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Court Sides With Polygamists

Government agents had no legal right to seize hundreds of children from a Mormon fundamentalist compound in Texas, an appeals court has ruled. The government argued that the children were suffering abuse, but the court decided the children had been in no immediate danger.

Posted on May 22, 2008 READ MORE


Rampant Sex Abuse Alleged at Polygamist Compound

A grim picture is emerging from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints compound in West Texas, where 416 children have been removed to state custody and 139 women have left. Court documents allege widespread sexual abuse of teenage girls who were married at puberty to much older men by the polygamist sect.

Posted on Apr 9, 2008 READ MORE


Crazy Christianists Alert

Want to know what a Christian version of the Taliban would look like? Listen to these guys. They’ve got large followings and plenty of hate in their hearts.

Posted on Aug 23, 2006 READ MORE


Carter Rails on Fundamentalists

Former President Jimmy Carter, himself a famously pious Baptist, lets loose on religious fundamentalists in an interview with Der Spiegel—how they won’t admit mistakes; how they won’t negotiate with people who disagree with them; how they dehumanize people who have other beliefs; and how Bush & Co. fit that bill perfectly.

Posted on Aug 15, 2006 READ MORE


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Column: Press Ignores Role of Fundamentalism in Bush’s Policies

The media has grossly underreported the extent to which Bush’s Christian fundamentalism informs his policies on Israel, Iraq, stem cells and abortion, argues a former Newsday and Knight Ridder White House correspondent.

Posted on Aug 3, 2006 READ MORE


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Battle Cry for Theocracy

A young activist explores the frightening world of a Christian evangelical youth movement that is holding rock concerts and rallies at city halls nationwide this weekend.
“If you?ve been waiting to get alarmed until the Christian fascist movement started filling stadiums with young people and hyping them up to do battle in ‘God?s army,’ wait no longer.”
(First column a series of three. Second column here, third column here.)

Posted on May 11, 2006 READ MORE


When Politics Defeat Science

A former FDA official reminds us that the White House is still forcing science to conform to the dictates of Bush-style fundamentalist Christianity.

Posted on Mar 1, 2006 READ MORE


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An Atheist Manifesto

Sam Harris argues against irrational faith and its adherents.

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 READ MORE


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