Topic / ‘Persecution’

French court: ‘You can’t call homosexuality an abomination’

A hate-speech conviction imposed on French politician and former housing minister Christine Boutin, above, has been upheld by the Court of Appeals of Paris. Boutin breached France’s laws, which impose specific and extra heavy penalties on defamation, insults, and inciting to violence or hatred against a number of categories of persons including gay people, when […]

ACLU seeks to recover costs incurred in Kim Davis lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is seeking to recover more than $200, 000 it spent in a lawsuit against Kim Davis, above, the Rowan County clerk who refused to issue marriage licesnses to same-sex couples. According to this report, ACLU spent $233,058 in attorneys’ fees and other expenses associated with the lawsuit it […]

Civil servant risks job over LGBT diversity training video

Meet David Hall, 42, the newest member of the International Federation of Crybaby Christians. Hall, a  social security administration employee in Champaign, Illinois, qualified for membership after he refused to watch a workplace diversity video about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. According to this report, his refusal put him at odds with his employers. […]

Wizard in frock slams America over gays and transsexuals

Cardinal Robert Sarah, who has the exalted title of Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship and the Sacraments, attacked gender ideology, same-sex marriage, and transgender toilet policies when he addressed the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC  on Tuesday, which ironically happened to be International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. He described them […]

Tyson Fury: ‘It’s hard to follow religion in today’s world’

When asked in a newly-released video why he has never been backed by 75 percent of the British public, world heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury said: I just think it’s because I’m a believer in the Lord. According to this Mirror report, Fury went on to say: It’s hard to follow religion in today’s world […]

Pat Boone – remember him? – wants blasphemy punished

Pat Boone has refused to back down from his harsh critique of the recent ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch that ‘sneered at Christians and laughed at the destruction of religious liberty’, according to Christian site WND. The godly music legend appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio show this week and accused Lorne Michaels and the “SNL” cast  […]

School accused of persecuting ‘Jesus Lunch’ providers

Every Tuesday, in a  park near Middleton High School in Wisconsin, a bunch of faith-heads offer free lunches for students – served with a generous portion of Jesus. Schools have a duty of care to their pupils, and having unregulated strangers prepare and serve food to kids is naturally a source of concern to Middleton-Cross […]

Indiana state trooper sacked for handing out doses of Jesus

Back in 2014 we reported on the antics of Indiana State Police trooper Brian Hamilton, inset, who sparked a lawsuit when he gave Ellen Bogan a dose of Jesus when he stopped her for a traffic violation. In January, he used his authority again to get all preachy with another driver, Wendy Pyle – and […]

UK law ‘skewed to favour religions that aren’t Christian’

After losing yet another court battle, Andrea Minichiello Williams, Chief Executive of the Christian Legal Centre, above, yesterday claimed that: Week by week Christians are marginalised, threatened, sidelined, sacked and disciplined simply for holding normal conversations about their faith which is held dear to them. She was commenting on the case of Victoria Wasteney, the […]

Sacked magistrate gets suspended by the NHS

Reacting to news that Richard Page, above, a Christian magistrate sacked after voicing his opposition to adoption by same-sex parents, has now been been suspended as a non-executive director by an NHS trust, Andrea Minichiello Williams, inset, barrister and founder of the Christian Legal Centre, said: For the past decade, we at the Christian Legal […]