Monk charged with child prostitution after bribing, abusing novices

Phnom Penh (dpa) – A senior monk in western Cambodia who confessed to sexually abusing 10 novices and then paying them to keep quiet and is to stand trial for child prostitution, police said Wednesday. He gave the novices aged 11 to 17 between 50,000 and 100,000 riels (12.50 to … Continue reading

Hearing set in state suit against Jehovah’s Witnesses elders

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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

Bad News – Court sides with faith-based groups on Obamacare birth control mandate

A federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of faith-based nonprofits who fought Obamacare’s birth control rules, dealing an elusive victory to religious employers who now have a stronger hand in urging the Supreme Court to shield them from the administration’s “contraception mandate.” In a pair of opinions, the U.S. … Continue reading

Scientology And The Hell Of Disconnection

Scientology "Org"

Today, the ”church” of Scientology exists through intimidation, bullying and outright psychological terrorism of its remaining members. “Disconnection is the severance of all ties between a Scientologist and a friend, colleague, or family member deemed to be antagonistic towards Scientology. The practice of disconnection is a form of shunning.  Among Scientologists, … 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

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

Warren Jeffs Custom Made Rape Alter

The bed where Warren Jeffs abused his "little wives" Photo - Radar on Line

By Debbie Emery – Nov 30, 2012 Just when you think that the dark world of cult leader Warren Jeffs couldn’t get any sicker, graphic images have emerged of the bed that he had personally made for the purpose ofsexually assaulting a multitude of underage girls. Made of sturdy hardwood so it … Continue reading

SENIOR RABBI TELLS VICTIM OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE NOT TO GO TO THE POLICE

By Jackie Long Doing a piece about child sexual abuse is never easy. Asking people to talk to you about something so private and so traumatic on television is clearly expecting a great deal. But for me, it’s rarely been as difficult as during our Dispatches documentary , to be … 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

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