CHOSEN FOR THEIR IGNORANCE?

From a secret Torah Declaration, being passed around between ultra-orthodox Jews, exposed yesterday at THE HUFFINGTON POST: We emphatically reject the notion that a homosexually inclined person cannot overcome his or her inclination and desire. Behaviors are changeable. The Torah … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

WELL, FLOG MY DOLPHIN!

From THE GUARDIAN: Officials in Pakistan are demanding that mobile phone operators block all text messages that include words they define as being “offensive”. The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has produced a list of more than 1,000 swearwords, anatomical terms and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

BELT UP, BENEDICT!

THE WASHINGTON POST reports that “an unnamed German man” has “filed charges against ‘Mr. Joseph Ratzinger’ for allegedly failing to use a seat belt while touring Germany on an official visit in September.” The unnamed plaintiff, from Dortmund, argues that … [CLICK TO READ MORE]