Jehovah’s Witnesses can hide the truth to protect religion

By Trey Bundy / September 23, 2015 On a Friday morning in August, one of the Jehovah’s Witnesses top leaders sat before an Australian government commission investigating whether the organization hid child sexual abuse from secular authorities. That Geoffrey Jackson, one of the seven members of the religion’s Governing Body, … 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

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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

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

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

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

Christian Child-Rearing Manual Is A Frequent Factor In Child Abuse, Even Deaths

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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. By Susie Madrak So many people were shocked by the video of that Texas judge hitting his child, but I wasn’t. I’ve been … 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

Twin Sisters, Former Children of God Members

Flor and Tamar Edwards.  Former member of the Children of God cult. Photo courtesy ABC News

Please click the donate button and make a donation so that we can continue and expand our work.  Thank you. By REENA NINAN, JACKIE POU, HANA KARAR and LAUREN EFFRON Most childhoods are filled with bike riding, eating pizza or going to the movies, but twins Flor and Tamar Edwards, both 34, have been discovering … Continue reading

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