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‘Office of Religious Freedom’? Fuck that. In Harper’s Canada, only Christians need apply.

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The so-called ‘Office of Religious Freedom’ hard at work. Harper is axing all non-Christian chaplains in prisons across Canada.

The federal government is cancelling the contracts of non-Christian chaplains at federal prisons, CBC News has learned.

Inmates of other faiths, such as Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jews, will be expected to turn to Christian . . . → Read More: ‘Office of Religious Freedom’? Fuck that. In Harper’s Canada, only Christians need apply.

“Moral convictions”, Republicans and bullying

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You gotta love Republicans. In Michigan, the Republican-heavy Senate has passed a new anti-bullying bill that promotes bullying by giving perpetrators the ‘moral conviction’ right to bully on behalf of their religion. In effect, bullying is AOK in Michigan if you do it and claim religious reasons.

Michigan Dems say the . . . → Read More: “Moral convictions”, Republicans and bullying

Oh, Dear Stephen, Your Master Already Funds Religious Organizations!

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First, the light bulb tweet of Stephen Taylor:

C’mon Steve! Of course you do! Private theological schools, Winnipeg’s Youth For Christ, Chakam School of the Bible in Prince George, Saskatchewan and my favourite goody, Wycliffe Bible translators. Below, are some other religious groups receiving federal goodies.

$986,667 for the Catholic Youth Organization . . . → Read More: Oh, Dear Stephen, Your Master Already Funds Religious Organizations!