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Archive for April, 2009

-Immigrant Sells 14 Year-Old Daughter for $16,000

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

(-Picture of Salinas via Wikipedia) SALINAS, California:  Marcelino de Jesus Martinez, a native of Oaxaca, Mexico, sold his 14-year-old daughter into marriage for $16,000, beer and meat. It was a marriage and dowry contract negotiated between Martinez and the family of Margarito de Jesus Galindo. The child and Galindo lived together for a week before […]

-Interview: Americans Serving Al Qaeda in Somalia

Monday, April 6th, 2009

According to a FBI investigation there are at least 20 Somali-American men from the Minneapolis area and elsewhere in the USA who have joined and are now serving with the Al Qaeda connected terrorist group al-Shabaab in Somalia. The group is warring against the ‘moderate’ Somali government hoping to establish a radical Islamic state. Two […]

-Muslim Priest Defrocked by Episcopal Church

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

(-picture via Wikipedia) This was even too much for the liberal Episcopal Church!  Dr. Ann Redding, an Episcopal priest serving the church in Seattle, claimed two years ago to be a practicing Muslim but also a Christian. When questioned, Dr. Redding consistently refused to explain how this feat was even theologically possible. When her Bishop […]

-Iowa Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

(-Iowa State Seal via Wikipedia) DES MOINES, Iowa: In a unanimous ruling issued today (4/3/09), the State Supreme Court forced Iowa to become the third state where same-sex marriage is legal. The court overturned the state’s ‘Defense of Marriage Act’ passed by the state legislature with overwhelming support. The case began with a 2005 lawsuit […]

-The Worst Violators of ‘Religious Freedom’

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

(-King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia –Wikipedia) Announced on Friday March 27,2009: the U.S. State Department designated the following eight nations as “countries of particular concern” because of their religious freedom violations: Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan All of these same countries have been on this infamous list since 2006. There are […]

-An Atheist Protestant Pastor?

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

(-Book Cover: “Believing in a God who does not exist: Manifesto of an Atheist Pastor”) This is not an April fools joke! Two years ago we posted about an Episcopal Priest who was a practicing Muslim. Even more incredible, here’s a report about a Dutch Protestant pastor who doesn’t even believe in God. In fact […]