"I've always found it interesting how some people feel so entitled to their not being offended. I listened to a bit with Dawkins on Hannity and Colmes where colmes allowed for call ins to talk with Dawkins. Some lady was outraged by…"
"What if I get a Scottish terrier and keep all of his hair cut short except for his head and name him "Rag Head"? Or is that just too racist since it doesn't specifically target Islam, but is instead a generalization for all Middle…"
The plane was flying from the city of Bari to the Tunisian island of DjerbaAn Italian court has jailed a Tunisian pilot who paused to pray instead of taking emergency measures before ditching his plane, killing 16 people.A fuel gauge fault was partly to blame for the crash off Sicily in 2005 but judges convicted Chafik Garbi of manslaughter, jailing him for 10 years.Six others, including the co-pilot and head of the airline Tuninter, were jailed for between eight and 10 years.The accused will…See More
March 18, 2009Pakistani Woman Who Shattered Stigma of Rape Is MarriedBy SALMAN MASOODISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Mukhtar Mai, the resilient Pakistani who was gang raped in 2002 on the orders of a village council but became a symbol of hope for voiceless and oppressed women, has married.In a telephone interview on Tuesday, Ms. Mukhtar, 37, said her new husband was a police constable who was assigned to guard her in the wake of the attack and who had been asking for her hand for several years. She is…See More
PROVIDENCE (AP) — An Episcopal priest in Seattle is fighting attempts by Rhode Island Episcopal Bishop Geralyn Wolf to defrock her for practicing Islam and Christianity at the same time.Ann Holmes Redding, who marks the 25th anniversary of her ordination on March 25, says she believes she can practice both faiths and should not have to recant her Muslim beliefs.Redding, a former Brown University student and parishioner at St. Stephen's Church in Providence, was ordained by Wolf's predecessor.…See More