Archive for June, 2007

Making Fool's For Satan

June 16th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Making Fool's For Satan

The brainchild of the Rational Response Squad an organization that claims to be on an anti-Christian mission that promotes atheism is actually either accidentally or purposely promoting a more demonic ...

US complicit in China's June 26 drug war slaughter

June 15th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on US complicit in China's June 26 drug war slaughter

One of the sick annual rituals in the global drug war has been China's annual round of executions of supposed drug offenders marking the occasion of the UN's "International Day ...

BYU Professor Claims Religion Plays Role in Fidelity

June 13th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on BYU Professor Claims Religion Plays Role in Fidelity

PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A BYU professor says being actively religious could help married couples remain faithful.

Iran moves to execute porn stars

June 13th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Iran moves to execute porn stars

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill that could lead to death penalty for persons convicted of working in the production of pornographic ...

Sexy not just for the young anymore

June 12th, 2007 / Newswire, Society / Comments Off on Sexy not just for the young anymore

(AP) GREENSBORO, Pa. Giving sultry looks and sexy smiles to the camera, 12 Pittsburgh-area women recently posed at Monongahela historical sites, baring it all -- or almost all -- to ...

Mother orders daughter to stab Jehovah's Witness

June 11th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion Inspired Murders / Comments Off on Mother orders daughter to stab Jehovah's Witness

VICTORVILLE — Afraid that Jehovah’s Witnesses were trying to “steal” her son, a local woman ordered her 15-year-old daughter to stab a 19-year-old Witness, officials said. Around ...

State appeals release of man serving 10 years for oral sex

June 11th, 2007 / Newswire, Society / Comments Off on State appeals release of man serving 10 years for oral sex

BULLETIN: A Georgia judge on Monday voided a 10-year sentence for Genarlow Wilson for having oral sex with a 15-year-old girl when he was 17 and instead gave him a ...

Inmates Sue After Prisons Ban Religious Books

June 11th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Inmates Sue After Prisons Ban Religious Books

(CBS) OTISVILLE, N.Y. Inmates at the federal prison camp in Otisville, N.Y., were stunned at what they saw at the chapel library on Memorial Day: Hundreds of books disappeared from ...

Hindu fundies wreck internet cafes

June 10th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Hindu fundies wreck internet cafes

MUMBAI: A right-wing Hindu group has asked public Internet centres in India to partly block access to Orkut, and is making a software to monitor abusive communities on the popular ...

Bush in holy gaffe

June 9th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Bush in holy gaffe

Vatican City - US President George W Bush drew gasps at the Vatican on Saturday by referring to Pope Benedict XVI as "sir" instead of the expected "His Holiness", pool ...

Dictating to democracy - rule by religion?

June 7th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Dictating to democracy - rule by religion?

Most recently, Archbishop George Pell has hit the airwaves with a “warning” that members of the New South Wales Parliament face “consequences” in their religious lives if they support a ...

Google's street views have privacy advocates crying

June 7th, 2007 / Newswire, Science, Society / Comments Off on Google's street views have privacy advocates crying

Street-scene photographs added to Google Maps and Earth last week capture passers-by in delicate situations and have privacy advocates accusing the world's most popular Internet search firm of breaking its ...

NASA chief regrets remarks on global warming

June 6th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Science / Comments Off on NASA chief regrets remarks on global warming

LOS ANGELES - The head of NASA told scientists and engineers that he regrets airing his personal views about global warming during a recent radio interview, according to a video ...

Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Americans Negative on State of Nation's Moral Values

More than 8 in 10 Americans think morality is getting worse, representing a slight increase in the past three years. The groups of Americans who are most negative about moral ...

Forget the Big Bang Theory

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Science / Comments Off on Forget the Big Bang Theory

Now, renegade physicists are making a new case. That it didn't all start in an instant. That there is no beginning, and no end. And those are fighting words in ...

Worried families ditch their Wi-Fi

June 4th, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Science, Society / 1 comment

Sinead Griffiths, a researcher from Walthamstow, north-east London, also had Wi-Fi removed from her home. She says: "There is not enough information available on the subject. I don't want to ...

Musician Canned for Focus on Wrong Organ

June 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / Comments Off on Musician Canned for Focus on Wrong Organ

A Catholic priest has removed his church's organist and choir director from her duties saying her sale of sex toys was not "consistent with Church teachings." Linette ...