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Michigan Mayor Bans Atheist City Hall Display to Not Upset Christian “Prayer Station”

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 18, 2014

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Clemson’s Christian Coach Challenged!

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 18, 2014

“Hannity”, Fox news, 4-17-2014,
Kirsten Powers, Fox news Political Analyst, and
Nick Fish, Development Director of American Atheists

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Creationist Cosmos

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 17, 2014

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Perfect Double Standard

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 14, 2014

We are often told of the Abrahamic God’s perfect moral standard, but this is a standard God Himself does not follow, a double standard, as clearly evidenced in the bible. So, if God is not subject to His own standard of perfect goodness, how can He possibly be defined as perfectly good?

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You Have Been Watching! Religion

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 14, 2014

Religion is the topic in this segment of You Have Been Watching!, the British panel game show.

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French priest charged with rape, torture during exorcisms

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 10, 2014


Versailles, France: A priest in an ultra-conservative Catholic sect has been charged with rape and torture for acts allegedly committed during exorcisms involving three schoolteachers.

Versailles prosecutor Vincent Lesclous told AFP the 40-year-old priest with the Society of Saint Pius X, whose identity has not been released to protect the victims, was charged on Wednesday and is being held without bail.

He is facing charges of aggravated rape, torture and “committing barbarous acts” for the alleged assaults on three teachers at a private religious school in the western suburbs of Paris.

The prosecutor refused to provide further details, but newspaper Le Parisien reported on Thursday that the assaults took place in the autumn of 2010 at the Notre-Dame de la Sablonniere school run by the sect.

It alleged he had first raped one teacher during an exorcism to purge her of the “evil” from a previous sexual assault.

He then used his “spiritual influence” to convince two other female teachers to undergo similar exorcisms, Le Parisien said.
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Kids in religious community shocked with cattle prod

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 9, 2014

Christian “love” in progress…

A female member of an Old Order Mennonite community, which can’t be identified, pleaded guilty to assault charges last month. The Crown says adults strapped, kicked and shocked children with a cattle prod.

Incidents of horrific physical abuse of children in a rural Manitoba community were revealed in a Winnipeg courtroom late last month.

During the case of an Old Order Mennonite community member — a woman who pleaded guilty to abuse charges — the Crown said “counselling sessions” were held in which children were spanked, kicked, strapped and shocked with a cattle prod for perceived wrongdoing.

One girl was strapped and shocked for not eating quickly enough, and sometimes shocked for as little as the look on her face, court was told.

“The backdrop of it is actually tremendous physical violence with respect to the children,” Crown attorney Adam Bergen said in late March, when the woman from the religious community entered guilty pleas to assault charges.

Neither she nor her community can be identified due to ongoing court proceedings and a publication ban.

An estimated 80 to 90 people — more than half of them children — lived in the community when allegations of abuse came to light. The community still used horse and buggies and abided by traditions dating back to the 19th century.
‘The backdrop of it is actually tremendous physical violence with respect to the children’

About 16 adults were charged with offences such as assault and assault with a weapon. Most were allegedly committed on a number of children from July 2011 to January 2013.

At one point, there were at least 13 victims.

There might have been more, court documents allege.

The 57-year-old woman who pleaded guilty admitted to two counts of assault with a weapon against two girls who were placed in her home after they were removed from their own.

At the time, one girl was 10 or 11 years old, and the other was between six and eight years old.

The woman’s sentencing will be at a later date.

Bergen said the trouble within the community surrounded allegations of sexual improprieties among the parents and children of two families.
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Westboro Baptist Church chased out of Oklahoma town

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 9, 2014

‘Leaving in a hurry,’ hundreds of residents chase Westboro protesters out of Oklahoma town

MOORE, Okla. – Hundreds of Moore residents lined Broadway across from Central Junior High Sunday afternoon.

They were ready and waiting for members of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church.

Members of that church have long contended that God hates homosexuality and America’s tolerance of homosexuality.

They also claim that he sends disasters as punishment.

Church members had a permit to picket in front of the school, which has been housing Plaza Towers Elementary students since last year’s deadly tornado.

According to the Westboro website, they contend that God sent that tornado as retribution against Moore.

Amanda Eccles said, “It’s just sickening. You know, it’s just innocent kids that lost lives and it’s sickening for them to even think that way.”

Kristy Hensley said, “They’re judging us because they think that, you know, we deserve what we got you know. But you know, their judgement day will come.”

Westboro’s permit to picket was for half an hour.

They had been there a mere eight minutes when several people took matters into their own hands.
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Atheists sponsor mass Mormon resignations at Salt Lake temple

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 8, 2014

Atheists of Utah hosted a mass resignation from the Mormon church, in which, David Silverman spoke.

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Bedtime Bible Stories

Posted by Mr DoctorE on April 7, 2014

America’s Best Christian, Mrs. Betty Bowers, reads her children Bible-based bedtime stories — and realizes that, with all its gratuitous violence and pornography, if God hadn’t written the Bible, Conservative Christians would be trying to keep it OUT of public libraries not IN to public schools!

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