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Saudi exile Manal al-Sharif lashes out at Ivanka Trump

Al-Sharif, best known for challenging laws and traditions that keep women pinned down in Saudi Arabia, says she had been ‘insulted’ when Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, recently praised the country’s progress on women’s rights. During Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, Ivanka said progress in the Islamic kingdom was “very encouraging”,  even as she acknowledged that “there’s […]

Tim Farron was the victim of prejudice against Christians

The Catholic Cardinal of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, above, left, has added his voice to those claiming that Tim Farron was forced to resign as leader of the Liberal Democrat party this week because of prejudice against Christians in the world of UK politics. According to the Catholic Herald, Nichols said he was: Sorry to read […]

Sick Missouri lawmaker kills chicken in abortion protest

Republican State Representative Mike Moon decapitated a chicken then ripped out it heart in a grisly video he made this week for his Facebook page. What was the point of this nutter’s stunt? Moon, who doesn’t know the difference between a sperm and a tadpole, says in his video: When the governor [Eric Robert Greitens] […]

N Ireland bigots angry that the media portrays them as bigots

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has launched a petition calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to condemn attacks on Northern Ireland MPs who oppose abortion and same-sex marriage. The petition quoted Liam Gibson, SPUC’s Northern Ireland Development Officer, above, as saying: The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is solidly pro-life and has consistently […]

Trump kicks church/state separation into the long grass

To the delight of the evangelical clowns who adore him, President Trump said this week that wants more Christian voices in politics and on TV and radio, and that all schools ‘should welcome faith and religion with wide open, beautiful arms’. Addressing the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference on Thursday, Trump told attendees that government […]

Theresa May turns to N Irish bigots to keep her in power

A clot of homophobes, climate change deniers and creationists – collectively known as the Democratic Unionist Party – have been asked to form an alliance that will keep Theresa May’s Conservative Party in power. According to The Independent, Tory officials took part in “extensive talks” with Northern Ireland’s largest unionist political party overnight but that […]

Prominent Boston pastor arrested in prostitution sting

Back in 2013, ‘Bishop’ Archie Livingston Foxworth, 68, gave a blessing to Massachusetts’ Republican Governor Charlie Baker shortly after he was elected. Baker’s administration has since become known for its tough stance on prostitution and human trafficking. Baker, pictured above getting blessed with his wife Lauren, is now said to be “saddened” that Foxworth had […]

Islamists want their terrorism to become the new normal

Since 1 June – that’s one week – there have been 25 terrorist attacks, including in Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Somalia and the UK. The latest took place today in Iran. Islamists want their terrorism to become the new normal. In Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, women sex slaves are told: This might not seem […]

Latest London terror attack a ‘perversion of Islam’ says PM

Following last night’s terror attack in London that claimed the lives of seven and injured 48, Prime Minister Theresa May said that the terrorists had been bound to an ‘ideology that is a perversion of Islam and a perversion of the truth’. It is an ideology that claims our Western values of freedom, democracy and […]

Disabled Saudi man sentenced to death for attending a protest

Apparently emboldened by President Trump’s failure to raise concerns about human rights abuses on his recent visit to  Saudi Arabia, a Saudi has upheld a death sentence imposed on a disabled man who was arrested after he attended a protest. According to this report, Munir al-Adam, 23, above, was beaten so badly he lost hearing in […]