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BuT If Your Name Is Mohamed...
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, education, freedoms, law, police, religion, rights, sadness )

Joanne
- 312 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
- 223 days ago - alternet.org
An eye-opening new study finds children of faith are less likely to share, more likely to mete out punishment.
The Old West's Muslim Tamale King
Society & Culture  (tags: Hot Tamale Louie, Americans, society, culture, religion, Muslims, Wyoming, interesting, rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - newyorker.com
How a South Asian immigrant became a Wyoming fast-food legend and received American citizenship ~twice.
Belfast Pastor on Trial for Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Christians, persecution, culture, interesting, news, religion, politics, society )

Penny
- 341 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.
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
- 256 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
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
- 363 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.
Retired Priest: Hell Was Invented By the Church to Control People With Fear
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, belief, hell, afterlife, lies )

Freya
- 223 days ago - churchandstate.org.uk
Hell is an invention of the religious Powers That Be to keep the sheep in line.
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
- 246 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 .
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
- 349 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 ...
Wake Up!: Muslim Persecution of Christians, July 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Muslims, Islam, children, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 309 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
He was told that his daughter refused to change her religion, so she was buried from the neck down, and then stoned to death. ~ Nigeria. Christians kidnapped and held for ransom continue to be slaughtered even after their ransom is paid. ~ Pakistan.
Catholics Should Not Try To Convert Jews, Vatican Commission Says
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, culture, Catholics and Jews )

Cal
- 227 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.
Leniency or Amnesty for Victims of Campus Sexual Violence? - See More at: Http://Www.Patheos.Com/Blogs/Y earwithoutgod/2015/09/24
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 301 days ago - patheos.com
... A current Southern Adventist student told me, however, that this result highlighted for her the reality that these cases can be difficult to adjudicate and the outcomes are far from certain. School officials also scheduled...
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
- 41 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.
Germany: Migrants Rape Epidemic
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, Muslims, Islam, Germany, Europe, refugees, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, politics, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 309 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Although the rape took place in June, police kept silent about it for nearly three months, until local media published a story about the crime. According to an editorial comment in the newspaper Westfalen~Blatt, police are refusing to go public about
 

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