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Oklahoma’s war on abortion reaches new levels of insanity

Earlier this year,  the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to bar doctors from performing abortions in all cases except to save the woman’s life. A doctor who violates the law would be committing a felony, punishable by up to three years in prison and the loss of his or her medical licence. It has […]

This man has a plan to force the Mormon Church to pay tax

Fred Karger, above, a prominent gay-rights activist and former US presidential candidate, has unveiled plans to build ‘the biggest, loudest and most comprehensive’ legal case ever mounted for revoking the tax-exempt status of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A longtime critic of Mormons’ involvement in California’s anti-gay 2008 Proposition 8 campaign, Karger […]

Dutch ruling says Koran-based homophobia is acceptable

Fury has erupted in Holland after a government-backed anti-discrimination watchdog – MiND – ruled that it was perfectly OK for Muslims to send gay people death threats. According to this report, the taxpayer-funded hotline said it would not pursue a criminal complaint over horrific messages from radical Islamists because the Koran says gay people can […]

‘What Hitler did to the Jews, Trump will do to Muslims’

Police in San Jose, California are investigating a letter threatening a local mosque and telling members of the religious centre to ‘pack their bags and get out of Dodge’, now that ‘new sheriff’ Donald Trump is in town. According to this report, the letter arrived at the mosque on Wednesday and was addressed to “The […]

Atheists in Kenya denied access to a children’s home

Atheists in Kenya (AIK), led by Harrison Mumia, above, has suffered another setback. After receiving official recognition, the group was left in limbo earlier this year when the Attorney General ordered the reversal of its registration because of pressure put on the government by religious zealots. Now, according to this report, members have been banned from […]

The war on thinking

It’s hard to decide what I hate most about Donald Trump, pictured above with UKIP’s Nigel Farage. The lying? The corruption? The bullying and insults? The ignorance coupled with grandiosity? The emptiness? The stupidity? I don’t know; I can never decide. I hate most whichever item I’m currently contemplating. There’s so much to hate about […]

Poland becomes a monarchy, with Jesus Christ as King

Ten years ago Polish politicians shelved a silly suggestion that Jesus should be crowned king of this overwhelmingly Catholic country. But this week his enthonement went ahead in Krakow at the Church of Divine Mercy. According to this report, the coronation took place in the presence of the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, and many […]

Indian ‘god woman’ arrested after fatal wedding shooting

Flamboyant Indian ‘god woman’ and nationalist politician Sadhvi Deva Thakur has surrendered after a shooting incident at a wedding in which one person died and four others injured. According to this report, All Indian Hindu Mahasabha leader Thakur gave herself up today at a local court in Karnal, Haryana after she and her associates had […]

Creationist Ben Carson won’t be in Trump’s administration

A large swathe of Americans can breathe easier today in the knowledge that Christian fundamentalist Ben Carson will not be part of President-elect Trump’s administration. Last week, it was widely reported that Carson was shortlisted to be Education Secretary, but later he was offered the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services. However, this […]

Christians furious at Trump over gay marriage betrayal

President-elect Donald Trump said  in a CBS ’60 Minutes’ interview on Sunday that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling endorsing homosexual marriage is ‘settled’ law and that he has no intention of interfering with it. Amazement and anger among Christian conservatives swiftly followed. Writing for Life Site News, Peter LaBarbera, above, one of America’s leading Christian […]