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  • Creches at center of debate--PARK PC'D BY GRINCHES

    12/18/2006 9:00:16 AM PST · by SJackson · 23 replies · 1,042+ views
    NY Post ^ | 12-18-06 | JENNIFER FERMINO
    December 18, 2006 -- A Westchester grandfather called Briarcliff Manor officials "grinches" yesterday after they not only refused to put up a Nativity scene in a village park - but took down all holiday symbols that were already there. Henry Ritell, 80, sued the village to force it to install the Nativity scene, which he had purchased, in Law Park, where a menorah and a tree decorated with Christmas lights were standing. On Friday, a federal judge ruled in his favor. He instructed the village to either remove the menorah, "a symbol of Jewish faith," or include Ritell's Nativity scene.
  • T.O. judge orders Christmas tree out of lobby

    12/15/2006 7:13:58 PM PST · by Heartofsong83 · 55 replies · 1,764+ views
    CTV.ca ^ | 12/14/06
    T.O. judge orders Christmas tree out of lobby Updated Thu. Dec. 14 2006 5:31 PM ET toronto.ctv.ca A Toronto judge has ordered a Christmas tree out of a downtown provincial courthouse lobby, saying it's not an appropriate symbol to non-Christians. The move by Justice Marion Cohen has upset staff, some of whom call the decision stupid and insulting. Cohen says she understands the small tree has stood in the lobby at 311 Jarvis St. for years during the Christmas season, but in a letter to employees says non-Christians are "confronted" with the artificial decoration, which makes them feel "they are...
  • Carolers Told To Stop Singing At Event

    "While an Olympic-medal-winning ice skater smiled and listened to Christmas carols, a Riverside city staff member silenced the singing group because she was afraid the skater would be offended because she is Jewish." "The choir had barely launched into "God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman" when a police officer and Michelle Baldwin, a city special-events employee, approached choir director Staci Della-Rocco and told her to stop the choir's performance." "Amber Eyerly, with the New York-based PR firm that helped promote the event, said that Cohen didn't make the request." "I felt so bad for my kids and that whole situation," Della-Rocco...
  • ACLU targets Christmas (AGAIN!!!!)

    11/28/2006 8:07:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 53 replies · 1,530+ views
    American Center for Law and Justice ^ | Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel
    The ACLU is at it again. With an outrageous boldness that only they could muster, the ACLU has set their sights on Christmas ... In their never-ending quest to completely eradicate all things religious from public life, the ACLU's latest lawsuit is an all-out frontal attack on the freedom of speech. Let me ask you - when did a children's Christmas program become illegal? When did the nativity story and Christmas songs become unconstitutional? Because this is the dangerous charge the ACLU has leveled. A children's Christmas program has been deemed unconstitutional by the ACLU. I have assembled a senior...
  • Group says faith eroding science (Concerned that voice of secularism growing ever fainter)

    11/16/2006 6:07:08 AM PST · by NYer · 45 replies · 931+ views
    Journal Gazette ^ | November 15, 2006 | Marc Kaufman
    WASHINGTON – Concerned that the voice of science and secularism is growing ever fainter in the White House, on Capitol Hill and in culture, a group of prominent scientists and advocates of church-state separation on Tuesday announced formation of a Washington think tank designed to promote “rationalism” as the basis of public policy.The brainchild of Paul Kurtz, founder of the Center for Inquiry-Transnational, the small public policy office will lobby and sometimes litigate on behalf of science-based decision making and against religion in government affairs.The announcement was accompanied by release of a “Declaration in Defense of Science and Secularism,” which...
  • Bush's belief in God is his undoing: Schrder (BARF ALERT)

    10/23/2006 12:27:45 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 63 replies · 1,513+ views
    The Times ^ | October 23, 2006 | Roger Boyes
    THE war in Iraq is unlikely to be resolved by a US Administration committed to a fundamentalist Christian viewpoint, according to Gerhard Schrder, the former German Chancellor, whose newly published memoirs stoke his four-year feud with President Bush.Herr Schrder won a re-election campaign in 2002 by setting out German opposition to the invasion of Iraq. As a result, relations with Washington deteriorated and the two leaders barely spoke for three years. In extracts from his memoirs to be published in Der Spiegel magazine, Herr Schrder explains what went wrong and why it will be difficult for the President to make...
  • Christian BA employee suspended for wearing cross necklace

    10/13/2006 4:57:44 PM PDT · by fanfan · 68 replies · 1,977+ views
    Daily mail ^ | 13th October 2006 | JANE MERRICK
    Nadia Eweida: BA said she had failed to comply with their 'uniform regulations' A Christian woman has been banned by British Airways for wearing a small cross necklace to work - while muslims and sikhs are allowed to wear headscarves and turbans.Heathrow check-in worker Nadia Eweida was sent home after refusing to remove the crucifix which breached BA's dress code. Her treatment by BA - which styles itself as the "world's favourite airline" - brought condemnation both from Christian groups and members of other faiths last night. BA's chief executive Willie Walsh has upheld the action against Miss Eweida for...
  • School Caves on Pro-Life T-Shirts

    09/18/2006 1:40:53 PM PDT · by Roger_Thornhill · 19 replies · 1,230+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | September 18 | Roger_Thornhill
    A California school has fixed its T-shirt policy after two student were reprimanded for wearing the "inappropriate" Christian message that life is valuable, according to a law firm that defends religious freedom and parental rights. The announcement comes from Brad Dacus, president of Pacific Justice Institute, who said he saluted the district for resolving so quickly the First Amendment violation. The case developed at a Livingston, Calif., middle school when two students, sisters, were admonished by school officials for wearing the offending T-shirts. The message read: "Help Cure Abortion" on the front, and "Abortion: The leading cause of death in...
  • Liberals, Islamists Unite against Pope

    09/17/2006 5:36:34 AM PDT · by dennisw · 92 replies · 2,403+ views
    frontpagemag ^ | September 18, 2006 | Andrew Walden
    In what has suddenly been made into a highly controversial speech, the day after September 11, at Bavarias University of Regensberg, Pope Benedict describes Christian belief in a God whose words and acts are bound by reason, truth and the law of non-contradiction. Benedict contrasts this with Islamic belief in a God not bound by anythingincluding his own words. Benedict further contrasts Christian belief with that of secular humanists who see reason as being completely unbound of God. In response, both Islamists and secularists have demanded the Pope apologize. He must not. Benedicts speech is a work of enlightened genius....
  • Gunmen shoot dead a foreign nun in Mogadishus SOS hospital

    09/17/2006 4:20:33 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 262 replies · 6,474+ views
    Shabelle.Net ^ | September 17, 2006 | Aweys Osman Yusuf
    Mogadishu 17, Sep. 06 ( Sh.M.Network) - Unidentified gunmen are reported to have raided Mogadishus SOS hospital and gunned down one of the foreign nuns in the hospital.Reliable sources say the nun, thought to be an Italian, is confirmed dead. A bodyguard of the nun instantly died after he was fatally shot by two men reportedly armed with handguns. Reports also indicate that the two assailants have been nabbed by armed guards within SOS hospital. Six other suspects have also arrested as one of the Islamic Courts leaders Sheik Yusuf Indho-adde told reporters. The motive of the attack remains unknown....
  • How Many Divisions Does The NY Times Have? Grey Lady Demands Apology From Pope

    09/16/2006 3:56:54 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 243 replies · 4,004+ views
    New York Times/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein September 16, 2006 - 06:46 In a surreal clash of the sacred and the profane, the New York Times - that citadel of secularism - has declared in its editorial of this morning that Pope Benedict "needs to offer a deep and persuasive apology," for having quoted a 14th century Christian emperor who said: Show me just what Muhammad brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached. The Times is only being fair and balanced, I suppose. After...
  • Pope's speech sparks Muslim anger (protests erupt in Muslim world)

    09/15/2006 6:15:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 266 replies · 4,972+ views
    Telegraph ^ | September 15, 2006 | Damien McElroy
    Angry protests against Pope Benedict XVI erupted in the Islamic world today as the Vatican struggled to explain a reference by the Pontiff to the Prophet Mohammad’s “evil and inhuman” contribution to religion. The Vatican has tried to defend the Pope after comments he made about Islam and jihad prompted anger in the Muslim world.   The Pope stressed that the controversial words were not his own Muslim clerics from Cairo to Kashmir declared the Pope had revived the spirit of the medieval crusades and the official sermon for Friday prayers in Teheran condemned the Pope as “rude and weak-minded”....
  • Pope compared to Hitler and Mussolini over Islam remarks (Turkey)

    09/15/2006 6:08:01 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 71 replies · 1,246+ views
    Turkeys ruling Islamic-rooted party joined a wave of criticism of Pope Benedict XVI today, saying he would go down in history in the same league as leaders like Hitler and Mussolini for remarks he made on Islam. The comments by Salih Kapusuz, a deputy leader of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogans party, came a day after Turkeys top cleric asked Benedict to take back recent remarks, escalating tensions before the pontiffs November visit. The Pope made his remarks on Islam in a speech in which he quoted from a book recounting a conversation between 14th century Byzantine Christian Emperor Manuel...
  • Pakistan's Parliament Condemns Pope

    09/15/2006 12:43:12 AM PDT · by james500 · 40 replies · 846+ views
    AP via ABC News ^ | Sep 15, 2006 | ???
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Sep 15, 2006 (AP) Pakistan's parliament unanimously condemned Pope Benedict XVI on Friday for making what it called "derogatory" comments about Islam and demanded he apologize. The Vatican has said Pope Benedict did not mean to offend Muslims with remarks he made in Germany this week about Muhammad and holy war. In a speech, Benedict quoted a 14th-century Byzantine emperor as saying, "Show me just what Muhammad brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached."
  • Muslim leaders condemn Pope's speech, want apology

    09/14/2006 6:58:29 PM PDT · by TaxachusettsMan · 60 replies · 1,309+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | September 14. 2006 | Reuters
    Muslim leaders on Thursday condemned Pope Benedict over comments he made about Islam on a visit to Germany and demanded he apologize. The head of the Egyptian-based Muslim Brotherhood called on Islamic countries to threaten to break off relations with the Vatican unless the pontiff withdrew his remarks. A top religious figure in Turkey suggested the pope should reconsider a trip he is planning to Turkey later this year. The Vatican issued a statement to say the Pope had never meant to offend Islam. In his speech at the University of Regensburg on Tuesday, Benedict quoted criticism of Islam and...
  • O'Donnell on ABC: 'Radical Christians' no different than murderous radical Muslims

    09/14/2006 6:00:10 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 88 replies · 3,662+ views
    AFA | American Family Association
    Neither O'Donnell nor ABC has apologized ABC's Rosie O'Donnell told a nationwide audience this week that "radical Christians" are the same as radical Muslims who piloted hijacked jetliners into New York's Twin Towers, who chop off the heads of individuals and who bomb innocent children in suicide attacks. O'Donnell made her comments as host of ABC's "The View." "Radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country like America where we have separation of church and state," O'Donnell said. She had been saying that America was attacked "not by a nation." She continued: "And as a result...
  • Kill The Christian (Mel Seesholtz, Pennslyvania's Ward Churchill Alert)

    09/12/2006 11:07:54 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 1,694+ views
    Worldnetdaily.com ^ | 09/13/06 | Joseph Farah
    It's been a while since the Romans made sport of feeding Christians to the lions, but there's a terrible new Colosseum-style feeding frenzy emerging a new bloodlust for eliminating the plague of uppity Christians right here in the U.S. Mel Seesholtz You think I'm exaggerating? Take a look at what Mel Seesholtz, a Ph.D. and professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, offered up yesterday in the Online Journal, a website that boasts of being established in 1998 "to provide uncensored and accurate news, analysis and commentary." Seesholtz has his panties in a bunch over opposition by Christians in...
  • BBC Did Not Know Of 9/11 Film's Link To Religious Right (Path To 9-11)

    09/12/2006 6:41:27 PM PDT · by blam · 83 replies · 2,071+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-13-2006 | David Leigh
    BBC did not know of 9/11 film's link to religious right David Leigh Wednesday September 13, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The BBC broadcast a controversial docu-drama, The Path to 9/11, this week without realising that it had been made by a member of the US religious right. The three-hour programme, shown over two nights on BBC2 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attack on the twin towers, was purchased from ABC, a subsidiary of Disney. At the last minute the US television company was forced to re-edit sequences after claims of distortion from former president Bill Clinton and members...
  • Five years after 9/11, the ACLU considers Christians the terrorists

    09/11/2006 5:57:49 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 26 replies · 1,333+ views
    townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2006 | Alan Sears
    Joe Cook has long since apologized for what he said last summer. Although he is director of the Louisiana chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and strenuously opposed to anything resembling prayer in public schools or God in public life, he says he wasnt speaking for the ACLU or, curiously, even for himself when he said what he said. He said it about some teachers, students, and school board members in Tangipahoa Parish who, on infrequent occasions, have offered public, sectarian prayers in their classrooms, at school banquets, or to open board meetings. They [the Christians] have...
  • Author helped expose Canada terrorists

    06/05/2006 3:16:03 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 56 replies · 2,048+ views
    WND ^ | 6-5-06
    Williams worked with authorities on al-Qaida links When Canadian law enforcement authorities busted a Toronto terrorist plot with al-Qaida connections, they acted with the benefit of briefings and research developed by American investigator Paul L. Williams, author of the new WND Books release "Dunces of Doomsday: 10 Blunders that Gave Rise to Radical Islam." Canadian police last Friday arrested 17 suspected Islamic terrorists, mostly in Toronto, who were allegedly planning to unleash a string of attacks in Ontario in retaliation for the country's support of the U.S. in the War on Terror. Williams has long been investigating the link between...
  • We nailed Tom Cruise, now for the other holies

    09/04/2006 11:55:15 AM PDT · by Panerai · 82 replies · 2,679+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | 09/03/2006
    The creators of the South Park cartoon tell Jasper Gerard why no one and no faith is safe from their satirical bite Cartoons used to be so innocent. Jerry flying through the air on Toms tail counted as aviation terrorism. Now western civilisation can be condemned to burn in hell for a cartoon poking fun at Islam. It is not that slavering fundamentalists dont have a sense of humour; they are furious precisely because they do see the joke and see its power. Milan Kundera said laughter kills sex. How much more deadly is laughter to religion? That we...
  • Democrats push for own religious voice

    09/04/2006 9:19:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 52 replies · 915+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/4/06 | Jim Kuhnhenn - ap
    WASHINGTON - David Wilhelm once drew hisses when he suggested that Christians could be Republicans or Democrats. Years later, Wilhelm is spreading that message again, and he's hoping for a better response this time. With a leading poll showing only one in four Americans viewing the Democratic Party as friendly to religion, Wilhelm and a broad-based group of Christian Democratic activists are starting an Internet effort to organize religious voters whose views might be compatible with Democrats. The site, http://www.FaithfulDemocrats.com, will go online Tuesday and showcase theologians, party strategists, political leaders and bloggers in hopes of conducting a national discussion...
  • 'Alarm' at cross player's caution [Pro Soccer Scotland Prosecuted For Making Sign of the Cross]

    08/26/2006 8:54:42 AM PDT · by BronzePencil · 29 replies · 864+ views
    The BBC ^ | 8/26/06 | The BBC
    The Catholic Church has criticised Scottish prosecutors for cautioning a Celtic goalkeeper who crossed himself during a match against Rangers.
  • Palestinian group vows to target all non-Muslims

    09/02/2006 1:29:56 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 32 replies · 803+ views
    DUBAI - The militant Palestinian group which kidnapped and freed two Fox News Channel journalists last month vowed on Saturday to target all non-Muslims who enter the Palestinian territories. In a statement posted on the Internet, the Holy Jihad Brigades said all non-Muslim foreigners it captures could face death unless they convert to Islam or Muslim prisoners be freed in exchange for their release. God ordered that we fight all infidels as they fight us all ... the blood of any infidel who comes to the land of Palestine has no sanctity, said the group, unknown before the journalists kidnapping....
  • Air America Network in Turmoil: Mike Malloy and Lyndon LaRouche

    08/31/2006 12:37:35 PM PDT · by rface · 102 replies · 4,429+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Aug 31, 2006 | Cliff Kincaid
    Liberal Air America radio host Mike Malloy had his show abruptly terminated on Wednesday, allegedly for financial reasons. The network is failing but there could be another factor behind the Malloy debacle. There is still fallout from Malloys recent decision to turn over two-and-a-half hours of his three hour show to a former associate of ex-con Lyndon LaRouche, a perennial candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination who campaigns against what he views as British and Zionist control of the U.S. political system. The LaRouche organization is frequently labeled as a cult. The former high-level LaRouche associate, Webster Griffin Tarpley, was...
  • Rift Between Democrats and Religious Growing Larger

    08/30/2006 8:56:33 PM PDT · by Rawlings · 66 replies · 1,587+ views
    Slate ^ | 8/29/06 | Amy Sullivan
    When Democratic Party leaders "found God in the 2004 exit polls," as Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. likes to say, no one expected instant results. Many of the party's early efforts to attract religious voters, after all, were scattershot and not a little awkward. No one knew quite what the "faith staffer"a new breed of legislative aidewas supposed to do, and random-seeming insertions of Bible verses into floor speeches came off as Tourette's syndrome for Democrats. In the longer run, though, the new focus on forming relationships with religious communities and voters has been the right move for a...
  • Footballer (Soccer player) gets criminal record for making sign of the cross

    08/25/2006 7:57:16 PM PDT · by Rodney King · 108 replies · 7,604+ views
    UK Daily Mail ^ | today | staff
    he Catholic church has blasted a decision by the Procurator Fiscal to issue Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc with a caution for blessing himself. Polish star Boruc was rapped for making the sign of the cross at Ibrox in an Old Firm match last season. The caution was issued after a six-month police investigation into the incident, which is said to have angered a section of the Rangers support. Boruc is reported to have been completely baffled by the decision to issue him with the warning But the move has angered the church and prominent Scottish Catholics including outspoken composer James...
  • Ferrell's NASCAR Movie Called Anti-Christian, Racist

    08/07/2006 7:16:54 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 138 replies · 4,294+ views
    WISN.COM ^ | 07 AUGUST 2006 | AP
    Christian Reviewer Rants About Liberal Hollywood LOS ANGELES -- Christian film reviewer Ted Baehr is no fan of this past weekend's top movie at the box office. Web Site: See Baehr's Review The Movieguide.org publisher said Will Ferrell's "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" is "a racist, bigoted work that ridicules the Bible Belt, Southern white men, Christianity, Jesus Christ, the family, and American masculinity." Baehr said the lead character's mocking prayer to baby Jesus shows anti-Christian bigotry and wonders why Hollywood isn't treating Will Ferrell like it's treated Mel Gibson, who has apologized for his anti-Semitic outburst. "Don't...
  • Senate Authorizes Ownership Of Solodad Memorial (San Diego)....

    08/01/2006 4:17:39 PM PDT · by prognostigaator · 36 replies · 1,150+ views
    cspan | 8/1/06 | Senate Majority Leader
    Following two rejections by the Ninth Circuit Court to permit a cross in the Veterans Memorial in San Diego, the Senate just passed conversion of the memorial to Federal government ownership, thus bypassing the objections of those who would deny acknowledgement of a religious symbol...
  • Thanking Jesus in Court Lands Hawaiian Man in Jail

    07/17/2006 1:37:36 PM PDT · by sasha123 · 33 replies · 1,242+ views
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | 7/17/2006 | Associated Press
    HONOLULU Junior Stowers raised his hands and exclaimed, "Thank you, Jesus!" in court last month when he was acquitted by a jury of abusing his son. But his joy was short-lived when Circuit Judge Patrick Border held him in contempt of court for the "outburst" and threw him in jail. Stowers, 47, sat in the courtroom and a cellblock for about six hours until the judge granted him a hearing on the contempt charge and released him. The judge at a July 7 hearing dropped the contempt charge, a petty misdemeanor that carries up to 30 days in jail....
  • Thanking Jesus in Court Lands Man in Jail

    07/14/2006 8:18:56 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 76 replies · 2,457+ views
    ap ^ | July 14, 2006
    Junior Stowers raised his hands and exclaimed, "Thank you, Jesus!" in court last month when he was acquitted by a jury of abusing his son. But his joy was short-lived when Circuit Judge Patrick Border held him in contempt of court for the "outburst" and threw him in jail. Stowers, 47, sat in the courtroom and a cellblock for about six hours until the judge granted him a hearing on the contempt charge and released him. The judge at a July 7 hearing dropped the contempt charge, a petty misdemeanor that carries up to 30 days in jail. Stowers couldn't...
  • State Agency Launches Probe After NY Rink Advertises 'Christian Skate'

    06/28/2006 1:51:56 PM PDT · by Sopater · 43 replies · 963+ views
    Agape Press ^ | June 28, 2006 | Allie Martin and Jenni Parker
    The New York State Division of Human Rights has begun a probe of a privately owned skating rink that recently advertised a "Christian Music Skate" party. The agency is investigating Len Bernardo and his wife Terry, owners of Skate Time 209 in Accord, New York, apparently because the rink plays Christian music during certain designated hours. The Division of Human Rights has warned the rink, which also advertises Christian skating on Sunday afternoons, that it may be violating anti-discrimination laws. The agency also threatened to charge a local weekly newspaper that published the rink's advertisement of its Christian music skate...
  • Christians 'driven from Mid-East'

    06/22/2006 4:32:17 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 9 replies · 595+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 23 June 2006
    POPE Benedict XVI today said violence was forcing Christians to flee the Holy Land and other countries of the Middle East and called for respect between cultures and religions. "The serious difficulties encountered by the Christian community" in the Holy Land of Israel and the Palestinian territories "because of lack of security, work, restrictions on movements and poverty are a source of anxiety for us", he said. The Pope was talking to participants at a meeting for assistance to the churches based mainly in the Middle East. "This situation makes the educational, professional and family future uncertain for the young...
  • Ninth Circuit Decides: The Mt. Soledad Cross Will Come Down, "Memorial Would Be Desecrated"

    06/22/2006 1:44:05 PM PDT · by RDTF · 128 replies · 3,101+ views
    Thomas Moore Law Center ^ | June 22, 2006 | TMLC
    ANN ARBOR, MI A threejudge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to stay Federal District Judge Gordon Thompsons order to remove the Mt. Soledad Cross pending an appeal. Thus, the City of San Diego must remove the Cross by August 1, 2006, or face fines of $5,000 per day thereafter. In its decision, however, the Ninth Circuit scheduled oral arguments on the matter for the week of October 16, 2006, weeks after the Cross is to be removed. The 43- foot Cross was erected in 1954 and currently is the centerpiece of a national memorial...
  • Valedictorian Speech Cut off at the Name of Christ

    06/22/2006 3:46:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 179 replies · 2,486+ views
    LifeSite News ^ | June 22, 2006 | Hilary White
    LAS VEGAS, June 22, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) The name of Christ is so offensive to modern secular ears thatClark County School District officials, who knew it was coming, cut off the microphone during a valedictorian addressbefore they or anyone else could hear it. Brittany McComb is a Christian and a top student graduating from Foothill High. Sheknew that her valedictorian address would probably be cut short, but was determined to go ahead and mention the one name that is for her above every other name. "I went through four years of school at Foothill and they taught me...
  • New York Investigates Skating Rink for Playing Christian Music

    06/21/2006 3:02:23 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 102 replies · 4,185+ views
    Traditional Values Coalition ^ | June 21, 2006 | TVC
    TVC ASKS PATAKI TO STOP HARASSMENT June 21, 2006 - Washington, DC The Traditional Values Coalition asked New York Governor George Pataki to rein in a state agency which is threatening legal action against an Accord, New York skating rink because it plays Christian music during a Christian Music Skate party. The New York Division of Human Rights threatened Len and Terry Bernardo, owners of the Skate Time 209 rink in Accord, with an investigation because the rink plays Christian music during certain hours. The agency also threatened to charge a local newspaper which advertised the event for aiding...
  • Former Iraq Hostage Accuses Catholic Knights of Homosexual Discrimination

    06/21/2006 4:34:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies · 990+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/21/06 | Gudrun Schultz and John Jalsevac
    TORONTO, Ontario, June 21, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) James Loney, the former CanadianIraqi hostage, has charged the Ontario Knights of Columbus with homosexual discrimination.The Knights recently announced the closure of a youth leadership camp located in Orillia Ontariowhere Loney worked for several years. Loney--who revealed his homosexuality amidst the publicity furor accompanying his eventual safe return from Iraq--has accused the Knights of closing the campbecause he is gay. The factual basis for his allegation is still uncertain. News reports have been unclear and contradictory about whether or not Loney is even a current employee of the camp.A Canadian Press report...
  • Presiding Bishop-Elect Schori Calls on "Mother Jesus" (Episcopal Descrecration Convention Continues)

    06/21/2006 10:39:16 AM PDT · by MountainMenace · 44 replies · 1,370+ views
    The American Anglican Council ^ | June 21, 2006 | Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
    Quote from the Morning Eucharist Sermon on June 21, 2006 (at General Convention 2006) by Presiding Bishop-elect Katharine Jefferts Schori: "Our mother Jesus gives birth to a new creation -- and you and I are His children."
  • Bishop Katherine celebrates transgender Jesus

    06/21/2006 12:53:53 PM PDT · by lightman · 73 replies · 2,096+ views
    VirtueOnline ^ | 21 June A.D. 2006 | Hans Zeiger
    COLUMBUS, OH: Bishop Katherine celebrates transgender Jesus By Hans Zeiger VirtueOnline Correspondent www.virtueonline.org COLUMBUS, OHIO (6/21/06)-While addressing a morning Eucharist at the 75th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop-elect Katherine Jefferts Schori declared, "Our mother Jesus gives birth to a new creation. And you and I are His children." With Jefferts Schori as the leader-to-be of the Episcopal Chuch, it seems that the church will move beyond gender-inclusive language to transgender-inclusive language. Yesterday however, the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops refused to even consider a resolution that would affirm the exclusive Lordship of Jesus Christ as "the only...
  • Panel: Churchill should be fired

    06/13/2006 2:16:41 PM PDT · by Starter · 209 replies · 7,112+ views
    Denver Post ^ | June 13, 2006 | Dan Elliott
    Ward Churchill, the professor who called some of the World Trade Center victims “little Eichmanns,” should be fired because of “repeated and deliberate” infractions of scholarship rules, a University of Colorado committee said today. The recommendation, which came on a 6-3 vote, now goes to university officials for a final decision.
  • Minnesota School Agrees to Allow Students' Christian Song at Graduation

    06/08/2006 7:57:05 PM PDT · by xzins · 17 replies · 843+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 8 Jun 06 | Allie Martin
    Minnesota School Agrees to Allow Students' Christian Song at Graduation By Allie Martin June 8, 2006 (AgapePress) - A Minnesota public high school that had banned two of its students from singing a religious song at this year's graduation ceremonies reversed course and allowed the selection, but only after Florida-based Liberty Counsel intervened with the threat of legal action. LaPorte High School students Aaron Reimer and Victoria Raddatz had been invited by a student-led committee to sing a song at commencement, and they had chosen "Treasure of Jesus," a song by Steven Curtis Chapman, as their selection. However, administrators at...
  • Iowa prison ordered to close Bible program

    06/03/2006 9:56:08 AM PDT · by rface · 55 replies · 1,336+ views
    yahoo - AP ^ | Sat Jun 3, 9:43 AM ET | JAMES BELTRAN
    DES MOINES, Iowa - A judge has ruled that a Bible-based prison program violates the First Amendment's freedom of religion clause by using state funds to promote Christianity to inmates. Prison Fellowship Ministries, which was sued in 2003 by an advocacy group, was ordered Friday to cease its program at the Newton Correctional Facility and repay the state $1.53 million. "This calls into question the funding for so many programs," said Barry Lynn, executive director of the Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which filed the suit. "Anyone who doesn't stop it is putting a giant 'sue...
  • Judge Rules Christian Prison Program Unconstitutional; (Prison Fellowship: founder Chuck Colson)

    06/05/2006 2:47:29 PM PDT · by xzins · 80 replies · 2,336+ views
    Agape Press ^ | 5 Jun 06 | Jody Brown
    Judge Rules Christian Prison Program Unconstitutional; Appeal Planned "The courts took God our of America's schools -- now they are on the path to take God out of America's prisons." -- Mark Earley, Prison Fellowship President By Jody Brown June 5, 2006 (AgapePress) - Evidently it matters not that a well-known and highly successful prison ministry believes one of its premier programs is constitutional and well within the guidelines of the First Amendment, or that statistics bear out the effectiveness of the program. A federal judge has ruled the program is unconstitutional -- and now the program that equips prisoners...
  • Non-religious time designations decried at hearing (KY Ed. Board to use 'Common Era' not BC/AD)

    05/31/2006 7:53:13 AM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 94 replies · 1,210+ views
    Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | May 31, 2006 | Raviya H. Ismail
    FRANKFORT - Opponents of a measure to change the designation of time voiced their concerns at a public hearing yesterday, saying the bill is an attack on their Christian values. Kentucky Board of Education members approved a proposal in April to include B.C.E., for Before Common Era, and C.E., for Common Era, with the traditionally used terms B.C. and A.D. "The Christians need to stand up for what's right and this is totally wrong," said Bernie Hardin of Nelson County, one of about 50 attendees. "Don't you mess with my beliefs when they've been here since Day One." The changes...
  • Judge orders San Diego cross removed

    05/03/2006 6:33:06 PM PDT · by WestVirginiaRebel · 52 replies · 1,301+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 05-03-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
    Ruling on a 15-year-old ACLU case, a federal judge today ordered the city of San Diego to remove a mountain-top cross within 90 days or face a fine of $5,000 a day.U.S. District Judge Gordon Thompson said, "It is now time, and perhaps long overdue, for this court to enforce its initial permanent injunction forbidding the presence of the Mount Soledad cross on city property," the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
  • School officials ban second-grader from distributing Easter candy containing religious messages

    04/17/2006 4:40:08 PM PDT · by dukeman · 13 replies · 472+ views
    RALEIGH, N.C. The Alliance Defense Fund is stepping in to defend the constitutional rights of a second-grade student who was prevented from distributing Easter candy with religious messages to his classmates. Schools should not be treating religious speech as second-class speech, said ADF Litigation Counsel Delia van Loenen. For school officials to tell a second-grade boy that he is not allowed to pass out Easter candy to his classmates because it contains a religious message is a blatant violation of his constitutional rights. The boys mother contacted ADF for assistance on behalf of her son. Van Loenen sent a...
  • Egyptian Copts and Muslims Clash over Church Attacks

    04/19/2006 1:36:49 PM PDT · by Dark Skies · 4 replies · 406+ views
    CBN.com ^ | 4/19/2006 | Erick Stakelbeck, Washington Terror Analyst
    WASHINGTON - Last week, a Muslim man wielding a knife stormed three Coptic churches in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. He killed one Christian and wounded 16 more. The incident has galvanized Egyptian Christians, including those in the United States, and has sparked angry protests from the city's Coptic Christian community. Muslims -- and, according to some accounts, the Egyptian police -- have responded with violence against the Copts. This anti-Christian mayhem is nothing new in Alexandria. In October, Muslims attacked churches there for allegedly distributing a DVD that they said offended Islam. Today in Washington, a group of Egyptian...
  • GREAT NEWS! Kentucky Literature Prof Removed for Vandalizing Pro-life Display

    04/19/2006 12:58:25 PM PDT · by Tim Long · 89 replies · 2,128+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | April 18, 2006 | Hilary White
    Prof was head of NKU Women's Studies Program HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY- Sally Jacobsen, a professor of language and literature at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) has been dismissed from her post after she incited a group of students to destroy an approved pro-life display erected by a campus pro-life student group. Jacobsen, who also headed the NKU womens studies program for three years, told the Kentucky Enquirer she had become so emotional at the sight of a field of white crosses planted as a symbolic cemetery for aborted children, that her strong feelings justified her action. Any violence perpetrated against that...
  • Professor Who Vandalized Pro-Life Display on Abortion Placed on Leave

    04/18/2006 9:59:17 AM PDT · by Caleb1411 · 63 replies · 2,386+ views
    LifeNews ^ | April 17, 2006 | Steven Ertelt
    Highland Heights, KY -- A British literature professor at Northern Kentucky University who led several students in vandalizing a pro-life cross display meant to memorialize those babies who have died from the 47 million abortions nationwide has been placed on leave. Dr. Sally Jacobson also plans to retire at the end of the semester. Jacobson will not return to the school after admitting that she told several students in her late Wednesday class that they had the right o trash the display. Less than an hour later she led the students in destroying the display and was caught on camera...
  • It's official - COMEDY CENTRAL censored Mohammed (no problems with Jesus defacating on US Flag!)

    04/13/2006 10:43:03 AM PDT · by b2stealth · 93 replies · 1,852+ views
    Comedy Central Censored Mohammed I'm not sure if it's been reported yet, but for what it's worth, I just got off the phone with a Comedy Central spokesman. I asked him about last night's episode of South Park in which, at a moment right before the prophet Mohammed was supposed to make a cameo, the words, "Comedy Central has refused to broadcast an image of Mohammed on their network" appeared on the screen. I asked him whether this truly was Comedy Central's decision or whether this was just another gag (with South Park, you never know). He said: They reflected...