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The Old West's Muslim Tamale King
Society & Culture  (tags: Hot Tamale Louie, Americans, society, culture, religion, Muslims, Wyoming, interesting, rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 121 days ago - newyorker.com
How a South Asian immigrant became a Wyoming fast-food legend and received American citizenship ~twice.
Religious Kids Are More Selfish and Sadistic, According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, children, altruism, punishment, cruelty, sharing, selfishness, greed )

Freya
- 290 days ago - alternet.org
An eye-opening new study finds children of faith are less likely to share, more likely to mete out punishment.
India's Biggest Festival Is Really Bad for Its Health
Society & Culture  (tags: world, pollution, India, Diwali, childlabor, children, world, health, religion, culture, law, government, ethics )

Cal
- 322 days ago - globalpost.com
Diwali is considered to be the Hindu new year, the day on which winter officially arrives, and a time to pray for prosperity by felicitating the goddess of wealth. It is also the day that air pollution across India spikes to five to eight times above
The Last Words of Iranian Girl Rihanna Jabbari Before Execution
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 312 days ago - bixtoday.com
A few moments before her execution, the young Iranian girl Rihanna Jabbari write last farewell words for her mother. She said to her mother that her organs should be donated for the needy persons .
Retired Priest: Hell Was Invented By the Church to Control People With Fear
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, belief, hell, afterlife, lies )

Freya
- 290 days ago - churchandstate.org.uk
Hell is an invention of the religious Powers That Be to keep the sheep in line.
Catholics Should Not Try To Convert Jews, Vatican Commission Says
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, culture, Catholics and Jews )

Cal
- 294 days ago - npr.org
The new document says that from a detached coexistence, Catholics and Jews have arrived at a deep friendship. And it says Catholics must refrain from active attempts to convert Jews.
Florida Catholic Bishop: 'Sadly It Is Religion, Including Our Own' That 'Breeds Contempt for Gays'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, religion, hate, homophobia, sadness, rights, ethics, freedoms, family, dishonesty, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 107 days ago - rawstory.com
For one Florida Catholic bishop, there's no question that Mateen was influenced by his religion to hate homosexuals ~ but he also says that this is a problem with many religions, including the Catholic faith.
Dutch Students Vandalise Jewish Student^s Room to Look Like Concentration Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: Holland, students, activists, child, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world, anti-Semitism )

Penny
- 305 days ago - everyday.antisemitism.uk
University students at Leiden University in the Netherlands have vandalised a Jewish students room to look like a Nazi concentration camp. The incident was reported by Volksrant to be the work of members of the universitys Minerva Society, Hollands old
Research: Islam Is the World^s Most Violent Religion
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, violence, Quran, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, murder, religion, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 274 days ago - 10news.dk
The texts of Islam is clearly distinct from the other religions texts as it to a higher degree call for violence and aggression against followers of other faiths. There are also direct incitement to terror. Moreover, in the Quran hundreds of invitation
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 100 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 91 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Five Lessons From the Paris Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Paris, terrorists, terrorism, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 319 days ago - aish.com
We must rededicate ourselves to the values the terrorists would destroy, and show the resolve to defeat our adversaries.
Conservatives Try To Scapegoat Islam To Avoid Responsibility For Perpetuating Anti-LGBT Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, anti-LGBT, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, abuse, death, religion, society, violence, sadness, corruption, safety, politics )

Carrie
- 107 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern history, conservatives known for their anti-LGBT rhetoric are now clamoring to blame ISIS and radical Islam for the deaths in Orlando:
Swedish Jewish Community Closes Synagogues Amid Terror Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, Sweden, abuse, synagogues, crime, culture, death, freedoms, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 312 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Swedens Jewish community has temporarily shut down synagogues across the country as a precautionary measure against possible attacks by terrorist groups, The World Jewish Congress (WJC) reports on its website.
 

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