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  • Court Says 'Pastafarian' Has Right to Wear Strainer Hat

    08/02/2013 1:03:26 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 23 replies
    Newser ^ | 08/02/2013 | By Kevin Spak
    Even in his official license photo Newser) – A Czech Republic court has struck a blow for religious freedom—ridiculous, ridiculous religious freedom. Lukás Novy, 29, successfully argued that he should be allowed to wear a pasta strainer on his head in his official, government-issued ID photo, because he was required to do so by his "Pastafarian" faith, the Daily Mail reports. Novy belongs to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a parody religion whose followers "believe" that a giant invisible monstrosity made of spaghetti and meatballs created the universe after "drinking heavily." Novy said the faith required him...
  • 'Pastafarian' refuses to take spaghetti strainer off his head for license photo

    02/22/2013 3:08:54 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 44 replies
    nj.com ^ | 02/20/2013 | By Anthony G. Attrino/NJ.com
    SOUTH BRUNSWICK Motor vehicle workers in Dayton called police on a man who insisted on wearing a pasta strainer on his head during the taking of his drivers license photo, according to a police report. South Brunswick police officers responded to the MVC facility on Route 130 on a call that a man renewing his driver's license refused to remove the strainer on his head, according to a police report. The incident occurred about noon on Saturday, Feb. 2. The man, Aaron Williams, 25, who gave an Egg Harbor Township address, told motor vehicle workers the strainer was a...
  • Man allowed to wear colander for ID photo

    07/14/2011 11:00:23 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies
    upi ^ | July 14, 2011
    VIENNA, - An Austrian "Pastafarian" won the right to wear a pasta strainer on his head in his driving license photo after a three-year struggle. Niko Alm, an atheist blogger who asked to have his driver's license photo taken with a colander on his head, was finally found fit to drive by a psychologist, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday, and was allowed to take his official picture with the strainer on his head. "Today I was able to get my new driving license, and in it you can clearly see that I'm wearing a colander on my head to demonstrate...
  • Christian Guide a Selling Point

    04/17/2006 10:11:41 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 12 replies · 362+ views
    Madison.com ^ | April 16, 2006 | Pat Schneider
    (103 listed in business directory that uses quotes from Bible...) Between the slogans claiming low prices, high quality and broad experience, one local business directory features verses from Scripture. The Bible quotes are one way in which the Christian Business Directory for the greater Madison area, now in its 10th year, distinguishes itself from other guides to local goods and services. The cover of the Madison directory quotes Proverbs 4:18 - "The path of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day." Its advertisers say the guide can put consumers...
  • Director posits proof of biblical Exodus

    04/14/2006 5:58:16 AM PDT · by timsbella · 157 replies · 3,529+ views
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 14 April 2006 | Michael Posner
    A provocative $4-million documentary by Toronto filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici claims to have found archeological evidence verifying the story of the biblical Exodus from Egypt, 3,500 years ago. Religious Jews consider the biblical account incontrovertible the foundation story of the creation of the nation of Israel. Indeed, they celebrated the Exodus Wednesday night and last night with the annual Passover recitation of the Haggadah. But among scholars, the question of if and when Moses led an estimated two million Israelite slaves out of pharaonic Egypt, miraculously crossed the Red Sea ahead of the pursuing Egyptian army and received the Ten...