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12 Ridiculous Anti-Woman Myths From The Dark Ages That Conservatives STILL Believe
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, law, media, politics, religion, rights, society, world, women )

Kit
- 332 days ago - addictinginfo.org
Have you ever been reading or watching a report about a conservative man who said something so incredibly backwards that you swore he was living in the Dark Ages? Well, you're not so very far from wrong.
Church of England Votes 'Yes' to Women Bishops
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, religion, Church of England, women, gender equality, world )

Nancy
- 63 days ago - news.msn.com
"This is a watershed moment for the Church of England and a huge step forward in making our society fairer," Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said.
Stop the Execution of Meriam Yehya Ibrahim in Sudan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, religion, protection, execution )

Cher
- 111 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask the Minister of Justice in Sudan to release Meriam Yehya Ibrahim.
Half the Republicans You Know Are Insane -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 347 days ago - truth-out.org
In short, and not to put too fine a point on it: if you know five Republicans, two of them are around-the-bend crazy, and a third needs a stern talking-to.
*Take Action* 50 Billionaires Received $11.3 Million in Farm Welfare
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, food, freedoms, government, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 311 days ago - dailykos.com
Gee, where could we come up with some of the money need to replace that food stamp funding that was lost this week? Maybe from these people who are all collecting farm subsidies
Christian Radio Host Fears Iowans May Be Forced to Eat Gay Pride Burger (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Burger King, Proud Whopper, Gay Pride, LGBT rights, society, religion, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 65 days ago - rawstory.com
"If this isn't bottled up in San Francisco, this kind of nonsense, then it's going to be spreading across the entire fruited plain," Fischer complained. "And you're going to be going to your Burger King in Des Moines, Iowa and you're going to have a...
3-Year-Old Saudi Girl Gang-Raped
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, children, child, girl, Muslims, crime, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, abuse, culture, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Ge
- 320 days ago - emirates247.com
Several men abducted a three-year-old Saudi girl and took turns in raping her before dumping the child near a hospital in a serious condition. Disclosing the crime on Monday, police said they had arrested three suspects and two women and that more cou
5 Feminist Parodies That Blur the Lines Between Laughter and Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, internet, media, politics, religion, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 261 days ago - alternet.org
When it comes to the portrayal of women in the media, the whole world is watching. And laughing too.
Montana County Attorney's Office to Mother of 5-Year-Old Rape Victim: 'Boys Will Be Boys'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Kit
- 211 days ago - rawstory.com
The mother of a 5-year-old girl who had been raped by an adolescent boy claimed that county attorneys told her that the her daughter's assailant only received two years of community service because "boys will be boys."
European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, wearing of the burqa, culture, society, religion, rights, politics, world, women, news )

Cal
- 76 days ago - npr.org
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's ban on face-covering veils, in a closely watched case that was brought by a Muslim woman who said the law violated her freedom of religion.
Muslim Police Officer Murders Dog   video
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, children, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Rahman
- 211 days ago - youtube.com
Hostility to dogs is deeply ingrained in Muslim culture. Muhammad said that a dog passing in front of a man who was praying would invalidate his prayer (so would a woman passing in front of him, which is why women pray behind men at mosques).
Church Wavers on Child Sex Scandals in Pope's Homeland
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, pedophila, Catholic Church, pope, ethics, culture, politics, religion, world, society )

Cal
- 328 days ago - globalpost.com
Despite the Argentine pope's pledge to punish pedophilia, several Latin American countries are grappling with molestation cases and the church's hushed responses.
The Greatest Threat to Traditional Churches Isn't Liberalism -- It's the Men Who Run Them
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, religious insttitutions, the church, scandals, politics, news, freedoms, culture, society, religion, law, ethics )

Cal
- 60 days ago - theweek.com
In a hyper-connected era when it's hard to hide anything, the churches' scandals will out
Using Religion to Discriminate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 212 days ago - aclu.org
With increasing frequency, we are seeing individuals and institutions claiming a right to discriminate - by refusing to provide services to women and LGBT people - based on religious objections.
Christian Right Has Major Role in Hastening Decline of Religion in America
Society & Culture  (tags: society, religion, fundamentalism, Christian fundamentalists, americans )

Cal
- 176 days ago - alternet.org
Soon, there will be more atheists and agnostics than Christians.
 

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