Peaceful religions


Westboro Baptist Church members from Topeka, K...

WBC members from Topeka, Kansas protesting in front of RFK Stadium located in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Oh, our religion is friendly and peaceful, we mean no harm to anyone”… unless of course you happen to be from another religion, no religion, a minority, enjoying your life… or just sane.

The links below are recent, but we all see the headlines every single day; people killed, children abused, violence in the streets, oppression, persecution…

As soon as it gets hot… religion, and its foot soldiers hide, behind laws, behind lies, always blaming everyone else…

ISLAM
Only 14, Bangladeshi girl charged with adultery was lashed to death – CNN.com.
Four killed in Bangladesh clashes over `atheist bloggers`.

“I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder.” –Bill Maher

CHRISTIAN
Gay marriage opponents make their case to Supreme Court | Religion News Service.
Connecticut shooting: Westboro Baptist Church plans praise gathering outside Sandy Hook Elementary school | Mail Online.

“Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions.” – Blaise Pascal

JUDAISM
Haredi violence in Beit Shemesh catches Israel’s attention | JTA – Jewish & Israel News.
Barclays Center Offers Separate Men’s And Women’s Seating For Orthodox Jews At Concert.

“Killing for peace is like fucking for chastity” – Unknown

RELIGION
Singing On ‘Idol,’ And Facing Wrath Of Religious Traditionalists.
What does religious violence say about religion? | Psychology Today.

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