Hearing set in state suit against Jehovah’s Witnesses elders

Carmean White

Judge mulls constitutionality of child abuse reporting law WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A state lawsuit against elders of a Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation has prompted a judge to question the constitutionality of a Delaware law mandating the reporting of suspected child abuse. The attorney general’s office is suing elders of the … Continue reading

South America has become a safe haven for the Catholic Church’s alleged child molesters

Jennifer’s memories were scattered and fleeting. They came suddenly, triggered by a smell or a glimpse of light dappled through stained glass. The aroma of freshly baked mince pies repulsed her nostrils. Scented candles, like the ones in the small San Antonio, Texas church she attended as an elementary school … Continue reading

Priest Says Hell Is An Invention Of The Church To Control People

Bishop John Shelby Spong

Retired priest: ‘Hell’ was invented by the church to control people with fear: Spong: I don’t think Hell exists. I happen to believe in life after death, but I don’t think it’s got a thing to do with reward and punishment. Religion is always in the control business, and that’s … Continue reading

Twelve Tribes Cult Raided In France

View taken on 21 November 2006 at the Navarrenx Sus mansion that houses the community " Tabitha 's Place " which is considered a cult by the Parliamentary Commission on cults. GUILLAUME BONNAUD / AFP

Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday night after a major police operation conducted in Sus, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in the premises of the sectarian community Tabitha’s Place. “The activities of this community are the subject of a judicial inquiry that I opened in March 2014 as a result of … Continue reading

Oppressive Rules of the Twelve Tribes Community

Elbert Eugene Spriggs - Founder of the Twelve Tribes Cult

Written by an ex member. 1. The community member is not allowed to think for him/herself. In the cult you are expected to just blindly follow what the leaders (“shepherds”) say and all of the members do. I asked a leader once if they ever agree to disagree but love … Continue reading

Idaho still refuses to repeal religious shields

This just in from Linda Martin Jun 12, 2015 — The 2015 Idaho Legislature passed a new parental rights bill that will become law July 1, 2015.It further strengthens the rights of parents that choose to let their children die unnecessary and painful deaths. Idaho still has a religious defense to manslaughter, … Continue reading

Con Man Creflo Dollar Is Going To Get His $65M Jet

Rip-off reverend Creflo Dollar

By Steve Siebold You may have heard the story a few months ago about an Atlanta-based minister who claimed he needed a $65 million private jet so he could “safely and swiftly share the Good News of the Gospel worldwide.” But almost as quickly as Pastor Creflo Dollar asked his 200,000 … Continue reading

The Bible Sanctions Child Abuse

This site is reader supported.  Please make a donation by clicking the donate button so that we may continue to fight abusive religions and cults.  Thank you. Modern Christians like to depict children as the little lambs of Jesus. Scripture offers a darker story By VALERIE TARICO Christian fundamentalists often are … Continue reading

Are Fundamentalist Christians Getting Away with ‘Pious’ Domestic Abuse?

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This site is reader supported.  Please make a donation by clicking the donate button so that we may continue to fight abusive religions and cults.  Thank you. This post originally appeared in VICE UK on November 7, 2014 by Helen Nianias in a leafy part of South London, a vicar … Continue reading

Jenna Tracy – The ATI cult and the ‘Quiverfull’ movement defined my life, until I was old enough to break away

The Duggar family, who featured in the show 19 Kids and Counting, are also associated with the ATI movement. Photograph: BETH HALL/AP

This site is reader supported.  Please make a donation by clicking the donate button so that we may continue to fight abusive religions and cults.  Thank you. By Jenna Tracy For the longest time, I didn’t know how to explain to people how I grew up. Raised in Minnesota, my family … Continue reading

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