I was almost going to ignore the subject of this case entirely. Often enough, cases such as these are merely excuses for smugly moronic dissenters and contrarian pseudo-intellectual hipsters to fling their word poo in all directions. But, I was rather taken by a response to this astoundingly idiotic opinion piece that I thought it appropriate to put here, potentially for discussion but, at the very least, to propel its […]
If only it were a completely tasteless joke… as opposed to the completely tasteless reality it is, of course. You might want to remain seated for this one.
from CNN: In March, Hall filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, among others. In the suit, Hall claims his rights to religious freedom under the First Amendment were violated and suggests that the United States military has become a Christian organization. “I think it’s utterly and totally wrong. Unconstitutional,” Hall said. Hall said there is a pattern of discrimination against […]
Canada has apologized for forcing more than 100,000 aboriginal children to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools aimed at assimilating them. Mike Cachagee was one of those children. From 1920, attendance was compulsory for seven- to 15-year-olds, although many former students say they were taken at a much younger age. While some parents wanted their children to get an education and felt it was necessary to integrate into Canadian society, many […]
More than half of Britons think Christianity is likely to have disappeared from the country within a century, according to a survey. Research by the Orthodox Jewish organisation Aish found that just over a third of people thought religions like Christianity and Judaism would still be practiced in Britain in 100 years’ time. Although four in 10 people said they would choose to be a member of the Christian religion, […]
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) – A public school teacher preached his Christian beliefs despite complaints by other teachers and administrators and used a device to burn the image of a cross on students’ arms, according to a report by independent investigators. (Full story is here).
Former church employee Mona Brewer is suing Paulk, his brother and the church on allegations that Paulk manipulated her into an affair from 1989 to 2003 by telling her it was her only path to salvation. In a 2006 deposition stemming from the lawsuit, the archbishop said under oath that the only woman he had ever had sex with outside of his marriage was Brewer. But the results of a […]