Tuesday, April 17, 2012

News Tidbits

NPR: Christians Debate: Was Jesus For Small Government?

The Jewish Daily Forward: Jews Cast Wary Eye on Evangelicals

The Guardian: Gay 'conversion' therapies give moral authority to bullies, says ex-missionary

The Advocate: Study: Equality Opponents Say Their Own Marriages Aren't Threatened

Pink News: “Child Celebrities Opposing Kirk Cameron (CCOKC)”

Xtra: An Alberta Wildrose candidate on gays: “You will suffer the rest of eternity in hell.”

The Local: Swedish town rocked by second child exorcism       Trigger warning


  1. Sweden is not a very religious country so the headline from The Local surprised me. Then I read the girl and her family were originally from the Congo. Another example of how ignorance hurts children. Some religious practices are downright child abuse.

    1. Cognitive Dissenter -- Sadly, this isn't the first case in which a child exorcism resulted in harm. This kind of sick superstition needs to go.


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