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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, Birth Control And Other women’s Issues

  • Oregon is the first state to offer hormonal contraceptives without a doctor’s prescription. More states may join as Republicans try to combat a “war on women'” image.
  • Public support for legal abortion in the United States is at a two-year high
  • Texas Supreme Court Curbs Minors’ Access to Abortion Care
  • Pharmacists to Supreme Court: Protect our religious conscience 
  • Indiana GOP’s ‘Heartbeat Act’ Would Ban Abortion at Six Weeks
  • Catholic Hospitals Illegally Denying Women Contraception  


Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • Georgia Lawmakers To Push Pair Of Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Liberty’ Bills
  • Theodore Shoebat Blasts Peter LaBarbera And Other Anti-Gay Activists As Filthy, Soulless Pigs

Fifty Shades Of Lies, Propaganda and Hypocrisy

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • God Tells Pat Robertson That War Is Coming But His TV Network Will Prosper
  • Franklin Graham Slams Obama’s Gun Orders: The Problem in This Country Isn’t Guns, It’s Sin

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • Anne Graham Lotz claims Satan was behind the SCOTUS gay marriage ruling, End Times are imminent
  • Republicans ‘Creating The Conditions For A Clash Of Civilizations,’ Says Congressman
  • Rubio: “This is a clash of civilizations…There is no middle ground on this,” “Either they win or we win. And we need to begin to take this seriously. These are individuals motivated by their faith.”

Politics Nation

  • Franklin Graham’s tour will try to rally conservative Christian voters
  • Thanks to Texas billionaire pastor, Cruz PAC reaps $15 Million
  • Donald Trump is expected to speak later this month at Liberty University.
  • “That’s God. That’s the way he works.” Candy Carson on shake-up in hubby’s campaign
  • Domestic terrorism: Conservative politicians play down threat from the far right
  • Meet Marco Rubio’s ‘Religious Liberty Advisory Board’
  • Frothy and Huckajesus think Obama should restrict abortions instead of guns
  • Ted Cruz’s Dad Is The GOP’s New Mythical Hero
  • Ted Cruz ties every move he makes, every breath he takes, to God. 5 Faith Facts
  • Grifter Has A Sad: Bitter Mike Huckabee says Christian groups would rather rake in dough than see President Huckabee end abortion
  • Huckabee Is Jealous of Cruz’s Christian Soldiers
  • Ted Cruz’s Faith Is Under Fire. Here’s The Story Behind His Religious Beliefs.
  • “The purpose of our life is to cooperate with God’s plan,” Rubio said in his recent television ad. “Our goal is eternity, the ability to live alongside our Creator and for all time, to accept the free gift of salvation offered to us by Jesus Christ.”
  • Ted Cruz is worse: The only thing scarier than Trump winning the nomination is him losing it
  • Cruz Rallies Christian Right, Slams ‘Secular Agenda’ At Campaign Stop With James Dobson

Religion Gone Mad Gone Bad


  • Rich Televangelist: God Only Talks To Me On Private Jets So Please Give Me Money, Thank You
  • Pervert boss who ‘trapped’ children at remote Catholic home jailed for 3rd time
  • Controversy grows over Whole Foods CEO’s relationship with disgraced rabbi
  • Peeping-Tom Rabbi‘s bestrayal was worse than we knew
  • Catholic Church linked to Uganda child labour
  • In England, more accusations that Jehovah’s Witnesses hid sex abuse 
  • Ten women sue Duggar homeschooling guru for rape, sexual abuse and cover-up
  • Church elder charged in secret video recordings, pastor charged w/ destroying evidence
  • In a new lawsuit, a woman alleges Bill Gothard, the evangelist with ties to the Duggars, raped her as a teenager. 

Because Media’s The Message

  • What’s wrong with CNN in a nutshell: That they think The Creation Museum’s Ark Park an awesome attraction.
  • Pat Robertson tells viewer not to let her daughter get “wrapped up” in the lesbian “lifestyle”

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • Scalia dismisses concept of religious neutrality in speech
  • Scalia’s Views on Religious Neutrality Reveal He Is Neutral on Sanity
  • Doubling down, AL Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Orders End To All Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
  • Careening down the slippery slope Anti-union SCOTUS Challenge Threatens Church-State Separation
  • After justice’s gay marriage order, at least 2 Alabama counties have stopped issuing marriage licenses altogether. 

Theocracy Rising

  • Air Force Academy football players allowed to pray publicly
  • SBC president leads prayer at meeting of ‘dominionists’
  • Ted Cruz repeats his claim that atheists are unfit to be president
  • Ammon Bundy claims that the Bible supports his militia’s actions, touts using “shock and awe” against the government