Although controversial, polygamy won't be disappearing anytime soon.
November 30th, 2017

When asked, most people will probably characterize polygamy as a relic of the past. After all, it was outlawed in the United States way back in the mid-1800s. How could it possibly still be happening? Contrary to popular understanding, polygamy … Continue reading

Religious message on shopping bag from Forever 21
October 27th, 2017

We’re all familiar with certain high-profile companies that espouse religious beliefs. Chick-fil-A famously expressed opposition to gay marriage on religious grounds, creating a storm of controversy and sending people flocking to restaurant locations to either protest outside or show their … Continue reading

The wives of former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs
July 31st, 2017

Ever fantasized about taking more than one wife? Although technically illegal, the practice of polygamy lives on in certain remote areas of the U.S. One of the most infamous (and ominous) of these places is a storied Mormon commune on … Continue reading

June 27th, 2017

A 12-year-old girl named Savannah took the stage in front of her entire Mormon church congregation during what’s known as a “Fast and Testimony Meeting”. Savannah stepped up to the microphone and proceeded to deliver a heartfelt speech revealing that … Continue reading

Mariah Walton is permanently disabled after her parents chose faith healing over medical care.
June 5th, 2017

21-year-old Mariah Walton of Idaho is battling a life-threatening heart and lung condition. The most excruciating part? Her condition was entirely preventable. One of nine children, Mariah was born with a small hole in her heart, a congenital birth defect … Continue reading

August 25th, 2015

You may have heard in the news recently about a woman named Josephine King who has been banned from her church because she was not tithing regularly. The 92-year-old woman was informed through a written notice that because she was … Continue reading

July 2nd, 2014

It did not take long for the Church of Latter-day Saints to respond when an international human rights lawyer challenged the church’s prohibition against ordaining women priests. Kate Kelly was finally excommunicated from the church she grew up in when … Continue reading

July 27th, 2012

Please note: the following is meant for humor, not to offend. 1. Mormon underwear, Mormonism Of the many quirky facets of the Church of Latter Day Saints, “Mormon underwear” is probably the most notable. No other sect of Christianity prescribes … Continue reading

July 5th, 2012

A rather unusual type of mass religious rite took place 30 June in the U.S. city of Salt Lake City. In a bold show of resistance to the authority of one of Protestant Christianity’s most secretive denominations, a group of … Continue reading

February 22nd, 2012

U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney may be feeling a slight headache in the coming months as the presidential campaign gets into full swing. Universal Life Church minister Helen Radkey, who has spent the last several decades fighting posthumous baptisms by … Continue reading