Tag: Religion

Wisconsin Group Files Complaint Against Guyger Judge for Spreading the Gospel of White Jesus

Screenshot: WFAA A Wisconsin group that seeks to ensure the separation of church and state has filed a complaint against a murderer-embracing judge for transforming into Reverend Save-a-Heaux and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with a former police officer who so loved herself that she crucified an unarmed man in his own apartment so […]

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A Judge Allegedly Called This Jewish Man a Slur, Then Sentenced Him to Death

A case filed to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals alleges that former judge Vickers Cunningham called Randy Halprin, a Jewish man from Texas, a “fuckin’ Jew” and a “goddamn k**e” during his trial in 2003. It also says that Cunningham believed Jewish people “needed to be shut down because they controlled all the money […]

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It Took a Protest at the Husband’s House to Get a Jewish Woman Her Divorce

Divorce is a painful process, but for Orthodox Jewish couples, it’s also complicated: After they get a civil divorce, they have to go through the Jewish court system to obtain a “get,” an official document given by the husband to the wife. If a husband refuses to give the get, then his wife can’t remarry. […]

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Trump Is Getting Slammed After Calling Millions Of Jewish Democrats Ignorant And ‘Disloyal’

Getty Image Donald Trump’s beef with “the Squad” has been going on for a while now, and any time he takes a swing it tends to be legitimately troubling and upsetting. It’ll be hard for him to go lower than telling four non-white congresswomen, three of born in America,” to “go back” to their home […]

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Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Were Headed for Palestine, Not Israel

The Israeli government has announced that it will ban the only two Muslim women in Congress, representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering the country. But the two weren’t headed to Israel; their planned congressional trip was to Palestine. The decision took place after public encouragement from President Donald Trump. “It would show great […]

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For Women of Color, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic

When Rabia Nassar* was 17 years old, she took a five-pound dumbbell from her parents’ gym in the basement and proceeded to drop it on her stomach, over and over again. Unsure where it would be most effective at ending her pregnancy, she dropped it under her ribcage. She ended up with bruises all over […]

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A Bishop Wants to Solve Gang Violence by Spraying Holy Water from a Helicopter

Left Image: Photo by JOAQUIN SARMIENTO/AFP/Getty Images. Right Image: Photo by GUILLERMO MUNOZ/AFP/Getty Images. The weather report in Buenaventura, Colombia, calls for thunderstorms this Sunday. That is a bit unfortunate, since it may prove tricky to differentiate between precipitation and holy water falling from the sky. That afternoon, on the Lord’s day of rest, Monsignor Rubén […]

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Holocaust Museum Slams Concentration Camp Comparisons

On Monday, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. issued a statement denouncing any comparisons between the Holocaust and “other events.” The statement came a week after comments made by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in which she described the detention centers holding children at the U.S. Mexico border as “concentration camps” after reports came out […]

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Neil Gorsuch Scorns the “Offended” Atheists

A broad majority of the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that an enormous Christian cross standing on public land, and funded by public money, does not violate the Constitution’s separation of church and state. In their written opinions, both for and against the ruling, most of the justices framed the dispute in relatively neutral terms. […]

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Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force

Photo: iStock In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, the congregation’s history of racism and its public homophobia. Two years later, the Associated […]

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