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God told Florida man to baptise boy in a filthy swimming pool

God told Florida man to baptise boy in a filthy swimming pool

Henry L Love, inset, is in police custody following the forced baptism of an 11-year-old boy. Love, according to this report, was arrested and charged with child abuse for allegedly attacking the boy because he said God wanted him to. Love, 51, told investigators that “he was awoken from his sleep by God” and told […]

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Sharia courts are a human rights scandal

Sharia courts are a human rights scandal

It is a human rights scandal that Sharia “courts” exist in Britain; it’s where the greatest abuses of minority women takes place. For example, under Sharia rules, a woman’s testimony is worth half that of a man’s; a man can have four wives and divorce his wife by simple repudiation, whereas a woman has limited […]

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When evangelical Internet troll Bob Hutton comes calling

When evangelical Internet troll Bob Hutton comes calling

THIS being a quiet Saturday evening, I thought I’d address the problem of the Internet Troll,  best described by the creator of Flayme.com thus: I believe that most trolls are sad people, living their lonely lives vicariously through those they see as strong and successful. Disrupting a stable newsgroup gives the illusion of power, just […]