FGM practitioners in Michigan face harsh new penalties

Following the arrest last month of Muslim Dr Jumana Nagarwala, accused of mutilating girls for religious reasons, the Michigan Senate yesterday approved legislation making FGM a state felony. Doctors who perform the procedure and parents who transport a child to undergo the surgery now face jail sentences of up to 15 years. A sponsor of […]

Australian Christians told to butt out of matters of state

Australia can’t bring itself to legalise same-sex marriage because of interference from Christian prodnoses. That’s the view of Penny Wong, above, the Labor opposition leader in the Senate, who said in her Frank Walker Memorial Lecture in Sydney today that marriage equality: Languishes in the too hard basket because of the intransigence of those who […]

Atheist uses truck to highlight the sheer nastiness of the Bible

America probably has more vehicles than any other country in the world plastered with words exhorting folk to embrace Christianity or face eternal hellfire. But Virginian Tom Hicks believes the same tactic can effectively be used to emphasise the hateful contents of the Bible, as the picture above shows. Hicks, from Chesterfield said he painted […]

Trump’s pick for Vatican ambassador is a Catholic loon

The White House is planning announce that a religious zealot – Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – will be be the next ambassador to the Vatican. The announcement, according to this report, is expected ahead of Trump’s meeting with Pope Francis on May 24 in Rome. This is what is known […]

Being gay makes you ungodly, sacked Kentucky woman told

A credit union in Kentucky has been hit with a lawsuit following its sacking last year of long-serving staff member Penelope Hudson, above, who was judged to be ‘too butch’ to serve customers. She was also told that, as a lesbian, she couldn’t possibly believe in God. Hudson worked for Park Community Credit Union offices […]

School teacher disappears after saying gays deserve to die

Californian teacher Michael Stack, above, has reportedly vanished after row erupted over a letter he wrote to his school’s student newspaper, saying that those who commit homosexual acts ‘deserve to die’. The San Luis Obispo High School teacher went missing after he resigned in the face of widespread outrage. According to this report, Stack did […]

Homeschooling will fill America with God-besotted millionaires

The last piece I posted about American evangelist Dave Daubenmire exposed his misogyny. Back in October 2016, Daubenmire, listed #607 in The Encyclopedia of American Loons, ranted: Women and men may be equal but I think it’s pretty clear that the Bible teaches us that women should not be in authority over a man. Well, […]

Pokémon Go player sentenced for inciting religious hatred

Ruslan Sokolovsky, above, arrested last August for committing the horrendous crime of playing the video game in the Church on Blood in Honour of All Saints Resplendent in the Russian Land in Yekaterinburg, was given a suspended jail sentence this week. The blogger, according to this report, compounded his offence by posting his caper on […]

Why is Facebook silencing atheist and ex-Muslim voices?

The answer, according to Muhammad Syed, above, President of the Ex-Muslims of North America, is that Islamic fundamentalists are systematically attacking Facebook pages they do not like. Syed, according to this report, took to Twitter earlier this week to report that the Facebook pages of Ex-Muslims of North America and Atheist Republic were restricted and then […]