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Please welcome back regular guest contributor, author of Being Christian – a racy novel that explores the dark underbelly of the right-wing Christian world – and the go-to blogger on shocking religion news, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state (weekly upchucks), KC Boyd.

You can link over to the official KC Boyd site here for much-needed antidotes (scroll down) or any links that failed to show up here! Welcome to KC’s weekly “where religion meets your rights” collection:

Your Weekly Upchucks: The place where religion meets your rights

– by KC Boyd

Abortion, Contraception And Other Womens’ Issues

  • #TheNotSoProLifeBen Ben Carson Calls for Ban on Abortion in All Circumstances
  • #QuietObsession Michigan’s GOP Continues Flurry of Anti-Choice Measures
  • #TheNotSoGoodDoctor Ben Carson: Forced Raped Teens, Incest Victims To Give
  • #AVoteForPaul Republican Paul Ryan Protects Rapists’ Rights in New Fetus Bill
  • #HerChoiceWasStrippedAway Ohioan forced to Chicago to abort fatal pregnancy
  • #ConsiderThemWarned Feds warn Texas over plan to cut Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
  • #PassTheBarfBag Legendary “pro-life” activist boasts of blocking the funeral of an abortion clinic worker who died in an accident

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #WhatPalinWrought BarbWire Pundit: Armed White People Must Stop Obama Before He Sparks Nuclear War Against America
  • #FatherOfTed Rafael Cruz says nondiscrimination measures create an “opportunity for sexual abuse, for sexual attacks, for rape”

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #BrainDisruption Tennessee Pastor: Bald Eagle Killing Is Illegal So Why Aren’t Women In Jail For Abortions?
  • #NightmareOffElmStreet Gordon Klingenschmitt has seen the demons in Planned Parenthood execs and “there’s blood dripping from their fangs”
  • #SayWhat? Ted Cruz says that nobody can cite evidence or facts to prove climate change because belief in it is a religion

If Media’s The Message

  • #SavageLibel Michael Savage says Black Lives Matter is Obama’s Brownshirts and his “secret private army”
  • #BanTheDouthat Catholic Theologians Ask New York Times To Stop Letting Ross Douthat Write About Theology

Israel, End Times and John Hagee

  • #ShadesOfJosephSmith Adventist eschatology says End Times will not be centered in the Holy Land, but in the United States, and in the end of days the United States government, along with the Catholic Church, will restrict the religious freedom of Adventists by attempting to force them to worship on Sundays rather than Saturdays.
  • #HolyProvocation With secret prayers, Jews challenge ‘status quo’ at Jerusalem holy site
  • #ThereOughtToBeALaw First-Ever U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Forum Held Abroad in Jerusalem, Israel,November 2-4, 2015
  • #ComeOnBabyLightThatFire Jewish activists step up activities at sensitive holy site

Politics Nation

  • 7thDayZealot Ben Carson: Rape Victims Who Have Abortions Are Just Like Slave Owners
  • #DavidsABarfin’ David Barton, Head of Ted Cruz’s super PAC peddles another lie, this time claiming the Iran deal requires US to fight Israel
  • #BeVeryAfraid Ted Cruz tells Glenn Beck that if he can mobilize 10 million more Christians to vote in 2016, he’ll win easily
  • #FatLadyASingin? Are Evangelicals Losing Faith in Trump?
  • #Hah! Mike Huckabee endorses fetal tissue research during GOP debate without realizing it
  • #TheReasonableOne Rubio takes lead among evangelical leaders, study says
  • #OrHisMouth Donald Trump’s Biggest Vulnerability Is the Bible
  • #STFUJeb! Jeb! Says His ‘Faith Informs Him’ We Should Execute Death Row Inmates More Quickly
  • #Jeezus John Boehner: Paul Ryan Became Speaker Because It Was God’s Plan

 Religion Gone Bad Gone Mad

  • #NotMyJesus My Child Is Not in Heaven: Your Religion Only Makes My Grief Harder
  • #SoundsLikeShariaToMe They Really Want a Theocracy: The GOP Candidates Who Want to Make You Bow to Their Lord
  • #LovingGotHard The cult of Duggar worship must be stopped: There’s nothing glamorous about the family’s ongoing hypocrisy
  • #SprechenSieHate? New Anti-Gay Initiatives In Europe Backed By American Religious Right –
  • #TakeNoComfort Creationist/moron pastor Ray Comfort mocks ‘dumb’ Hindus injured or killed by falling Ganesh statue
  • #SometimesTheyWin Navy Chaplain Wins His Case To Preach Homophobic Doctrine
  • #WhereToBegin? Christian website: Don’t look at your wife’s face during sex to enjoy it even when she resists
  • #BoynkinZealot Jerry Boykin, now with FRC, used a Christian charity and missionaries as spies under Bush
  • #SubmitWoman! Christian marriage adviser: Use ‘fear and dread’ to control your wife — as God intended
  • #IncitingAtEveryTurn Kim Davis’ lawyers at Liberty Counsel say Obama will wage an “onslaught” against them any day now
  • #YouAreWhoYouHangWith GOP hopefuls to join pastor who claims “Frozen” and the Girl Scouts turn girls into lesbians
  • #PotKettle  Ken Ham: Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand What Real Christianity Is
  • #WhoKnew? Jesus wants you to vote Republican
  • #AnotherKindOfCruz Leah Remini rips Scientology for ‘bringing the church down’ by promoting erratic Tom Cruise
  • OrNotTimesTwo Ben Carson: If Noah Built An Ark, Then I Can Be President
  • #WithLibertyAndJusticeForSome Texas Christians lament ‘freedom of religion’ while protesting Church of Lucifer opening
  • #WhatNext Welcome to a Texas Hell House, Where Wayward Christians Are Scared Back into Jesus’ Arms

Scandal, Scam And Shame

  • #WhatsUpWithGod? Baby David Would Still Be Alive If Not For Faith-Healing Couple
  • #GoGetIm Feds Investigate Hobby Lobby Boss for Illicit Artifacts
  • #NineteenTimesTwo Patriarch of Duggar-like family with 19 kids and reality show accused of sexual misconduct cover-up
  • #JesusBribes Jim Bob Duggar Buys Anna And Josh A Beautiful Home To Prevent Their Divorce During Rehab Stint
  • #DrScam Inside Ben Carson’s Cancer Scam
  • #HamScammery Wondering who should inherit your IRA?? If not, Ken Ham wants you to know he wants it . . .
  • #AllInTheFamily Religious zealot who murdered sect leader mother jailed for 20 years 

Science – Or Not

  • #NonSequiturKen Creationist Ken Ham’s bizarre ‘rebuttal’ of Bill Nye: Climate change ‘alarmists’ could push for mass killings
  • #TheDoofusAwardGoTo Ken Ham Worries That If We Allow Gay Marriage People Will Just Stop Wearing Clothes
  • #IpsoFacto Ken Ham: “Students in government-run schools are being thoroughly educated in religion—the secular religion of naturalism.”
  • #WhoopAss Richard Dawkins hammers Ben Carson: He is a ‘disgrace’ as a doctor for promoting creationism

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #ScrotalInsecurity We’re About To Get A Big Clue On How The Supreme Court Views Birth Control
  • #KlinkKlankKlunk GOP Lawmaker: Colorado Officials Are ‘Science-Deniers’ for Reporting IUDs Reduce Abortions
  • #WantsToBePrez Ben Carson: Big Bang A Fairy Tale, Theory Of Evolution Encouraged By The Devil

Theocracy Rising

  • #CrazyLikeAFox Ted Cruz: “One more liberal Supreme Court justice and our right to keep and bear arms is taken away from us by an activist court.”
  • #TheMartiansAreComing! Ted Cruz: “One more liberal justice and we lose our sovereignty to the United Nations and the World Court.”
  • #TeachYourChildrenWell To those considering a Ted Cruz presidency, think about this: David Barton, Secretary of Education
  • #ModderF–kerAfter Being Fired for Religious Views on Sexuality, Navy Chaplain Gets His Job Back
  • #AndThatManHeldAScalpel? Ben Carson’s Bible-based budget plan violates the rules of math and logic