Tag Archives: religion

INDONESIA: Two Men Publicly Caned For Gay Sex While Jeering Large Crowd Records With Phones [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash in the world’s most populous Muslim country and which rights advocates denounced as “medieval torture.” More than a thousand people packed the courtyard of a mosque to witness the caning, which was the …

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Christian Activist Ted Shoebat: Ariana Grande’s Slutty Pro-Sodomite Fans Got What They Deserved [VIDEO]

Christian activist Ted Shoebat, who regularly calls for the genocide of all LGBT people and pretty much anybody else that irritates him, has similar feelings about the murdered fans of Ariana Grande. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Shoebat, who was featured in a radically anti-gay documentary in 2015 along with various Religious Right activists and Republican elected officials, …

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MOLDOVA: Riot Police Evacuate LGBT Rights Marchers After Orthodox Protesters Throw Eggs [VIDEO]

Radio Free Europe reports: A protest march organized by Moldova’s LGBT community on May 21 in the capital, Chisinau, was halted after just several hundred meters as police sought to avert a confrontation with participants in a counterprotest made up of “Orthodox priests and believers.” Scores of participants in the LGBT march, who were wearing white shirts with the logo …

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TEXAS: State House Advances Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

The Dallas Morning News reports: The Texas House voted late Sunday on a bill that will keep transgender public school children from using the restroom that matches their gender identity. The measure, a Republican deal on the “bathroom bill,” passed the GOP-dominated chamber by a vote of 91-50. It needs one more vote to officially pass the House. If the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks At Arab Islamic Summit

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday will look to make clear that the United States is not at war with Islam in a major speech here on Sunday, instead defining the battle against terrorist groups as a “battle between good and evil.” In a departure from the Islamophobic rhetoric he sometimes deployed on the campaign trail, Trump will speak …

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Melania Declines To Wear Headscarf Despite Trump’s Attack On Michelle Obama For Doing The Same

ABC News reports: First lady Melania Trump stepped off Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport Saturday morning without a head scarf — following the example of her predecessor, Michelle Obama — and potentially creating a stir in this conservative Islamic country. Women here, including visitors and foreign dignitaries, are expected to be fully covered in public, including their …

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One Million Moms Vs TNT’s Claws [VIDEO]

Just in from hate group leader Monica Cole: Help us stop “Claws” from ever airing! On Sunday, June 11, at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT, TNT network will televise an extremely graphic and blasphemous program like none we have ever seen. The trailer appears to be a trashy show about a nail salon and how they launder drug money, but …

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Creationist Seeks To Prove Grand Canyon Formed By Noah’s Flood, Sues Park For Religious Discrimination

The Atlantic reports: “How did the Grand Canyon form?” is a question so commonly pondered that YouTube is rife with explanations. Go down into the long tail of Grand Canyon videos, and you’ll eventually find at a two-part, 35-minute lecture by Andrew Snelling. The first sign this isn’t a typical geology lecture comes comes about a minute in, when Snelling …

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Nevada Becomes Ninth State To Ban Ex-Gay Torture

Via press release: Today the Human Rights Campaign praised Nevada Republican Governor Brian Sandoval for signing into law Senate Bill (SB) 201 — legislation protecting LGBTQ youth in the state from the dangerous and discredited practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” HRC also commended State Senator David Parks for sponsoring the bill and shepherding it through to the Governor’s office. “No …

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RUSSIA: Head Of Orthodox Church Sprinkles Holy Water On Government Computers To Stop Virus Attack

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Over the weekend, the WannaCry ransomware attack targeted Microsoft Windows systems across the globe, even disrupting hospitals in Britain. But Russia won’t have to worry about anything like that happening because the Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Kirill apparently visited the Ministry of Internal Affairs and sprayed holy water on the computers. They can hack …

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American Family Association: Gay Activists Are Bringing Back Slavery By Forcing Businesses To Serve Them

Last week a Kentucky appeals court ruled that it’s legal to refuse to serve LGBT customers in the name of Jesus. American Family Association radio host Bryan Fischer reacts: For the government to force someone to do work that violates his conscience is nothing less than tyranny. And for a man to be compelled under threat of punishment to perform …

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Barron Trump To Attend Private DC Christian School

The Associated Press reports: First lady Melania Trump announced Monday that her son, Barron, will attend a private Episcopal school in Maryland, beginning this fall. The announcement answered one of the lingering questions surrounding the first family’s unusual living arrangement. Mrs. Trump and 11-year-old Barron have been living at Trump Tower in New York since Donald Trump took office in …

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ALABAMA: Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment Allowing Ten Commandments Displays In Schools

AL.com reports: The Alabama Senate today passed a proposed constitutional amendment to allow Ten Commandments displays on state property and in public schools. The bill is by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, who has proposed similar bills for years. It moves to the House of Representatives. If at least 63 of 105 House members approve it, it would go to voters …

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Bill Donohue Celebrates Axing Of The Real O’Neals As Victory Over “Filthy Bigot” Dan Savage [VIDEO]

Last year Catholic League blowhard Bill Donohue blew more than $100,000 with a full-page New York Times ad in which he denounced ABC/Disney’s The Real O’Neals and compared one of the show’s producers, Dan Savage, to David Duke. Today Donohue finally got his wish when the show was not picked up for a third season. ABC has cancelled family sitcom …

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KENTUCKY: State Appeals Court Rules Businesses Can Turn Away Gays In The Name Of Religious Liberty

Lexington’s NBC affiliate reports: The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled a Lexington business was within its rights when it refused to print shirts for Lexington’s Gay Pride Festival. The owner of Hands on Originals argued that he refused to print the shirts for the 2012 festival because it was against his religious beliefs. Later, the Human Rights Commission ruled …

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High School Teacher Resigns After Letter To Student Paper Saying LGBT People “Deserve To Die” [VIDEO]

The San Luis Obispo Tribune reports: A San Luis Obispo High School teacher has resigned in the face of widespread outrage over a letter he wrote to the school student newspaper that cited a Biblical passage saying those who commit homosexual acts “deserve to die.” Special education teacher Michael Stack did not show up to work Thursday but sent the …

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FRC Prayer Of The Day: Ask White Jesus To Stop Special Rights For LGBTs And End Their Moral Subversion

From the Family Research Council’s prayer of the day: Lord, Obergefell v. Hodges was an assault upon Your institution of marriage, the cornerstone of society. The effort to mainstream transgenderism is an assault on You as Creator and the heart of Your created order. Please help us to prevent the conferring of special rights and privileges for those who embrace …

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Roy Moore’s Hate Group Offers Jeff Sessions Their Pro Bono Defense Of Trump’s Religious Liberty Order

From a press release published by Christian Newswire: The Foundation for Moral Law, a Montgomery-based legal foundation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty and a strict interpretation of the Constitution as intended by its Framers, leaped to the defense of President Trump’s May 4 Executive Order Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty. The President’s Order provides that “All executive …

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Jim Bakker: People Who Speak Out Against Trump Are Possessed By The Spirit Of The Anti-Christ [VIDEO]

“It seems like there is a hatred among peoples and this is satanic. This is the White Horse of the Apocalypse. The White Horse of the Apocalypse is the first horse. It’s a horse of speech. It’s a horse of spirit. And the spirit of Antichrist is out now. This is what you’re seeing. You want to know what the …

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Decrees That USDA-Inspected Plants May Post Anti-LGBT Materials

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who as Georgia governor once held a public prayer vigil for rain, has responded to Trump’s recent religious liberty executive order by issuing a letter authorizing USDA-inspected plants to post any anti-LGBT materials they like. Perdue’s edict likely arises from the case of the West Michigan Beef Company, whose CEO Don Vander Boon reacted to the …

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