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Objection, Your Honor

November 24th, headline reads:  Sodomite Blames Ghosts

November 24th, headline reads: Ohio Man Claims Ghostly Presence at Trial Defense

Seeing as how the news would not seem to let me escape the theme of “fairy-tales allowed in the legal system”, I had to go in for a closer look. 

The first article comes from Zimbabwe. In [...]

The West Memphis Three – A Case For Skepticism (by Jeff Sykes)

A story which missed much skeptical attention in recent months was the guilty plea and subsequent release of The West Memphis Three, three innocent men wrongfully jailed for crimes based on shoddy evidence and faulty testimonials, crimes that were initially blamed and later fueled on the long-since-debunked “practice” of killing via “satanic ritual”.  As always, [...]

Separation Of Church And State?

This past Friday, The Mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, finished participating in a three-day prayer and fasting ceremony which was organized by local religious leaders. Mayor Linda Thompson was quite candid in her remarks:

From Pennlive.com:

In a statement this week, she said: “I am honored and pleased with the diverse participation of our religious leaders [...]