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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 to the end of KC’s post) 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 Women’s Issues

  • Ted Cruz Promises to ‘Sign Any Legislation’ That Opposes Abortion
  • Louisiana Abortion Clinic Closes as GOP Anti-Choice Attacks Persist
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich signs bill that defunds Planned Parenthood
  • Anti-Choice Kentucky Governor Launches Legal Assault on Planned Parenthood
  • Washington Post Editorial Board Slams GOP’s “Planned Parenthood Witch Hunt”
  • An Historic Attempt To Kill Roe v. Wade May Backfire Spectacularly On The Anti-Choice Right
  • In Response To Zika, Brazil Moves To Restrict Abortion Even More
  • Trump, on Planned Parenthood: “I’m not going to fund it if it’s doing the abortion.”
  • A new generation of women teaching women to be submissive babymakers for Jesus.”
  • Ted Cruz Uses Fox News Town Hall To Say He Would Pardon CMP’s David Daleiden And Investigate Planned Parenthood
  • Cruz ” If I’m elected President, on the first day in office, I will instruct the US Department of Justice to open an investigation into Planned Parenthood and to prosecute any and all criminal violations.I will welcome the opportunity to defund this life-ending organization from the Oval Office.”
  • How TRAP Laws Are Closing Abortion Clinics Nationwide
  • FRC prays that the Senate will block anyone President Obama nominates to the Supreme Court:

Education – – Or Not

  • Texas Public Schools Are Teaching Creationism
  • South Carolina Legislators Propose Bill to Put “In God We Trust” Sign in Every Public School
  • Cruz “School choice is the civil rights issue of the 21st century. I will work to eliminate the Department of Education.”

 Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • Cruz, Carson To Attend Right-Wing Media Convention Featuring Anti-LGBT, Anti-Muslim Extremists/Hategroups
  • The Real Origins of the Religious Right
  • They’ll tell you it was abortion. Sorry, the historical record’s clear: It was segregation.

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • Crazy Alert: End Times Pastor’s Unhinged Conspiracy “Proves” Obama Killed Scalia
  • New Hampshire Rep: “The Pope is the Antichrist?”

 If Media’s The Message

Washington Post Cited Bogus “Post-Abortion Syndrome” Myth Without Saying It’s Been Discredited

 Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • Police to probe extremist leader for calling Christians ‘Vampires.’

 Politics Nation

  • Cruz lost a chunk of his evangelical “base” to Trump
  • Trump: “I am a good Christian, I really am, and I think the Evangelicals saw that.”
  • Trump is arguably the candidate most resembling a televangelist.
  • Political Power of Roman Catholic Bishops
  • Cruz fires top spokesman after he falsely accused Rubio of mocking the Bible to Cruz’s father
  • Huckabee’s Daughter Joins Trump Team

 Religion Gone Bad Gone Mad


Supremes And Lower Court

  • Fifth Circuit Rules Louisiana Clinic Closure Law Can Take Effect, Raising Stakes in Supreme Court Fight
  • This Court Just Gave A Catholic Church Its Blessing To Discriminate Against Gay People

 Theocracy Rising