Pro-marijuana church active in Alabama: Members tout ‘God and cannabis’

By Greg Garrison | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitteron March 20, 2017 at 6:12 AM, updated March 20, 2017 at 2:40 PM With a stained-glass window behind them, a lineup of speakers stepped to the front of the church and talked about the potential health benefits of legalizing plants that are currently …

Kentucky house passes bill to create Bible literacy courses in schools

FRANKFORT, KY (AP) - The Kentucky House has passed legislation aimed at creating elective Bible literacy courses in public schools. The bill would require the state Board of Education to establish policies for local school boards that choose to offer elective social studies courses on the Hebrew texts and New Testament. The measure passed the …

US-NATO’s “Counter-Christmas Crusade” against the Cradle of Civilization and the Holy Land

By Felicity Arbuthnot Global Research, December 17, 2015     “It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You just don’t invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests.” -John Kerry, “Meet the Press”, 2nd March 2014. There has been a searing irony to Christmas since August 1990 and the …

IRS Approves First Church Of Cannabis. What’s Next For Marijuana?

Welcome to the First Church of Cannabis Inc., approved by Indiana’s Secretary of State under its controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Even bigger that state law approval, the church has even been granted tax-exempt status by the IRS. Tea Party conservatives evidently had a lot more trouble with their tax exemption applications. The stated intent …

Whoops: Indiana’s anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ act opens the door for the First Church of Cannabis

Tom Boggioni 29 Mar 2015 at 20:55 ET Rastafarian businessman (Shutterstock) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! In a classic case of “unintended consequences,” the recently signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Indiana may have opened the door for the establishment of the First Church of Cannabis in the Hoosier State. While Governor Mike …

Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Legalization of Marijuana and Other Drugs

By Kira Bindrim   Filed Under: World, Pope Francis, Marijuana, Religion After a several-week absence from the media spotlight, Pope Francis emerged on Friday as a speaker at the International Drug Enforcement Conference in Rome, where he said he was opposed to the legalization of drugs—including marijuana—for recreational use. "The scourge of drug use continues …

Incarceration of HI marijuana minister at odds with Sixth Amendment, his supporters say

By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU – An Hawaii Island minister in jail for three years on drug charges is treated more like a terrorist than a free-spirited minister whose religious beliefs include the cultivation and use of marijuana, some lawmakers and civil rights advocates say. The minister, Roger Christie, is being held in Honolulu’s …