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Christian Lawmakers Fall for 'Ponzi Schemer' Who Said He'd Found Noah's Ark
Society & Culture  (tags: Ponzi scheme, religion, Texas lawmakers, politics, government, crime, corruption, society, law )

- 637 days ago -
It might have been a warning sign when he said he'd found Noah's Ark. Ponzi schemes are notoriously attractive at the onset, then look awfully stupid in the rear-view mirror.
**PLEASE SIGN** Sign the ACLU Petition to Ask the DOJ to Investigate Religious Discrimination in Louisiana Public Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: education, religion, discrimination, louisiana )

- 637 days ago -
The ACLU Petition is within striking distance of 60k signatures. Help them please.
Federal Judge Rules Texas' Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, gayrights, goodnews, government, law, media, politics, religion, safety, society )

- 640 days ago -
Texas became the biggest conservative state to have its gay marriage ban declared unconstitutional by a federal judge Wednesday, though he held his ruling in abeyance so higher-ranking jurists, possibly even the U.S. Supreme Court, can weigh in.
Let My People Go as Jihadists Continues the Ethnic Cleansing of Igbo People From Northern Nigeria
Society & Culture  (tags: jihadists, muslims, religion, islam, murder, ethnic cleansing, Nigeria )

- 643 days ago -
For the second year running the blood of innocent women, children and men of South Eastern Nigeria origin have been sacrificed at the altar of One Nigeria by Hausa/Fulani Islamic bigots. The ritual slaughter or throat slitting of Christians
Saudi Arabia: The Middle East's Real Apartheid State
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, apartheid, Islam, Muslims, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

- 645 days ago -
There is a country in the Middle East where 10 percent of the population is denied equal rights because of their race, where black men are not allowed to hold many government positions, where black women are put on trial for witchcraft and where the c
Islamists Kill 47 in Attack in Northeast Nigeria - Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, Nigeria, Islam, Muslims, child, children, corruption, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 645 days ago -
Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist group attacked the northeastern town of Bama on Wednesday, opening fire on a school, shooting or burning to death 47 people and trashing the palace of a traditional ruler, officials and witnesses said.
Egypt/Sudan: Traffickers Who Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Egyptians, Sudanese, Islam, Muslims, Christians, human trafficking and slavery, torture, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

- 645 days ago -
Traffickers have kidnapped, tortured, and killed refugees, most from Eritrea, in eastern Sudan and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to dozens of interviewees said Human Rights Watch. Egypt and Sudan have failed to adequately identify and prosecute th
Mother of Comatose Three-Year-Old Testifies Against Palestinian Rock Throwers
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, crime, culture, death, family, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, Islam, Muslims, Israelis )

- 645 days ago -
The five Palestinian suspects arrested in connection with the rock attack that left three-year-old Adele Biton from the Yakir community in critical condition nearly one year ago, heard from Adele's mother during their trial last Thursday, February 13.
Saudi Muslims Torture Horse
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, police, violence, world )

- 645 days ago -
Muslims torture a horse in this video. In many Muslim countries there are NO animal protection laws, so abuse of animals is ingrained in the pious Muslim mind. Islamic law permits for the rape of animals. Muslim Pakistan tops google for "horse sex."
Muslim Right of Return to Spain
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, religion, Islam, Spain, expulsion )

- 645 days ago -
Observers say that by granting citizenship to all descendants of expelled Muslims, Spain, virtually overnight, would end up with the largest Muslim population in the European Union.
Conservative Christians Selectively Apply Biblical Teachings in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Society & Culture  (tags: Arizona, republicans, Americans, gay marriage, gay rights, conservative Christians, society, government, law, ethics, freedoms, rights, religion, gayrights )

- 645 days ago -
Conservative Christian groups in Arizona cheered the passage Thursday of legislation that would allow individuals and businesses in the state to deny service to same-sex couples due to religious beliefs.
No Red Planet for You, Muslims Told
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, culture, Mars, interplanetary travel )

- 646 days ago -
United Arab Emirates religious authorities ban participation in interplanetary voyages.
How US Evangelicals Helped Create Russia's Anti-Gay Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, society, gayrights, Evangelicals, religion, Russia, crime, culture, government, law, news, rights )

- 647 days ago -
Meet the Fox News producer, the nightclub impresario, and the oligarchs who teamed up to write inequality into law.
The Christian Right's Ease With Lies And Dishonesty
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, conservatives, Christian Right, religion, dishonesty, ethics, society )

- 648 days ago -
What is it about the war on reproductive rights that causes conservatives to think they get to lie even more flagrantly than usual? By "flagrant", I mean lies that are so obviously lies that even the people that most want to believe them have to know...
Students Form Wall Around Missouri Stadium to Block Westboro Protest Against Gay Player (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, safety, rights, ethics, Westboro Baptist Church, religion, freedoms, activists, gayrights, sports )

- 650 days ago -
Hundreds of students formed a human wall around the basketball stadium at the University of Missouri on Saturday because the Westboro Baptist Church had pledged to protest gay football player Michael Sam.

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