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Religion Is Not An Excuse - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, petition, Ohio Judge, same sex marriage, equality, legal )

Dandelion
- 287 days ago - go.allout.org
Love has won and marriage equality is now legal in all US states. But one Ohio judge refuses to marry gay and lesbian couples: he has asked for permission to use religion as an excuse for discrimination.
BuT If Your Name Is Mohamed...
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, education, freedoms, law, police, religion, rights, sadness )

Joanne
- 225 days ago - politicsplus.org
By now, most of us are familiar with the plight of Ahmed Mohamed and his "BOMB" that was masquerading as a Clock that got him arrested, handcuffed, fingerprinted and suspended. Petition links in first comment and at site.
Religious Kids Are More Selfish and Sadistic, According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, children, altruism, punishment, cruelty, sharing, selfishness, greed )

Freya
- 137 days ago - alternet.org
An eye-opening new study finds children of faith are less likely to share, more likely to mete out punishment.
One Million Child Victims of Muslim Rape Gangs in the U.K.?
Society & Culture  (tags: Rotherham, UK, Islam, Muslims, rape, abuse, children, corruption, crime, dishonesty, law, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 334 days ago - canadafreepress.com
Rotherhams Labor MP Sarah Champion believes as many as one million children may have been victimized, describing it as a national disaster that requires the establishment of a task force to deal with the horror.
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
- 170 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
Belfast Pastor on Trial for Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Christians, persecution, culture, interesting, news, religion, politics, society )

Penny
- 254 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Pastor McConnell's prosecution is one of a growing number of examples in which British authorities -- who routinely ignore incendiary speech by Muslim extremists ~ are using hate speech laws to silence Christians.
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 276 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
'Dead Wrong About the Bible': Portland Pastor Annihilates Christians Who Use Religion to Push Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, marriage equality, religion, government, politics, ethics, freedoms, gayrights, society, world, humans, law, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 304 days ago - rawstory.com
"With its historic ruling on Marriage Equality Friday," writes Adam Phillips, pastor at Christ Church: Portland, "the U.S. Supreme Court finally caught up to the movement of the Holy Spirit. That's right. I said it."
Why Egyptian Girls Fear the Summer
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, health, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 309 days ago - world.einnews.com
Summer days: Theyre what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the earthly obligations of a math class that never seemed further away.
Retired Priest: Hell Was Invented By the Church to Control People With Fear
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, belief, hell, afterlife, lies )

Freya
- 137 days ago - churchandstate.org.uk
Hell is an invention of the religious Powers That Be to keep the sheep in line.
Thousands of Women Brutalised and Sold Into Sex Slavery By ISIS Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, safety, sadness, violence, women, girls )

Penny
- 340 days ago - world.einnews.com
THE brutalisation and sexual slavery of women and girls has become central to the ISIS ideology, with pretty virgins sold at auctions and women killed and raped.
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
- 159 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 .
Catholics Should Not Try To Convert Jews, Vatican Commission Says
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, culture, Catholics and Jews )

Cal
- 141 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.
How Uninformed US Politicians Help ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, government, ISIS, republicans, Muslims, Islam, religion, Christianity, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, interesting, abuse, sadness, politics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 262 days ago - rawstory.com
The GOP PC police have shown themselves willing to undermine America's fight against psychopathic monsters to score political points with the uninformed. Equating all of Islam with terrorism, insulting the religion & Muhammad, burning Korans, brings ...
 

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