Man behind bars in prison
June 4th, 2018

A prison in Alaska stands accused of knowingly serving pork to its Muslim inmates during Ramadan. Since the Koran explicitly declares pork forbidden for all Muslims, the prisoners, already fasting for the Islamic holy month, were essentially reduced to a starvation diet. Continue reading

Trump vs. MS-13
May 17th, 2018

President Trump drew swift condemnation across much of social media for his recent remarks about Hispanic gang members that illegally enter the United States. Responding to a question about a notoriously violent gang known as MS-13, he called them “animals.” Did his remarks cross a line? Continue reading

Theater Panic
May 11th, 2018

A preacher was thrust into the center of controversy after his surprise sermon in a California movie theater sparked mass panic. Moviegoers, convinced that a gunman had entered the theater, began to run for their lives. Many sustained injuries during the frantic escape. Continue reading

April 12th, 2018

By almost every measure, women are more religious than men. They have stronger beliefs, pray more frequently, and even go to church more often. With churches struggling to get men back in the pews, some experts worry what the future may hold. Continue reading

Cross made of money
April 10th, 2018

Two prominent religious leaders are facing charges of embezzlement and fraud. In both cases, it seems these holy men – widely admired in their respective communities – managed to exploit the faith of their followers while using God and their own reputations as cover. Continue reading

Affluenza teen Ethan Crouch
April 5th, 2018

Ethan Crouch, the Texas teen who killed four people while driving drunk back in 2013, walked free this week. His lenient sentence provoked national outrage, and the infamous “affluenza defense” was widely mocked as a farce. So, how should we deal with young law-breakers? Continue reading

Incestuous marriage of mother and daughter.
March 19th, 2018

Officials in Oklahoma were shocked to discover that a married lesbian couple were actually a mother and daughter. Two years after lying on a marriage license to hide their incest, the couple was finally caught. Now they’re both facing serious legal consequences. Continue reading

Muslim flight attendents required to wear hijabs
February 2nd, 2018

Muslim flight attendants in Indonesia are now required to comply with sharia law and wear a hijab when arriving at one popular regional airport. Violators will face punishment from the religious police. Continue reading

Anti-Semitic graffiti
January 22nd, 2018

When someone mentions a hate crime, you probably picture an abhorrent act fueled by racist or homophobic sentiments. And many hate crimes do follow such a pattern. However, recent data reveal that in some places – contrary to popular understanding – the group most likely to become the victim of a hate crime is Jews. Continue reading

Texas judge Jack Robison
January 22nd, 2018

A Texas judge is facing calls for resignation over his questionable conduct in the courtroom. Judge Jack Robison reportedly interrupted jury deliberations during a recent child sex trafficking case to insist that “God told him” the defendant was innocent. The … Continue reading