.
British Prime Minister: Fox News Security Analyst Is Clearly a Complete Idiot
Society & Culture  (tags: world, media, British PM David Cameron, Fox News, politics, religion, society, news, interesting, culture, rights )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News commentator's remark about the British city of Birmingham being "totally Muslim" was widely mocked on Twitter on Monday, while Prime Minister David Cameron called the expert a "complete idiot".
 

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