Tag Archives: Islam

US Denounces Gambian President Over Vow To “Slit The Throats” Of Gay Men

Several days ago Gambian President Yahya Jammeh vowed to “slit the throats” of gay men, adding, “If you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it.” Yesterday US National Security Adviser Susan Rice denounced ...

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GAMBIA: President Yahya Jammeh Vows To Slit The Throats Of Homosexuals

“If you do it [in the Gambia] I will slit your throat — if you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it.” – Gambian president Yahya Jammeh, in a speech about fostering a ...

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Iran Bans “Homosexual Hairstyles”

Via the Guardian: “Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic. The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos seen as imitations of western lifestyles. In ...

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

Pam Geller is very unhappy: A century of free speech in New York’s most public square — the streets, the buses, the subways — came to a screeching halt last Wednesday when the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) voted to ban all issue and political advertising, solely in order to silence me. Baltimore burning is “free speech.” But our ads get ...

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NYC Transit To Ban All Political Ads Just To Stop Pam Geller’s “Killing Jews” Campaign

Via CBS New York: The nation’s largest mass transit system is preparing to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on New York City buses. The resolution is expected to pass Wednesday at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Pam Geller Wins “Killing Jews” Transit Ads Battle With MTA

Via the New York Times: A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display an ad from a pro-Israel group on buses after the agency declined to run it last year. The group, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, sued the authority in October, saying it had infringed on the group’s First Amendment rights by rejecting ...

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TRAILER: A Sinner In Mecca

Plot recap: For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death. For filmmaker Parvez Sharma, however, these were risks he had to assume as he embarked on his Hajj pilgrimage, a journey considered the greatest accomplishment and aspiration within Islam, his religion. He brings back ...

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EGYPT: Court Bans Foreign Gays

An Egyptian court yesterday ruled that the government has the right to deport foreigners accused of homosexuality and ban them from returning. J. Lester Feder reports at Buzzfeed: According to a judgement obtained by BuzzFeed News, the case has its roots in the 2008 arrest of a Libyan man who police alleged to be gay in their report. While the ...

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Bill Maher On Religous Fundamentalism

Raw Story has a recap: “On the one hand, clearly God has spelled it out — He hates f*gs,” Maher said. “But you like your gay neighbors Rob and Larry. But the Bible tells you to kill them. Yes, it literally says kill them. What to do?” He then chided California attorney Matt McLaughlin and his “Sodomite Suppression Act,” calling ...

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Religion’s Gifts To The World

The monthly series is back.

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MICHIGAN: Wingnut Gets Muslim Bakeries To Refuse To Make Gay Wedding Cakes

Wingnut “comedian” pundit Steven Crowder, last seen here dressing in drag to mock transgender people, visited several Muslim bakeries in Dearborn, Michigan where he was turned away after asking them to make gay wedding cakes. Ah hah! Meme proven! Except not, because what Crowder fails to mention, of course, is that Michigan, like 28 other states, does not have public ...

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INDONESIA: Islamic High Council Issues Call For Death Penalty For Homosexuality

The Jakarta Globe reports: The country’s LGBT community has long faced discrimination, and even physical violence. New to that list, though, is the threat of death sanctioned by the Indonesian Council of Ulema, or MUI, the country’s highest Islamic clerical body. On March 4, the MUI issued a fatwa, or edict, proposing punishments ranging from caning to the death penalty ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Pam Geller Wins Battle To Place Anti-Islam Ads On Public Transit

Crackpot Pam Geller has won yet another court battle, this time against Philadelphia’s public transit system. Last June, SEPTA rejected the ads from New Hampshire-based American Freedom Defense Initiative by pointing to the transportation authority’s “anti-disparagement standard,” rules attempting to limit inflammatory messages. But the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a pro-Israel group headed by conservative blogger Pam Geller, challenged SEPTA’s ...

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Todd Starnes: NYC’s Muslim School Holidays Discriminate Against Christians

Starnes and Tony Perkins are claiming that Christmas and Easter are not recognized as Christian holidays on the NYC school calender. Outrage! Except that Right Wing Watch points out that Easter falls on a Sunday and is therefore not a school holiday and that Christmas is indeed named on the calendar.

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Tony Perkins Slams NYC Mayor De Blasio Over Muslim Holidays For Public Schools

“In New York City schools, kids are learning Rs: reading, writing, and Ramadan. Thanks to the far-Left priorities of Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), city schools have added two Muslim holidays to the school calendar — a concession that took even Big Apple parents by surprise. While the largest religion in the country fights to even be recognized, ‘NYC schools ...

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TEXAS: Pamela Geller To Stage $10,000 “Draw The Prophet Mohammed” Contest

From the clip description: The human rights advocacy group the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) today announced that it will be holding a contest for cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and an exhibit of Muhammad cartoons, a retropective this May in Garland, Texas. The contest will be online, with entries posted at the AFDI website. The winning cartoon will ...

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TEXAS: Christian Activist Christine Weick Hijacks Podium At Muslim Event

You’ll remember Christine Weick for her conclusive proof that Monster Energy drinks were invented by Satan and from her disruption of a Muslim prayer event at Washington DC’s National Cathedral. Today the allegedly homeless Weick found her way to Austin, Texas, where she rushed the microphone during Texas Muslim Capitol Day to scream about Jesus. Via the Austin Statesman: What ...

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Fox Apologizes For Birmingham Claims

Via CNN: Fox News took time out of four broadcasts on Saturday to apologize for four separate instances of incorrect information that portrayed Muslims in a negative light. Several of the cases involved incendiary comments about “no-go zones” in Europe, where Islamic law supposedly supersedes local law and where non-Muslims fear to go. Other media outlets have accused Fox of ...

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Pam Geller Money Begs On DDos Site Attack From “Islamic Jew Haters”

Anti-Islam blogger Pam Geller’s site has been offline for 24 hours in what she appears to attribute to a DDos attack from “Islamic Jew haters” who might be angry about her new mass transit campaign in San Francisco, which compares Muslims to Nazis. Therefore, send her more money. Geller has sued transit agencies in several major cities in order to ...

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Pope Francis On France Attack: There Must Be Limits On Freedom Of Expression

Via Yahoo News: Pope Francis said Thursday there are limits to freedom of expression, especially when it insults or ridicules someone’s faith. Francis spoke about the Paris terror attacks while en route to the Philippines, defending free speech as not only a fundamental human right but a duty to speak one’s mind for the sake of the common good. But ...

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