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Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 27 2012

When Carrie met Rocket

Amy did an interview of Carrie Poppy about Women in Secularism. There are a lot of pictures taken by Amy so you can see with your own eyes how horribly bullied Carrie is being by the dreaded FTBullies who of course include the Skepchicks and also Rocket. Rocket is being super mean and Carrie is …

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Nov 27 2012

Exploding gifts from god

Dr Jen Gunter tells us about ectopic pregnancies and Catholic medical “ethics.” A pregnancy has trophoblastic tissue, which is aggressive, like cancer, because the walls of the uterus are thick. The walls of the fallopian tube, on the other hand, are thin. Alert readers can tell where this is going. These mini Ms. Pacman-like trophoblasts …

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Nov 27 2012

Busted

Hey, those Florida Humanists feeding the homeless? There are parts of Florida that frown on that kind of thing. And by “frown on” I mean “criminalize.” Orlando for example. Over the past week, twelve members of food activist group Food Not Bombs have been arrested in Orlando for giving free food to groups of homeless …

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Nov 27 2012

Florida Humanists help the hungry

From the Humanists of Florida: Lakeland, Florida Humanists Help the Hungry Today, on Giving Tuesday, the Humanists of Florida Association (HFA) is proud to announce its new initiative: Humanists Helping the Hungry. The HFA is seeking donations to support Secular Humanists throughout Florida who are in financial need. This fund will go towards providing the basics, …

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Nov 26 2012

Anyone else reckon?

Now that’s really funny. The things people dream up! Richard Sanderson ‏@RichSandersen Anyone else reckon @CarriePoppyYES resigned from #JREF because of the abuse from #FTBullies? Right? What abuse? And if there were any abuse, why would it prompt Carrie to resign from JREF? It would be like resigning from your job at NASA because someone tailgated you on the Evergreen Point …

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Nov 26 2012

Petrified to go to school

In October Archbishop William Lori explained how good the church had been about the whole thing and how nicely it co-operated with the police and how all right everything was really so everybody please dig deep and put a lot of money in the plate. The archdiocese conducted its own investigation to identify other possible victims …

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Nov 26 2012

Why it’s a bad idea to snip your infant’s penis at home

Because if you botch it he could bleed to death, that’s why. A four-week-old boy “bled to death” after a home circumcision carried out by a nurse, a court has heard. Goodluck Caubergs died the day after nurse Grace Adeleye carried out the procedure without anaesthetic, Manchester Crown Court was told.

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Nov 26 2012

That’s an order?

Speaking of the…oddities of the Catholic church, there’s one order in Australia in which 70% of the bros are suspected of child abuse. Seventy percent. Up to 200 victims have sought compensation from the St John of God order  after alleging they had been abused in special schools and homes run by the  brothers in …

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Nov 26 2012

Religion v health

Tomorrow in Oxford – a panel discussion on circumcision. The event is organised by Oxford Atheists, Secularists and Humanists.

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Nov 25 2012

How the Catholic church understands transparency

The jaw drops. The Catholic-school teacher had a pre-teen student pinned to the ground in his Baltimore classroom, the girl’s blouse open and her chest exposed when the doorknob suddenly turned and the school principal — a nun — burst in. The screaming girl thought she was about to be rescued, according to court records …

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