Cheryl Vaught
Cheryl Vaught

How very sad that these "so called" journalists did so little investigative journalism on what the Wicca and Pagan spiritualism is. They also might want to consider what a Midwife is and does since there seemed to be a jab in there referencing midwives in a negative way. Midwives are trained professionals who save the lives of women and infants all over the world everyday. They come in all shapes, sizes, races, and religions. For heavens sakes educate yourself before you spew your 'fair and balanced' BS.

Cheryl Vaught
Cheryl Vaught
  • Cheryl Vaught

And midwives...how uninformed, ignorant. So sad that many people rely on this misinformation as their source for news. I guess if it were up to these guys we would still be burning midwives alive for being witches. Surprising that these pro lifers seem to have no clue that midwives are all over the world saving women and infants lives in very dire conditions and places daily...some places where the women can't even afford to burn incense!!! Good grief, read a book or do some research or something :/

Cheryl Vaught
Cheryl Vaught
  • Cheryl Vaught

@ LOL...sounds better when you say it and it is not surrounded by their ignorance :)

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Cheryl Vaught

Yea, we all know that they are saintly, but you lot are not. Whispering into your ears and just to keep you occupied the devil has demons who will rape you for eternity, you see, he likes wiccans and pagans. Take a good dose of soothing butt ointment with you. Cheers.

Missy Giffin
Missy Giffin

Thank you to all who signed. I am humble beyond words. Blessed Be

Missy Giffin
Missy Giffin
  • Missy Giffin

Here is the petition if you couldn't find it everyone :)

Peggy Scarborough
Peggy Scarborough
  • Missy Giffin

already signed it :)

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Missy Giffin

making fun of Christians. Bobbie Jo Justice Bobbie Jo Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjVLJKR6g7U

Joe Toal
Joe Toal

I am shocked and apalled that people who call themselves journalists could be so insensitive and irresponsible. pagans are a part of this country and we deserve the same respect as any other minority population I am a veteran a husband of 27 years a father to 2 fine young men and grand father to two precious little children you should know what and whom you are speaking about before you open your mouth. And I have a news flash for you you cannot stop being a biggott by saying you are not....

I am shocked and apalled that people who call themselves journalists could be so insensitive and irresponsible. pagans are a part of this country and we deserve the same respect as any other minority population I am a veteran a husband of 27 years a father to 2 fine young men and grand father to two precious little children you should know what and whom you are speaking about before you open your mouth. And I have a news flash for you you cannot stop being a biggott by saying you are not. You must reflect it in your actions I wish you the blessings of clarity that you may open your eyes and see the world for what it truly is.

Steven Rowand
Steven Rowand
  • Joe Toal

What else can you expect from the asshats at Fox "news"?

Joe Toal
Joe Toal
  • Joe Toal

yes that was a leap wasnt it

Debby Griffin-Toal
Debby Griffin-Toal
  • Joe Toal

This is the reason we dont watch Fox in our house. I am glad people are signing the petition but at the same time people are advertising for them. These are people who are real news caster failures so they go to Fox for a job. Lack of intelligence and common sense. One thing I will say that I found funny was the dumb blonde "i dont know any wiccans" she probably doesn't know her name either if it wasnt for her ID....

Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir
Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir

typical narrow minded conservative intolerant jackasses! I am an Asatru believer and I found it offensive just to hear it. They have no idea of what Wicca or what the other pagan religions are all about...they should ask a wiccan or pagan what they believe in before they talk shit and bash people who are wiccans or pagans. FREEDOM OF RELIGION APPLIES TO ALLLLLLL RELGIONS not the popular or majority religion only.

Rebecca Lipscomb
Rebecca Lipscomb
  • Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir

Signed

Seth Alföðurson
Seth Alföðurson
  • Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir

Well according to that women that they talked to they are not "actual" religions. So I guess they do not think they are violating anything? Idiots, total idiots.

Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir
Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir
  • Ragnbjorg Donarsdottir

well, I guess when a buch of us "non-actual" people get together and demand respect loud enough then they will get the message...sheesh! ignornace abounds these days

Ronald Hearn
Ronald Hearn

I realize that Fox News reports to a sympathetic segment of the public who see things from a skewed right-wing viewpoint and expecting them to back off from their bigoted statements (he actually called himself that on air) is unrealistic, but if I say nothing then I am saying untrue reporting about a minority faith to degrade and belittle them is okay. It's not. Factual information is available with minimal research. Twenty holidays? The original comment was "20% of Christian holidays...

I realize that Fox News reports to a sympathetic segment of the public who see things from a skewed right-wing viewpoint and expecting them to back off from their bigoted statements (he actually called himself that on air) is unrealistic, but if I say nothing then I am saying untrue reporting about a minority faith to degrade and belittle them is okay. It's not. Factual information is available with minimal research. Twenty holidays? The original comment was "20% of Christian holidays are Pagan..." From that these commentators jumped to "They get twenty holidays per year" within the span of ninety seconds. And then they decry how Christianity is persecuted in the same breath. Shameful.

Ronald Hearn
Ronald Hearn
  • Ronald Hearn

Fortunately none of those LEFT-wing outlets have decided to belittle a growing, respectable, federally-recognized religion. If the commentary had replaced Christian with Wiccan/Pagan, the country would be in an uproar. Their primary point was that the holidays of another faith do not deserve the same respect as theirs, and in the process the announcers decided to take it to denigration. That principle is against what I view as equality under the law for all people. No disrespect to you...

Fortunately none of those LEFT-wing outlets have decided to belittle a growing, respectable, federally-recognized religion. If the commentary had replaced Christian with Wiccan/Pagan, the country would be in an uproar. Their primary point was that the holidays of another faith do not deserve the same respect as theirs, and in the process the announcers decided to take it to denigration. That principle is against what I view as equality under the law for all people. No disrespect to you intended, Charles, and I would sign the petition regardless of which network broadcast this diatribe. By the way, I don't watch any of those networks you listed. It's just more unneeded stress.

Michele Braun
Michele Braun
  • Ronald Hearn

Ronald Hearn Well said Ron.....

Gary Keeling Jr.
Gary Keeling Jr.
  • Ronald Hearn

Impartiality should be the rule, but it hasn't been for a long time. I'm no great fan of the left-wing or the right-wing media, but one thing that sets Fox News apart from the rest is that it advertises itself as "Fair & Balanced." They're the only network that goes out of their way to falsely advertise an unbiased perspective. With most networks, the expectation of journalistic integrity is somewhat relaxed, if only for the fact that they don't go out of their way to make an outright rejection of bias their advertising schtick.

Vick Pérez
Vick Pérez

Here's an idea, change the channel. Ratings matter more than signatures.

Morganu Whaley
Morganu Whaley
  • Vick Pérez

Esto por que fue? O cómo estuvo la cosa?

Pati Negrete
Pati Negrete
  • Vick Pérez

Al parecer hablaron ridiculeces y pestes de los Wiccans y los Paganos .Pero que les sorprende, desde la invasion a irak los escuche una vez y es el grupo mas homogeneo de "Self-righteous bigots" que he escuchado en mi vida. Francamente esta peticion les valdra gorro y com dice Vic,solo les dara publicidad y rating con los millones de self-righteous bigots que viven aqui.

Pati Negrete
Pati Negrete
  • Vick Pérez

Aqui el video....son de verdad insoportables. Aunque no influyen tanto como quisieran,al menos al grueso de la poblacion pues las pocas veces que los he escuchado enel radio desilan tal odio a Obama y a fin de cuentas gano. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwJqUQzghhM&feature=share

Kenneth M Burling Jr
Kenneth M Burling Jr

I have to agree with the crowd that says more info needed. The petition doesn't say a lot.

As it is worded, it comes across as "Those idiots hurt our feelings," and not much else.

It doesn't say what they said, who they said it to, when they said it, or even which medium it was said through.

:/

Dustin McPherson
Dustin McPherson
  • Kenneth M Burling Jr

Fox News needs to apologize to everyone; especially journalism.

Kenneth M Burling Jr
Kenneth M Burling Jr
  • Kenneth M Burling Jr

I can't disagree with that one. :)

Kenneth M Burling Jr
Kenneth M Burling Jr
  • Kenneth M Burling Jr

http://witchywords.blogspot.com/2013/02/news-station-attacks-wiccans.html

Wow. The bastards are clueless... And many of their comments prove they are clueless not only of Wicca, but of their viewer base and Christianity as well. ^^;;

Yekcir Stlef
Yekcir Stlef

I still cant see the link. Can someone help me?

Yekcir Stlef
Yekcir Stlef
  • Yekcir Stlef

This is a drag....its still not working -_- thank you anyways

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Yekcir Stlef

making fun of Christians. Bobbie Jo Justice Bobbie Jo Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjVLJKR6g7U

Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

Just to remind everyone, freedom of religion does include all spiritualities. Freedom of speech and expression applies to us all, also. The world is big enough for many ways of being and many belief systems.

Meri Kassner-Gomez
Meri Kassner-Gomez
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

yes, but they sounded like total arrogant assholes on the air and they should have had their facts straight and perhaps talked to a few Wiccans before they started speaking in the manner they did.

Jennifer Bradshaw
Jennifer Bradshaw
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

I agree, Sondra. We all have a freedom to feel and express how we feel about things. Sadly, I've seen far too many people on ALL sides of this issue act like ignorant rear ends, stereo-typing and playing the blame game. If this is in fact based on something said on a commentary show, then folks need to get over it. Christians face a lot of hate, too, because some jack-offs decide to practice hate in the name of their god. Muslims face the same prejudice. I no longer subscribe to any...

I agree, Sondra. We all have a freedom to feel and express how we feel about things. Sadly, I've seen far too many people on ALL sides of this issue act like ignorant rear ends, stereo-typing and playing the blame game. If this is in fact based on something said on a commentary show, then folks need to get over it. Christians face a lot of hate, too, because some jack-offs decide to practice hate in the name of their god. Muslims face the same prejudice. I no longer subscribe to any particular religion, simply because I find wisdom and truth in virtually all of them, at the same time I find a lot of prejudiced junk, generally because of twisted translations. You want to prove to these guys you are not what they think? Going around whining and demanding that they apologize isn't going to make you look mature or educated. And it's not going to make you look respectable. Try offering an interview on their show to explain your beliefs. Otherwise, grow a thicker skin and get over it. This country needs to go back to recognizing that "free speech" means that others are entitled to disagree with you, without having to apologize for exercising their rights.

Jean Sipes
Jean Sipes
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

@ Jennifer .....Fox New as a whole has a long and sordid history as it is. Standing up to them is the right thing to do. Demanding an apology is immature Jennifer ??? Really ? It makes one look 'uneducated' ? How so ? And do you not realize that these kinds of shows will NOT want a Wiccan or Pagan on their show for an interview ? That's not how they operate. They are a sounding board for the close-minded, right wing, conservatives. They need to apologize ! PERIOD.

Matthew James
Matthew James
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

spewing misinformation... yep... sounds like... well, any bigtime news company. Aren't there like some several thousand news, radio and paper places owned by only 3 or 4 companies on the top level?

Leah Von RaiderRose
Leah Von RaiderRose
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

Yeah........I'm with Diana on this one.

Erin Sands
Erin Sands
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

Religious defamation is a hot button in the international community. That is not the issue here. Faux News lack of accurate reporting and dubious fact checking is. There are factually 8 Pagan holidays -- not 20. Another fact is that the membership of both communities is richly diverse in age, race, gender, and social strata and not made up of twice divorced middle aged women who like incense. As an individual, Tucker, and his two flying monkey companions may express whatever bigoted opinion...

Religious defamation is a hot button in the international community. That is not the issue here. Faux News lack of accurate reporting and dubious fact checking is. There are factually 8 Pagan holidays -- not 20. Another fact is that the membership of both communities is richly diverse in age, race, gender, and social strata and not made up of twice divorced middle aged women who like incense. As an individual, Tucker, and his two flying monkey companions may express whatever bigoted opinion they like but as employees of Faux News and as alleged journalists, do they have some responsibility at accurate reporting? That remains to be seen in the days to come and how much exposure this receives.

Lanie Fox
Lanie Fox
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

@ erin--i love your comment about the diversity and middle-age women. that wins comment of the day! i would be interested to find out if there is, indeed, any follow-up regarding exposure.

Luna Swan
Luna Swan
  • Sondra Shereen Costell Graber

Get over it, is like telling a child to get over hurt feelings.
It is not the hurt feelings, it is the Defamtion of Character this can cause, false information on the biggest "news" channel, just because they wear ( and are) to lazy to do research. So I don't care about Christans at this point because they get a way with a lot of shit. So it time for Wiccans, Pagans, a Witches to take a stand. This is not helping with the fear people have.

Kevin Hummel Sr.
Kevin Hummel Sr.

contact an attorney from aclu, kennith fock out of indianapolis indiana, he won my case of discrimation against odinism in the department of correction. It is very obvious these people are very ignornant to our beliefs and way of life. I seriously doubt someone could go on TV and make fun of christianity. I fought the court system to recgonize odinism ( a form of paganism) in the state of indiana, in the department of corrections, so that we are able to practice our religious beliefs, and I...

contact an attorney from aclu, kennith fock out of indianapolis indiana, he won my case of discrimation against odinism in the department of correction. It is very obvious these people are very ignornant to our beliefs and way of life. I seriously doubt someone could go on TV and make fun of christianity. I fought the court system to recgonize odinism ( a form of paganism) in the state of indiana, in the department of corrections, so that we are able to practice our religious beliefs, and I won. You can google it and see how I fought my case. I do seriously think some kind of action, or apology, should be made from these people thinking our religion is a joke.

Justin Smith
Justin Smith
  • Kevin Hummel Sr.

you mean asatru?

Kevin Hummel Sr.
Kevin Hummel Sr.
  • Kevin Hummel Sr.

asatru,odist,and odinism ...yes

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Kevin Hummel Sr.

You are so sick in the head that it is only by Satan's help that you can stand and talk this rubbish. What a load of gibberish that comes sprouting from the mouths of you people who call yourselves pagan and wiccans. The Devil is your master and he is whispering lies into your ears and just to keep you occupied the devil has demons who will rape you for eternity, you see, he likes wiccans and pagans. Take a good dose of soothing butt ointment with you. Cheers.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Kevin Hummel Sr.

Bobbie Jo Justice Bobbie Jo Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjVLJKR6g7U

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Kevin Hummel Sr.

Making fun of Christians.

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