Tag Archives: children

Couple can’t adopt because they’re Christian?

Christian persecution! Christian persecution! Or is it? At first glance of the headlines one may think so, but them getting denied is not specifically because they’re Christian. Plenty of Christian couples are allowed to adopt children in Alberta, I’d wager. … Continue reading

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Megachurch man molested 4 year old girl – how is this news?

I’m being facetious there. It’s always news. It’s always important to know about. And it’s always a tragedy for the victims and their families. Florida televangelist Bob Coy had resigned years earlier over his use of pornography and now the … Continue reading

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1minion steals mail – Aunt Dara #1

You can look her up if you feel like it, but I won’t include a link to her original advice column because I’m sure she doesn’t need the hits as much as I do. I’m an atheist, and my intent … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – real life edition

An ex reaches out with this suggestion — what would you think of donating sperm? A bit of anonymous backstory — Relationships can be complicated and long lasting, even if the participants aren’t really in each other’s social circles anymore. … Continue reading

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Today’s found on Facebook — bare bum spanks for God?

Via Rawstory we learn of a Little League coach taking dubious advice from a Bible-based child-rearing book. Jonathan Shawn Russell was in court in North Carolina accused of spanking his players, ages 8 and 9 at the time. The book’s … Continue reading

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When parents pick prayer over health care

Children die, of course. This tragedy occurred in 2013 but is in Calgary court now. According to testimony, Emil and Rodica Radita returned from church to find their 15-year-old son not breathing. They waited 2 whole fucking hours before calling … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – money money money

The question: You and your spouse have trouble making ends meet. You have a nine-year-old daughter who is a natural model. Do you try to make money by promoting her as a model? Probably not at the age of nine … Continue reading

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