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It is being reported that Live Action’s Lila Rose is planning the next step in her ongoing effort to defund Planned Parenthood: take away their sex-ed money. Rose is lamenting the fact that Planned Parenthood got federal money to implement evidenced based comprehensive sex/… Read full post »
Pastor Ron Garner in his Long Island church © Dan Photography 2010
It was sunny and 70 degrees when I pulled into the municipal parking lot out back of Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church () in Wantagh, Long Island. Spring had arrived in New York; the
Saturday, March 13, was a crappy, wet day in New York City. The rain not only fell from the sky, but also seemed to fall up from the asphalt, attacking me from all sides. There were mangled umbrella skeletons blown across Lafayette Street, just around the corner from
In 1984, I had pink hair, wore tight rolled jeans, owned stock in Aqua Net and worshiped at the altar of Duran Duran. When Bob Geldof coordinated and released "Do They K… Read full post »
An ancient but awesome pic of Rep. George Miller
H.R. 911, the Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act could be key to shutting down unregulated, unaccredited and abusive Christian boarding schools in the United States.
This legislation actually makes… Read full post »
What congressman wouldn't vote for a bill called the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (HR 4247)? None of course, right? But handful of Republicans not only voted "nay" but stood up on the House floor and provided predictable reasons as to why:
"Sorry we didn't get a meaningful conviction," is how my conversation with Blount County, Alabama District Attorney Tommy Rountree ended this morning.
We had been discussing the child abuse case against Jack Patterson, founder of Christian boarding school Reclamation Ranch, that I have be… Read full post »
Huffington Post - along with many other sources - is reporting that rabid anti-gay California State Senator Roy Ashburn was arrested early Wednesday morning for DUI after leaving a gay bar.
Nothing more to add as they really will be their own downfall.
Craig Ewert, suicide tourist
“There are people who will look at this and say: ‘No. Suicide is wrong. God has forbidden it. You cannot play God and take your own life.’” Craig Ewert anticipates some of the objections to the act he’s preparing to carry out.… Read full post »
It was only a matter of time. Arkansas Lieutenant Governor/former Clinton Administration employee/Rhodes Scholar Bill Halter announced today his primary challenge to conserva-dem Blanche Lincoln. The primary election will take place on May 18th.
A host of progressive grou… Read full post »
French commercial depicting forms of psychological violence
A New York Times article today is reporting that France's National Assembly approved Thursday night a proposal to add "psychological violence" to a law intended to help victims of physical violence and abuse.
Charissa Coulter, left and Laura Silsby in Haiti
"We haven't found anything that could suggest wrongdoing on the part of the Americans." Judge Bernard Sainvil, Haiti
Reuters is reporting that Haitian Judge Bernard Sanvil has decided to free Laura Silsby and Charissa Coulter, the last o… Read full post »
Dr. Jack Patterson, founder of the Christian boarding school, Reclamation Ranch, goes on trial for aggravated child abuse March 10 in Blount County Alabama. The trial comes two years after a 17-year-old male resident came forward with charges of severe abuse, torture and beating.
"My advice, as a Christian priest is to shoplift"
- Rev. Tim Jones (Daily Mail)
Harper's Magazine ran a reprint of a December 2009 sermon by Rev. Tim Jones, Church of St. Lawrence, York, England in this month's edition under the title of Desperation Theology.
Andrea… Read full post »
Stegall at the mic, Culberth looking on
Caleb Stegall, Jefferson County, Kansas District Attorney, has been retained to represent former detained Baptist missionary Drew Culberth.
That is the truth of the… Read full post »
Laura Silsby, left and Charissa Coulter
Haitian judge Bernard Saint-Vil said eight of the Baptist missionaries would be allowed to return home without posting bail if they agreed to return to Haiti for any more questions in the pending investigation.
Unfortunately for ring… Read full post »
Jorge Puello, a man providing legal advice to the detained Idaho missionaries… Read full post »
I would never typically write about Glenn Beck. He is repugnant, but is an entertainer that will be the cause of his own tearful, tea-bagging downfall. My tune has changed a bit in the last 48 hours as Mr. Beck now joins forces with David Barton, a politically connected right-wing… Read full post »