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  • Christian ministers told to perform gay 'weddings' or face jail time

    10/20/2014 2:02:16 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    cna ^ | October 20, 2014
    Donald and Evelyn Knapp at the Hitching Post Wedding Chapel in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Photo courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom. Boise. Idaho, Oct 20, 2014 / 12:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Christian ministers in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, could face legal punishment or be forced to sell their nearly 100-year-old wedding chapel for declining to perform same-sex “wedding” ceremonies. “Many have denied that pastors would ever be forced to perform ceremonies that are completely at odds with their faith, but that’s what is happening here – and it’s happened this quickly,” Jeremy Tedesco, senior legal counsel with the legal group Alliance...
  • Can Liberalism Be Saved From Itself?

    10/09/2014 11:34:50 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 27 replies
    Sam Harris blog ^ | Oct. 7, 2014 | Sam Harris
    The most controversial thing I said was: We have to be able to criticize bad ideas, and Islam is the Mother lode of bad ideas. This statement has been met with countless charges of bigotry and racism online and in the media. But imagine that the year is 1970, and I said: Communism is the Mother lode of bad ideas. How reasonable would it be to attack me as a racist or as someone who harbors an irrational hatred of Russians, Ukrainians, Chinese, etc. This is precisely the situation I am in. My criticism of Islam is a criticism of...
  • Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians (Video)

    09/28/2014 10:34:44 AM PDT · by blueyon · 30 replies
    TheDC ^ | 9/28/14 | Ginni Thomas
    Last May, one of the most influential conservative and religious intellectual leader in America gave a somber speech in Washington, declaring it to be Good Friday in America for Christians. In this exclusive two part video interview, Princetons Robert P. George admitted, that was a hard speech to give. Christians, and those rejecting the me-generation liberal dogma of if it feels good do it, are no longer tolerable by the intellectual and cultural elite, says George, 59, director of the James Madison program at Princeton University. Citing the political witch hunt....
  • (Israeli)Rabbinical court prevents (American-Israeli)teen girl from leaving Israel

    09/19/2014 5:41:14 AM PDT · by patlin · 27 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | Sept 11, 2014 | Melanie Lidman
    An American-Israeli woman is fighting for her daughters right to leave Israel after her ex-husband filed a case in the Rabbinical Court on September 4 demanding visitation rights. The child in question, a 13-year-old named Inbar, or Amber Hope Layman, cannot leave Israel during the legal proceedings, and her mother promises to raise hell in order to bring her home. The mother, Danielle Layman, currently lives in Kansas and is married to an American, Jeremy Layman. She left Shahar Abecassis, Inbars father, in 2003. Danielle Layman said Shahar was abusive and made threats on Inbars life, and that she had...
  • Braleys Chickens Out Demand Mars Senate Bid

    08/12/2014 9:20:12 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 Aug 2014 | John Semmens
    Iowas Democratic nominee for the US Senate Bruce Braleys hissy fit over a neighbors chickens may derail his electoral chances in this farm state. The trouble started when Braley espied a few of neighbor Pauline Hamptons pet chickens strutting around the yard of his vacation home in the town of Brooklyn and filed a complaint with the home owners association. In an attempt to be neighborly, Hampton proffered a gift of a dozen freshly laid eggs, but Bruce Braley would have none of it. I cant be bought off so cheaply, Braley angrily asserted. Im a candidate for the United...
  • Apology to an Anti-Chicken Bigot

    07/18/2014 4:12:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 18, 2014 | Mike Adams
    Every now and then I make a mistake and have to issue a public apology. Today, I am in the position of having to write a highly embarrassing apology to Brice Horton who was the subject of my recent column "Horton Hears the Who" and my not-so-recent column "Expel Brice Horton." My apology is largely motivated by Mr. Horton's recent threat to sue me for defamation of character. That written threat follows in unedited form: "Mr. Adams, I would appreciate it if you would delete your posts about me. My roommate is an attorney and says that we could go...
  • Why are there more scandals these days?

    06/05/2014 7:40:13 AM PDT · by Aspenhuskerette · 20 replies
    The Aspen Times (CO) ^ | June 5, 2014 | Melanie Sturm
    Im not young enough to know everything, Oscar Wilde observed, as if reflecting on the Great Commencement Speaker Flap of 2014. However, Jimi Hendrix was young when he offered advice that todays college students should heed knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. Unmindful that earned wisdom is derived from asking the right questions not identifying the wrong answers too many students graduate into a complex and conflict-riddled world without the insights that come from the clash of opposing viewpoints. Is it surprising then, that so many intractable problems plague our society, like military veterans dying from government-provided health...
  • Our World of Persecution and Intolerance

    05/21/2014 12:58:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | May 21, 2014 | Doug Bandow
    The 21st century is supposed to be a time of liberal enlightenment. But the reality looks very different. Instead of a world of mutual understanding and tolerance, people around the globe face spreading violence and human rights abuses. Religious persecution continues to rise. The latest report from the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom documents the worst manifestations of this attack on the most basic liberty of conscience. Now in its 15th year, the Commission reflected on the importance of religious freedom, which means the right of all human beings to think as they please, believe or not believe...
  • Study rejected for publication because it was 'less than helpful' to the climate cause

    05/16/2014 11:47:16 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 41 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | May 16th 2014 | Ben Spencer
    A scientific study which suggests global warming has been exaggerated was rejected by a respected journal because it might fuel climate scepticism, it was claimed last night. The alarming intervention, which raises fears of McCarthyist pressure for environmental scientists to conform, came after a reviewer said the research was less than helpful to the climate cause. Professor Lennart Bengtsson, a research fellow at the University of Reading and one of five authors of the study, said he suspected that intolerance of dissenting views on climate science was preventing his paper from being published. If he and his four co-authors are...
  • The Lavender Nazis (Saturbray)

    05/17/2014 8:20:51 AM PDT · by bray · 20 replies
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 5/17/14 | bray
    Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, Isiah 61:1 As a proud homophobe it is time to speak out about the thuggish tactics the Lavender Nazis have decided to take. They have parlayed their special victim status into army intent on destroying the moral foundation of America. When you are subject to losing your job, your career and even your ability to have a bank account if...
  • Liberals: Exempt from Scrutiny - as long as you say the right things

    05/06/2014 2:00:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 3 replies
    National Review ^ | May 6, 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    It doesnt matter if you belong to the 0.1 percent as long as you say the right things. The qualifications of a Tommy Dude Vietor or Ben Rhodes that placed them in the Situation Room during Obama-administration crises were not years of distinguished public service, military service, prior elected office, a string of impressive publications, an academic career, previous diplomatic postings, or any of the usual criteria that have placed others at the nerve center of America in times of crisis. Their trajectory was based on yeoman partisan PR work, and largely on being young, hip, and well connected politically....
  • Hollywood celebrity looks forward to religion being treated like racism

    04/09/2014 3:40:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 34 replies
    Protect the Pope ^ | 4/9/2014 | M Donnelly
    <p>as time goes on, weirdly, Im growing less liberal. Im more like, No, religion is ruining the world, you need to stop!.</p>
  • GAY MARRIAGE: The Mason-Dixon Line of Tolerance

    04/08/2014 3:11:27 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 6 replies
    Dignitas Tea Party News ^ | April 8, 2014 | Paul Winters
    The recent ousting of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich highlights not just the huge cultural divide on the gay marriage debate, but our nation's dangerous misunderstanding of the term "tolerance." Tolerance is an absolute necessity in any free society. As defined by Merriam-Webster, tolerance is the willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own. As we live in a society of more than 300 million diverse individuals, this is an essential nature to ensure domestic tranquility. The entire concept of liberty depends on each and every one of us accept that there are beliefs, attitudes and...
  • MOZILLA** Interesting posting from an Insider

    04/07/2014 11:00:55 AM PDT · by Bikkuri · 158 replies
    Pastebin ^ | Apr 7th, 2014 | Mozilla Developer
    Hello. I am member of Mozilla's development team and these postings here lately force me now to react. Let me first clarify one thing. I do that because someone has finally to speak out some things... Things which should clearly brought out to the public.... First, the incident about our short time CEO Eich..... many of us do NOT agree with what has happened. There has been a massive amount of pressure inside and outside of Mozilla which brought him to resign from his post. About the ads in the new tab page... Our reasoning for this is to make...
  • Bill Maher: Gay mafia will take your career down if you cross them

    04/05/2014 10:24:58 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 30 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | April 5, 2014 | Phillip Swarts
    Bill Maher used his HBO show on Friday to call out an element of the gay community that he says enforces political correctness like James Gandolfinis Tony Soprano dished out mob justice. I think there is a gay mafia, the Real Time host said during a panel discussion. I think if you cross them, you do get whacked.......
  • Gay activists hurl feces at German parents protesting pro-gay school curriculum: report

    03/29/2014 5:15:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 75 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3-28-14 | Thaddeus Baklinski
    As parents in Germany have protested a new pro-homosexual sexual diversity curriculum in their schools, homosexual activists have attacked them by hurling feces and destroying their property, according to the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians, which documents anti-Christian incidents in Europe. "Protesters were physically attacked and it was felt that the police failed to protect the parents basic right of assembly," said a statement from the Observatory describing incidents at recent rallies in Baden-Wrttemberg and Cologne. According to eyewitnesses, says the Observatory, "Christian parents were shouted at with obscenities. "They were spit at, eggs were thrown, and little...
  • Stanford Traditional Marriage Event Deemed Hate Speech, Denied Funding

    03/15/2014 12:22:39 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 39 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 14, 2014 | Jennifer Kabbany
    An upcoming conference organized by Stanford Universitys Anscombe Society called Communicating Values: Marriage, Family & the Media has been dubbed hate speech by the colleges graduate-level student government, which refused to allow any of its student fee-funded budget to support the event. The Anscombe Society is a conservative student group centered around traditional marriage and family values; it also encourages chastity, and tackles subjects such as sexual integrity and pornography.
  • College group cancels diversity 'happy hour' after excluding white staffers

    03/12/2014 8:53:09 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 68 replies
    KING 5 News ^ | March 11, 2014 | DREW MIKKELSEN
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- An attempt to fight racism at a community college may have backfired. A group of employees at South Puget Sound Community College sent out an invitation to all 300 staffers. The "Staff, Faculty and Administrators of Color" encouraged employees to reply to the invitation to find out the confidential date and time of what was being called a "happy hour" to "build support and community" for people of color. The invite made it clear white people were not invited. The email read: "If you want to create space for white folks to meet and work on racism,...
  • Teen self-defense expert expelled, jailed, because of a pocketknife

    03/11/2014 11:35:45 AM PDT · by robowombat · 58 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 10, 2014 | Robby Soave
    An Ohio high school student training to be an EMT was charged with a felony and sent to jail for 13 days because police found a pocketknife during an unauthorized search of his car. Jordan Wiser, an 18-year-old student at Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus in Jefferson, Ohio, is an EMT trainee with a passion for self-defense and public service. He aspires to be a firefighter, and is a certified emergency vehicle operator. Wiser is comfortable with weapons, and posts Youtube videos of himself talking about law enforcement, self-defense and video games. Apparently, school administrators caught wind of the...
  • NY Dems Say Conservatives Dont Belong

    01/27/2014 8:57:23 AM PST · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 Jan 2014 | John Semmens
    First, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared that conservatives who are pro-life, pro-gun, and anti-gay marriage have no place in the state of New York, because thats not who New Yorkers are. These sentiments were seconded by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio who averred, I stand by that 100%. Governing is hard when not everyone is marching to the same beat. People wander off into divergent, idiosyncratic directions. The cohesiveness of everyone pulling in the same direction is undermined. De Blasio worried that just expelling these dissident elements isnt necessarily the best solution. We need to make sure that if...
  • Figure of Pope Francis Burned in Argentina by a Mob of Feminist Abortion Enthusiasts

    11/30/2013 12:21:28 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 31 replies
    Gloria.tv ^ | November 29, 2013 | Gloria.tv
    Video at Gloria.tv in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • EU Proposal to Monitor Intolerant Citizens

    11/11/2013 7:36:57 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | October 28, 2013 5:00 am | Soeren Kern
    While European leaders are busy expressing public indignation over reports of American espionage operations in the European Union, the European Parliament is quietly considering a proposal that calls for the direct surveillance of any EU citizen suspected of being intolerant. Critics say the measurewhich seeks to force the national governments of all 28 EU member states to establish special administrative units to monitor any individual or group expressing views that the self-appointed guardians of European multiculturalism deem to be intolerantrepresents an unparalleled threat to free speech in a Europe where citizens are already regularly punished for expressing the wrong opinions,...
  • Religious Intolerance In the NY Daily News

    10/18/2013 12:17:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 10/17/13 | Jeff Dunetz
    This morning's NY Daily News criticized the New York City Republican mayoral candidate for being respectful of Jewish customs. In the Orthodox Jewish tradition men and women are separated during prayer services. When Republican candidate Joe Lhota visited the Shomer Shabbos Synagogue on Wednesday, he stood in the back as a prayer service was going on. In the video above around the 46 second mark one can hear a member of the congregation ask Lhota to have the women in his entourage wait outside because prayers were going on. The NY Daily News blasted Lhota for the incident. Joe Lhota...
  • Women Protesting Obama Say They Were Attacked on Gwinnett Overpass

    10/04/2013 7:44:38 AM PDT · by Hoodat · 44 replies
    WMAZ (AP) ^ | 12:10 PM, Oct 2, 2013 | Jake Wade
    <p>LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police near Atlanta are investigating an attack on a group of women as they protested on an interstate overpass and carried signs calling for President Barack Obama's impeachment.</p> <p>The women told police they were demonstrating on the Steve Reynolds Boulevard overpass in Gwinnett County on Saturday, when a man pulled up beside them. They said he pointed a gun at one of them and splashed another with an unknown liquid.</p>
  • Animal welfare group vandalizes Iowa butter cow

    08/13/2013 12:45:19 AM PDT · by kingattax · 27 replies
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | 8-12-13 | SCOTT MCFETRIDGE
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) An animal welfare group intent on sending a message in support of veganism hid until closing time then poured red paint over the Iowa State Fair's butter cow. But the damage was quickly scraped away and visitors never knew the iconic sculpture had been damaged. Iowans for Animal Liberation claimed responsibility for the attack in a news release emailed Sunday night, saying members hid in the cavernous Agriculture Building on Saturday night and emerged after the fair closed for the day. They then broke into a refrigerated room where the sculpted cow and other butter...
  • Florida Atlantic University Reinstates "Jesus Stomp" Instructor

    06/25/2013 10:35:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    Deandre Poole will return to Florida Atlantic University after being placed on administrative leave.Florida Atlantic University has reinstated an instructor who had students stomp on pieces of paper with "Jesus" written on them as part of a lesson. The school announced Friday that 32-year-old Deandre Poole would return to teach summer classes, as well as the next academic year. The Palm Beach Post reports that he will only teach online through the rest of 2013 because of safety concerns. Officials said in March that he would be placed on paid administrative leave for safety reasons and to prevent disruption of...
  • Intolerant Secularists

    05/14/2013 2:42:25 PM PDT · by Enza Ferreri · 5 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 24 July 2012 | Enza Ferreri
    People like Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion (Amazon USA) , (Amazon UK) , and Christopher Hitchens, who wrote God Is Not Great (Amazon USA) , (Amazon UK) , et al, when attacking religion, play on various ambiguities. They create ambiguities in their choice of terms and then these ambiguities are convenient for them. The first instance of ambiguity is the use of the term religion. It puts together all sorts of people and doctrines which may have very little in common. To give an analogy, the flat earth theory is undoubtedly a theory of physics. It says something...
  • PENTAGON TAPS ANTI-CHRISTIAN EXTREMIST FOR RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE POLICY

    04/30/2013 7:27:17 AM PDT · by Linda Frances · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | April 28, 2013 | Ken Klukowski
    Today, we face incredibly well-funded gangs of fundamentalist Christian monsters who terrorize their fellow Americans by forcing their weaponized and twisted version of Christianity upon their helpless subordinates in our nations armed forces.
  • The Sin of Tolerance: CHRISTIANS MUST BE AWARE OF COMPROMISE [Billy Graham]

    03/28/2013 3:21:08 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 30 replies
    Billy Graham Evangelistic Association ^ | Feb. 22, 2013 | Billy Graham
    At home and abroad, the American people plead for broad-mindedness, tolerance and charity. Abroad, our ambassadors use all of their powers to influence warring parties to come to the conference table in a spirit of give-and-take. There is a sense in which the world needs broad-mindedness and tolerance. However, in the realm of Christian experience there is a need for intolerance. In some things Christ was the most tolerant, broad-minded Man who ever lived, but in other things He was one of the most intolerant. TOLERANCE CAN BECOME TOO STRETCHEDOne of the pet words of this age is tolerance. It...
  • Actress Stacey Dash Endorses Romney, Liberals Fling Racist Insults

    10/08/2012 7:45:03 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | October 8, 2012 | Matthew Sheffield
    In his speech to the Republican National Convention earlier this year, actor Clint Eastwood told the assembled crowd that there are more conservatives and moderates in Hollywood than they might think. Such people “play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it,” Eastwood said. Unfortunately, actress Stacey Dash is finding out the hard way what happens to those celebrities who are willing to think for themselves: they get attacked by the very people who claim to preach “tolerance” and “peace.” (Note: This blog post is “not safe for work” and certainly not for children.) The self-proclaimed...
  • Obama's Old-World Arrogance

    10/03/2012 8:34:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    When President Obama came to the U.N. General Assembly on September 25, his arrogance was on full display. He skipped meeting any world leaders, but did find time to sit down and talk about his lover moves on ABC's "The View." Topics included how he's a "romantic husband," how he "tucks in" his wife at night and how his first kiss with Michelle is now memorialized by a monument in Chicago. Meanwhile, Israel is preparing for war against a soon-to-be-nuclear Iran. Yawn. Obama also skipped the traditional luncheon, leaving U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon looking like "a jilted prom date,"...
  • Dems Welcomed Muslims, Prohibited Christian Hospitality in Charlotte

    09/26/2012 10:06:12 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 19 replies
    http://blogs.christianpost.com ^ | September 11, 2012 | Rev. Austin Miles
    CHARLOTTE,North Carolina (9/11/12) When the DNC came to Charlotte, area churches, 100 of them, offered hospitality, not knowing how much the Dems hate God and would actually boo God at the convention. They had no idea how that hatred would be directed at them and their churches. The Sunday before the DNC, over 9000 people had come together to pray for the convention. Then, wanting to extend hospitality to the visitors to their city, 56 of the churches set out to Adopt-a-Delegation. They put together gift baskets featuring Carolina Pralines and a letter welcoming them to the city and offering...
  • McGurn: The Chick-fil-A War Is Back On

    09/25/2012 7:34:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 09/25/2012 | William McGurn
    Sometimes there comes along an idea so wrongheaded that even Michael Bloomberg and the American Civil Liberties Union can't support it. So it was this summer, when the Democratic mayors of Boston and Chicago declared Chick-fil-A unwelcome in their cities because the mayors disagree with CEO Dan Cathy's support for "biblical marriage." New York Mayor Bloomberg called the threats "inappropriate." A spokesman for the Illinois ACLU suggested that they were unconstitutional to boot. Now the controversy is back, after a Chicago alderman announced that Chick-fil-A had agreed to stop supporting "antigay organizations." After two days of confusion, Mr. Cathy this...
  • health vanity question about cake

    09/21/2012 7:03:36 PM PDT · by married21 · 60 replies
    me
    vanity question about food intolerance: What could the problem be with Costco birthday cake? I have had a piece every day since Tuesday, and have also had miserable chest discomfort/gas/burping discomfort almost immediately afterwards. Which ingredient could be the culprit? The shortening in the frosting? Soy of some sort? I am quite ready to give up and never eat this again, despite the fact that I really like it, but I need to know which part is the problem, so I can make other plans the next time we have a birthday around here.
  • Italian religious liberty expert worries US on path to anti-Christian violence

    07/04/2012 2:15:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    cna ^ | July 4, 2012 | David Kerr
    Professor Massimo Introvigne. Rome, Italy, Jul 4, 2012 / 04:05 am (CNA).- The head of Italy's new religious liberty watchdog group warned that present threats of “discriminatory legislation” in the U.S. could eventually result in violence against Christians in America. “In a climate of discrimination, it is possible that somebody will act upon that discrimination to say ‘the laws are not enough’ and resort to actual violence and this is the realms of hate crimes,” Professor Massimo Introvigne told CNA June 28. Introvigne was appointed as chairman of the newly created Observatory on Religious Liberty in June. The group...
  • Samuel L. Jackson Upset God 'Spared' GOP From Hurricane

    08/27/2012 4:42:25 PM PDT · by This Just In · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 27, 2012 | Christian Toto
    Looks like Hurricane Isaac will spare Tampa - and the Republicans gathering in the Florida city for the GOP's campaign convention. "The Avengers" star Samuel L. Jackson, who dubbed the Tea Party racist and said he voted for Barack Obama because of the politician's skin color, took the news pretty hard.
  • Actress Ellen Barkin Hopes Hurricane Kills Pro-Life Republicans (Actress retweets a hateful tweet)

    08/27/2012 4:15:32 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 97 replies
    Life News ^ | 8/27/12 | Steven Ertelt
    Actress Ellen Barkin created a stir on Twitter today when she sent out a re-tweet of a message someone sent saying they hoped Hurricane Isaac would hit the Republican convention and was every pro-life, anti-education, anti-woman, xenophobic, gay-bashing, racist SOB right into the ocean. The reaction from conservatives was quick to her class-less Tweet. I wonder if @EllenBarkin will feel badly at all when #Isaac doesnt wash the GOPers out to sea but in fact wipes out New Orleans, one person responded. Bryan Kemper, Director of Youth Outreach for Priests for Life, said: This is why we call pro-abortion people...
  • University of Maryland students gather signatures to get Chick-fil-A out of food court

    08/18/2012 12:40:42 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 55 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug 18 2012 | Malu Banuelos
    The Chick-fil-A same-sex marriage debate doesnt seem to be going away anytime soon. Ever since President Dan Cathy stated his stance on gay marriage last month, the fast-food chain has been under scrutiny. Now, some University of Maryland students and staff are working to get the restaurant off their campus. Theyre using online petitioning via change.org to persuade Adele H. Stamp Student Union officials to remove the restaurant, reports campus newspaper The Diamondback,
  • Saudis attempt to block Vatican plan for .catholic web addresses

    08/15/2012 9:59:49 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 3 replies
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 14AUG12 | Christopher Williams, Technology Correspondent
    The kingdom of saudi arabia has attempted to block a Vatican bid to create new web addresses ending in .catholic, arguing that it cannot demonstrate that it possesses a monopoly over the term Catholic. The objection is one of more than 160 sent by the Saudis to ICANN, the body in charge of web addresses, over its plan to allow hundreds of new top-level domains to supplement .com, .co.uk and other existing suffixes. Many other Christians use the term 'Catholic' to refer more broadly to the whole Christian Church regardless of denominational affiliation, the Saudi Communication and Information Technology Commission...
  • Shep Smith: 'Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day' Is 'National Day of Intolerance'

    08/02/2012 9:21:19 PM PDT · by TBP · 50 replies
    News Busters ^ | August 01, 2012 | Ken Shepherd
    On his way out to commercial break at 3:24 p.m. Eastern, Studio B host Shep Smith noted that August 1 is "National Badminton Day," and quipped "Forget National Day of Intolerance, let's just stay with badminton."
  • Get Ready: Big Gay is coming after Chick-fil-a

    I think we are inviting Gods judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say we know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage and I pray Gods mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we have the audacity to define what marriage is about. ~ Dan Cathy, President, Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A is a family-owned, family-run business which is guided by explicitly biblical business principles and even closes on Sunday in honor of what the Scriptures call the Lords day. Chick-fil-A started in 1967 and has recorded 44...
  • Student Wears Rosary For His Grandma; School Forbids It, Calls It Gang Sign

    06/07/2012 1:32:13 AM PDT · by mn-bush-man · 54 replies
    wcco.com ^ | June 6, 2012 | wcco.com
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) A 15-year-old Coon Rapids student says he wears a rosary as a necklace to feel close to his grandmother, who is suffering from breast cancer. But the Anoka-Hennepin School District told him to take the rosary off or face the consequences. Jake Balthazor says he prays for his grandmothers health. She has breast cancer, and Im trying to support her for it, he said. He wears his beliefs proudly. The rosary is one his grandmother gave him, but its also what landed him in the principals office. They think its like a gang sign, Balthazor said....
  • Walsall Manor Hospital in England fires a doctor for circulating prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola

    05/18/2012 2:22:37 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | May 18, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians is reporting that a Christian doctor who was fired (sacked) for emailing a prayer to his colleagues has lost his clam for unfair dismissal, after an Employment Tribunal ruled that there was "no need" for religious references to be made at work. We read here that, "Dr David Drew (aged 64) took legal action against Walsall Manor Hospital after he was dismissed for e-mailing a motivational prayer by St Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, to his department, stating that his colleagues had made him feel like a 'religious maniac' for circulating...
  • The 'race' race (and how were all currently losing)

    04/04/2012 9:26:02 AM PDT · by newgeezer · 2 replies
    The Northern Iowan ^ | Monday, April 2, 2012 | Nate Konrardy
    Picture this: Youre a senior in high school and you show up on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa for a college visit. Youre shown around campus by a male and a female in purple shirts that read SAA. Throughout the tour you learn that one is involved in Northern Iowa Student Government, UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers and Dance Marathon and runs track, and the other is involved in Greek Life, the Harry Potter Club and the Interpreters Theatre and is on the Deans List. After your tour, the number of things you can get involved in impresses...
  • Saudi Grand Mufti Calls for "Destruction of All Churches in Region"

    03/15/2012 6:10:24 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 24 replies
    jihadwatch.org ^ | 14MAR12 | Raymond Ibrahim
    According to several Arabic news sources, last Monday, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, declared that it is necessary to destroy all the churches of the region. The Grand Mufti made his assertion in response to a question posed by a delegation from Kuwait, regarding the position of a Kuwaiti parliament member who recently called for the "removal" of churches (he later clarified by saying he merely meant that no churches should be built in Kuwait). The Kuwaiti delegation wanted to confirm Sharias position on churches. Accordingly, the Grand Mufti stressed that Kuwait was a...
  • Egyptian Court Sentences Priest to Six Months for Excess Church Height

    03/06/2012 9:09:07 AM PST · by bayouranger · 3 replies
    aina.org ^ | 06MAR12 | Mary Abdelmassih
    (AINA) -- A court in Edfu has sentenced Reverend Makarios Bolous, pastor of St. George's Church in the village of Elmarinab, Edfu, in the Aswan province, to six months prison and a fine of 300 pounds for violations in the height of the church building. The court also ordered the removal of the excess height. The church had received a license from the Governor of Aswan and was still under construction, but it was torched by a Muslim mob on September 30, 2011 (AINA 10-1-2011). Construction workers had started removing the excess height before the torching of the church. "Since...
  • "Women Against Islamization" Campaign Launched in Belgium

    02/18/2012 8:09:46 PM PST · by StopGlobalWhining · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Islam-Watch.org (Also Fox News Channel video) ^ | February 17, 2012 | An-Sofie Dewinter
    A political party in Belgium has started a campaign, called "Women against Islamisation", with a logo in which a young woman appears in a burqa and a bikini. An-Sofie holding the logo on the right The campaign was launched by the rightwing Vlaams Belang party. Featured in the campaign logo is An-Sofie Dewinter, the gorgeous teenage daughter of Philip Dewinter, leader the of Vlaams Belang party. The burqa covers An-Sofies head and face while the rest of it falls behind her back. The bikini covers her breast and crotch. The burka and bikini logo is meant for the "Freedom or...
  • The Disquieting Treatment of Christians by the Palestinians

    02/16/2012 7:19:20 AM PST · by bayouranger · 12 replies
    stonegateinstitute.org ^ | 15FEB12 | Michael Curtis
    Centuries of persecution before Israeli "occupation." In the voluminous commentaries on the Middle East today very little attention has been given to the sad fate of Christians in the Arab and Muslim countries. Even less attention has been paid to the contrast between the treatment of Christians in Israel and their treatment in Arab countries. In Israel Christians have religious freedom and their numbers have increased. In Arab countries the religious freedom of Christians is restricted and their number has been reduced because of harassment, fear, and persecution. It is well to remember the words of Martin Luther King: "In...
  • Obama's War on God (Saturbray)

    02/11/2012 7:23:53 AM PST · by bray · 6 replies
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 2/11/12 | bray
    Dear children, let us not LOVE with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. 1 John 3:18 This week we as Americans lost our right to freedom of religion. Thanks to the cult of liberalism they invented a right to healthcare as a way to strip every American church in the country their right to worship in the way they wish. Churches now have to get permission from a dictatorial edict which church doctrines can be worshipped and which cannot. Commie libs have always hated the Catholic Church just like they hate every institution that stands in their...
  • Michigan Federal Judge Denies Dearborns Request to Dismiss Our Civil Rights Case

    02/07/2012 3:42:22 PM PST · by bayouranger · 2 replies
    answeringmuslims.com ^ | 07FEB12 | Not Listed
    Dearborn police threw us in jail for having a peaceful discussion with Muslims at a public festival. They also took us into custody two days later for attempting to distribute copies of the Gospel of John outside the festival. The police seized our cameras for nearly a month and filed false police reports, while the mayor waged a smear-campaign against us. The city of Dearborn then had the nerve to try to have our civil case thrown out of court, arguing that police had "probable cause" to arrest us! Fortunately, our lawyers do not know the meaning of "sleep," and...