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Southern Baptists order their military chaplains not to perform same sex marriages

The North American Mission Board, the domestic arm of the Southern Baptist Convention’s mission outreach programs, has issued guidelines ordering the religion’s military chaplains not to perform, attend or participate in same sex weddings in any way. According to the Baptist Press, the guidelines were issued Friday and go into…

Black pastor wants ‘only white people’ as greeters for Sunday services

A black pastor at a multi-racial church in Charlotte, North Carolina is facing scrutiny for an email she sent in which she requested that all the greeters at Sunday services be white. In the email obtained by WBTV, the executive pastor of operations, Makeda Pennycooke, wrote “we are continuing to…

Cleveland man sentenced to hold ‘idiot’ sign for threatening police

A man in Cleveland wore a sign describing himself as an “idiot” on Labor Day as punishment for calling 911 and threatening police officers. Cleveland Municipal Judge Pinkey Carr in May ordered 58-year-old Richard Dameron to stand outside a local police station with a sign that read, “I apologize to…

WATCH LIVE: Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testify in Senate about Syria

Watch as Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and General Martin E. Dempsey (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs) testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in an unclassified hearing about the Congressional authorization for the use of force in Syira.…

WikiLeaks’ ‘CableGate’ server up for auction on eBay

Server geeks and conspiracy theorists wanting to own a little piece of history have a shot at owning the actual server that was at the center of a political firestorm after WikiLeaks used it to release more than 250,000 secret U.S. embassy cables in…  …

Former Navy chaplain wants ‘worthy of death’ printed on all LGBT couples’ wedding photos

A disgraced former Navy chaplain is calling on all photographers to print Bible scripture that says homosexuals are “worthy of death” on the back of photos taken at weddings of gay and lesbian couples. On his Monday Pray in Jesus Name Internet show, Chaplain Gordon James “Chaps” Klingenschmitt expressed outrage…

Cleveland mob calls man ‘f*ggot’ before attacking him near well-known gay bar

In what police are investigating as a hate crime, a gay man was attacked and robbed over the weekend by a group of people outside a well-known gay bar in Cleveland. Jared Fox told WKYC that about 20 young men surrounded him as he was walking towards Cocktails bar just…

U.S. denies missile test in the Mediterranean linked to Syria

A missile test in the Mediterranean carried out by Israel and the United States on Tuesday had no connection to possible US military action against Syria, the Pentagon said. The joint military exercise, which came as Washington weighed punitive strikes against the Syrian regime, had been previously scheduled and was…

Rapist collapses in terror when police report that his victim was HIV-positive

A 27-year-old man named Richard Thomas collapsed in terror when police informed him that the woman he admitted to raping was HIV-positive. According to a BBC report, Thomas is currently waiting for his own test results to return. Thomas had by his own admission taken alcohol, Ecstasy and cocaine on…

Egyptian military court jails 51 members of the Muslim Brotherhood

An Egypt military court Tuesday gave a life sentence to a Muslim Brotherhood member and sentenced 51 more to jail for attacking soldiers in Suez following Mohamed Morsi’s July ouster. The sentences come as army helicopters killed eight militants and wounded 15 in intensive air strikes in the restive Sinai…

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