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Liberty U scourges rape victims, just like the bible instructs

Woe to the women p35 Liberty U scourges rape victims, just like the bible instructs

A lawsuit by a dozen women against Liberty University is exposing a blame-and-punish-the-victim rape culture straight out of the pages of the misogynistic bible that the school is based on. The lawsuit alleges “the weaponization” of a so-called honor code known as “the Liberty Way” — which is invoked to discourage reporting of sexual assaults, […]

What’s Wrong with the Ten Commandments?

This is reprinted from Lead Us Not Into Penn Station (originally 1983), just published in revised form by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which contains 16 other classic essays by FFRF founder and president emerita Anne Nicol Gaylor. Anne is now working as a consultant for FFRF. By Anne Nicol Gaylor Critics of the Christian […]

Religion has a lot to answer for

If you want to know the harm of religion, leaf through today’s New York Times. The lead story on the front page, “For Somali Women, Pain of Being a Spoil of War” details atrocities in the name of religion, starting with a teenaged girl being buried in the sand, and stoned to death for refusing to […]