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European Union challenges Israel's religious based expansion

European Union challenges Israel's religious based expansion

On Friday, a new European Union directive will take effect which is intended to rein in Israel's aggression against Palestine and the Palestinian people and thus help to reduce religious violence. The directive orders all member states of the EU ...

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Emotional frenzy in Ireland results in protests over life of mother bill; the problem of the moral dilemma where nobody wins

Emotional frenzy in Ireland results in protests over life of mother bill; the problem of the moral dilemma where nobody wins

Since the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Ireland, who was denied an abortion as she was miscarrying in a Catholic hospital and died of sepsis, the abortion debate has been raging in that country.  It seems the case ...

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Pat Robertson and "Vomit Button" for the Bible

Pat Robertson and "Vomit Button" for the Bible

On Pat Robertson's hilariously famous Christian television show, The 700 Club (remember The 5.95 Club from In Living Color?), Robertson recently said Facebook should have a vomit button for pictures posted of gays. He also pointed out how the Bible ...

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What religious fundamentalists have in common

What religious fundamentalists have in common

For those who are not familiar with John Fugelsang, he is an actor and comedian. He has appeared in several television programs and movies, including co-hosting America's Funniest Home Videos as well as appearing in CSI and Coyote Ugly. He has also performed at ...

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PETA finds itself at odds with and facing the anger of other animal welfare and rights activists

PETA finds itself at odds with and facing the anger of other animal welfare and rights activists

The far right animal rights group PETA, otherwise known as the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and headed by Ingrid Newkirk, finds itself on the receiving end of other animal rights and welfare activists anger.  The reason so ...

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The new American revolution: the DOMA decision and the United States' all-out religious war

The new American revolution: the DOMA decision and the United States' all-out religious war

Religion has always been a part of American history; it has worked at the forefront at times, and in the background in others,but never has religion been such a catalyst in this country until now. The Supreme Court's decision regarding ...

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Congress Members Want Military Gays to be Free to Mock Christians

Congress Members Want Military Gays to be Free to Mock Christians

An amendment to the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), if it remains in the bill and is signed into law, would give gays serving in the military permission to openly mock and denigrate Christians. The amendment, introduced by Rep. ...

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If these walls could talk concerning the history of women’s healthcare

If these walls could talk concerning the history of women’s healthcare

A few days ago,  the House of Representatives fired another shot in the their War on Women by passing a ban on abortion at 20 weeks, which obstetricians opposed, as they attempt to turn back the clock to a time ...

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The new morality of America: Pat Robertson links Melissa Strange's suicide to gamers–is America fed up with Robertson and the theology of the Christian Right?

The new morality of America:  Pat Robertson links Melissa Strange's suicide to gamers–is America fed up with Robertson and the theology of the Christian Right?

Pat Robertson can't seem to help himself.  If he isn't raining "God's" judgment down on America for natural disasters or telling men to become Muslim so they can beat their wives, he's blaming Satan for Haiti's earthquake (which earned Robertson ...

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Infighting over LGBT rights leads an Anglican priest, in the House of Lords, to call Archbishop Welby a “wanker”

Infighting over LGBT rights leads an Anglican priest, in the House of Lords, to call Archbishop Welby a “wanker”

The Anglican Church, especially the priests in the House of Lords, or rather House of Comedy now, has stooped to childish name calling in the battle of LGBT rights. The priests in the House of Lords generally conduct themselves in ...

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Litha: Celebrating the summer solstice and the birth of the Holly King

Litha: Celebrating the summer solstice and the birth of the Holly King

On June 22, 2013, Pagans and Wiccans across the nation will be celebrating Litha, or midsummmer.   Litha is a sabbat that celebrates the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and the birth of the Holly King (Lord ...

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Old white men on Fox News panel claim working women are destroying America; they claim males are biologically meant to be dominant over women; Bible says they're wrong

Old white men on Fox News panel claim working women are destroying America; they claim males are biologically meant to be dominant over women; Bible says they're wrong

The old white men of Fox News are all in a tizzy over a recent report that found that 40% of women with children under the age of 18 work outside the home.  Reacting to the news, Republican Mississippi governor ...

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America is not just a Christian nation; it is a diverse nation

America is not just a Christian nation; it is a diverse nation

Reality must hurt for Dominionist Christian conservatives.   While saying they love freedom and America out of one side of their mouths, the other side is busy judging, undermining, and basically being a thorn in the side of those who ...

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