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.

Andreya Silverfox
Andreya Silverfox
  • 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 Kathleen Sands
Erin Kathleen 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 Wicca Swan
Luna Wicca 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 Tyler
Kevin Tyler

Don't these morons realize that "pagan" only means non-Christian, which includes Jews and Muslims... Fox news are only showing their stupidity over and over and over, what a crock. And YES, FOX NEWS MOUTHPIECE....YOU ARE A BIGOT. The idiots at Fox News should all be charged for denigrating the pagan religions in the media.... this is plainly hate-speech against a protected religion, and they should be held accountable. Where the hell did they get these idiots, High School dropouts?

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Kevin Tyler

nope cause lot people don't know what any meaning of what word mean cause they to busy wanting to blab there mouth before thinking Paganism (from Latin paganus, meaning "country dweller", "rustic"[1]) is a blanket term typically used to refer to religious traditions which are polytheistic or indigenous.

It is primarily used in a historical context, Greco-Roman polytheism as well as the polytheistic traditions of Europe and North Africa before Christianization. In a wider sense, extended to...

nope cause lot people don't know what any meaning of what word mean cause they to busy wanting to blab there mouth before thinking Paganism (from Latin paganus, meaning "country dweller", "rustic"[1]) is a blanket term typically used to refer to religious traditions which are polytheistic or indigenous.

It is primarily used in a historical context, Greco-Roman polytheism as well as the polytheistic traditions of Europe and North Africa before Christianization. In a wider sense, extended to contemporary religions, it includes most of the Eastern religions and the indigenous traditions of the Americas, Central Asia, Australia and Africa; as well as non-Abrahamic folk religion in general. More narrow definitions will not include any of the world religions and restrict the term to local or rural currents not organized as civil religions. Characteristic of Pagan traditions is the absence of proselytism and the presence of a living mythology, which informs religious practice.

Ethnologists often avoid the term "pagan," with its uncertain and varied meanings, in referring to traditional or historic faiths, preferring more precise categories such as polytheism, shamanism, pantheism, or animism.

In the late 20th century, "Paganism", or more correctly "Neopaganism", became widely used in reference to adherents of various new religious movement including Wicca.[2] As such, various modern scholars have begun to apply the term to three groups of separate faiths: Historical Polytheism (such as Celtic polytheism, Norse Paganism, the Cultus Deorum Romanorum and Hellenic Polytheistic Reconstructionism also called Hellenismos), Folk/ethnic/Indigenous religions (such as Chinese folk religion and African traditional religion), and Neopaganism (such as Wicca and Neo-Druidism).

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Kevin Tyler

oh by the love wikipeda lol copy and paste lol

Cody Williams
Cody Williams
  • Kevin Tyler

Ty kevin, as a witch im offended by this shit! We r not in the dark ages, we shouldn't have to hid anymore. And we should be shown respect, for we have shown it towards them

Kevin Tyler
Kevin Tyler
  • Kevin Tyler

Hell yes, Kelley I agree completely, the problem is that charging them for hate-speech is the only legal remedy we have. It is not against any laws in the US for the media to lie... It IS, however against Federal Law to promote hate-speech against a religion as far as I know. Unfortunately in this country Fox News can't be charged for telling lies, it is considered protected under the 1st Amendment by the courts. There is no law in the United States that makes it illegal for the news media...

Hell yes, Kelley I agree completely, the problem is that charging them for hate-speech is the only legal remedy we have. It is not against any laws in the US for the media to lie... It IS, however against Federal Law to promote hate-speech against a religion as far as I know. Unfortunately in this country Fox News can't be charged for telling lies, it is considered protected under the 1st Amendment by the courts. There is no law in the United States that makes it illegal for the news media to lie, and lie blatantly in Fox' case. http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stories/articles/11-the-media-can-legally-lie/

Jeff Portwine
Jeff Portwine
  • Kevin Tyler

I didn't watch the clip... but I always thought "pagan" meant more than just non Christian... I thought it was more specific to nature worship, and especially in the Celtic tradition. I didn't think that religions such as Muslim and Judaism were considered Pagan.

Jeff Portwine
Jeff Portwine
  • Kevin Tyler

watching this... it was clearly an editorial piece and not "news" per se... and as such, they can say what they want. The guy on the left was definitely a biggot. The girl really had nothing to add and was just there for eye candy, has probably been legally brain dead for years... I wouldn't really get angry or demand apologies. I would just label them idiots and move on. I've heard equally ignorant things said about Christians and especially about Catholics, and nothing is ever said...

watching this... it was clearly an editorial piece and not "news" per se... and as such, they can say what they want. The guy on the left was definitely a biggot. The girl really had nothing to add and was just there for eye candy, has probably been legally brain dead for years... I wouldn't really get angry or demand apologies. I would just label them idiots and move on. I've heard equally ignorant things said about Christians and especially about Catholics, and nothing is ever said because it's perfectly acceptable. You just have to call them out for the idiots they are and move on.

Kevin Tyler
Kevin Tyler
  • Kevin Tyler

I think it is still hate-speech, and they can be charged if the Federal govt. gives a rat's ass... which they probably don't. But like many have said, it's Fox news and typical of their ignorance.

Jeff Portwine
Jeff Portwine
  • Kevin Tyler

I didn't think the federal government could actually do anything... as long as there was no violence or anything. We have had that idiot from Florida.. I forget his name now, the one that spews the anti-muslim rubbish here in Dearborn several times doing his thing at the big Mosque they have here. It's kind of stupid that police have to protect that kind of ignorance because he has "freedom of speech". I remember one time in Saginaw when I was a teenager, the KKK did a march through...

I didn't think the federal government could actually do anything... as long as there was no violence or anything. We have had that idiot from Florida.. I forget his name now, the one that spews the anti-muslim rubbish here in Dearborn several times doing his thing at the big Mosque they have here. It's kind of stupid that police have to protect that kind of ignorance because he has "freedom of speech". I remember one time in Saginaw when I was a teenager, the KKK did a march through the primarily black downtown and the police again had to protect the marchers with their sheets and their signs because of freedom of speech... all at the expense of the tax payers and business owners who had to board up their stores for the day in fear of violence breaking out.

Jeff Portwine
Jeff Portwine
  • Kevin Tyler

i'm all for freedom of speech btw... but anti idiots. You can say what you want but you have to understand there are consequences too. Guess we just have to trust in karma.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore

he says he's not a bigot...then depicts his target as bigots do: brilliant. they may not check their facts but they do check before the show to make sure the female's body is exploited well enough for ratings: we all know how fair and balanced that depiction is. she can't even get the job unless she is willing to agree to this exploitation while the men are covered head to toe: with very tight ties that might be choking off bloodflow to those massive brains up there. but the Stepherd wife...

he says he's not a bigot...then depicts his target as bigots do: brilliant. they may not check their facts but they do check before the show to make sure the female's body is exploited well enough for ratings: we all know how fair and balanced that depiction is. she can't even get the job unless she is willing to agree to this exploitation while the men are covered head to toe: with very tight ties that might be choking off bloodflow to those massive brains up there. but the Stepherd wife will still agree to whatever she's told to support with skirts so high she CAN'T loosen the tight grip on her folded legs or else.....but all is fair, unbiased and equal in fox county: not that other news nets are much better. but we are talking Fox hypocricy now: and let's face it this depiction of womanhood is the only thing that is PC in the media....so there goes more BS for the fan. and they are on NATIVE AMERICAN land taken through genocide: oh that's right....it's PC to denie it was genocide and still degrade their Pagan-style beliefs on their stolen land. calling it genocide is the only thing that ruffles any political feathers. they attack these religions then claim they as hristians are being attacked by a meer book noting pagan holidays with all other holidays. WTF.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

* Christians...my c did not show up from the keyboard.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

oh and i want a list of all twice divorced people at FOX NEWS...O'Rielly doesn't count since he can do any sexual thing he wants to a worker, on the phone at home too and read his playboy mags on the planes and his wife simply stays with him even after a do-not-talk order in an agreement to settle ouit of court or he'll attack his victim: and yet he made her sign a do-not-tell-what-i-did agreement to spare her that male hypocricy that is so PC and popular in court on sexual matters....but...

oh and i want a list of all twice divorced people at FOX NEWS...O'Rielly doesn't count since he can do any sexual thing he wants to a worker, on the phone at home too and read his playboy mags on the planes and his wife simply stays with him even after a do-not-talk order in an agreement to settle ouit of court or he'll attack his victim: and yet he made her sign a do-not-tell-what-i-did agreement to spare her that male hypocricy that is so PC and popular in court on sexual matters....but why the gagging of her: because he did way worse than the already pathetic acts we know of: some marriage.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

ps oh and AS CHRISTIANS THEMSELVES OFTEN COMPLAINED ABOUT....most kids /adults who played the game he mentioned....were CHRISTANS. So are most Harry Potter fans only they tend not to be the bigoted kind.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

and as Columbo would say : one more thing....the last time i checked no Wiccans tortured millions of people, burned them or drowned them to death so men could marry again and get another dowrey, killed and slaughtered millions: including a genocide as bad as anything Hitler did but on NATIVE AMERICAN ....and unlike the Natzi their CHRISTIAN genocidal killers won the war on them: and so they the NATIVE AMERICAN FIRST NATIONS GENOCIDE IS NOT PC....but Christians did this to arox 20 million...

and as Columbo would say : one more thing....the last time i checked no Wiccans tortured millions of people, burned them or drowned them to death so men could marry again and get another dowrey, killed and slaughtered millions: including a genocide as bad as anything Hitler did but on NATIVE AMERICAN ....and unlike the Natzi their CHRISTIAN genocidal killers won the war on them: and so they the NATIVE AMERICAN FIRST NATIONS GENOCIDE IS NOT PC....but Christians did this to arox 20 million human beings and most of the wild animals and forrests too....so besides the political popularity of their attack why else are they safely and like cowards of bias and power, ignoring all this and making a peacful group of Wiccans out to be the boogie man, the destroyer of all Christians, the ultimate genocidal demons out to sla7ughter all Christians: sounds awfully over the top....about some teeny nobody women with no power and nothing but losers....as they decribed these HUMAN BEINGS...in their pro-life, anti-biased, fair and balanced, non- bigoted way. i think their is little bloodflow to the woman's heart also...as with bloodflow to the men;s heads. given how tight her legs have to be to not expose her .....in that exploitive clothing she is required to wear.

Karen Pastore
Karen Pastore
  • Karen Pastore

i think it's important to add that i have spoken up when CNN and MSNBC are clearly wrong in my view and i even helped Christian friends who gently asked me to sign about fb removing a very offensive page attacking Jesus...do mainly to the behavior of some followers and not that of C hrist himself: i signed: although i sympathized with many of the reasons that someone put up the page i felt it was best if taken down: fb can decide of it's own free will to take down pages that meerly attack...

i think it's important to add that i have spoken up when CNN and MSNBC are clearly wrong in my view and i even helped Christian friends who gently asked me to sign about fb removing a very offensive page attacking Jesus...do mainly to the behavior of some followers and not that of C hrist himself: i signed: although i sympathized with many of the reasons that someone put up the page i felt it was best if taken down: fb can decide of it's own free will to take down pages that meerly attack all Christians or Pgans etc : i felt that this piece by FOX news was so wrong as to be insulting to common facts not just common deciency. calling yourself fair and balanced means you live up to it or you get called out on it in the name of both.

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard

This is RIDICULOUS. I am 22, married, and spend a majority of my life homeschooling my 2 year old PAGAN CHILD and volunteering. I have had people threaten to kill me for being Pagan, I've lost jobs because I was Pagan, I've waited Drs offices with an appointment and watched walk ins that showed p HOURS after me get seen BEFORE me when I made the mistake of wearing my pentacle T shirt. To this day in some countries PEOPLE ARE MURDERED AND BURNED AT STAKES FOR WITCHCRAFT- yet Fox News thinks...

This is RIDICULOUS. I am 22, married, and spend a majority of my life homeschooling my 2 year old PAGAN CHILD and volunteering. I have had people threaten to kill me for being Pagan, I've lost jobs because I was Pagan, I've waited Drs offices with an appointment and watched walk ins that showed p HOURS after me get seen BEFORE me when I made the mistake of wearing my pentacle T shirt. To this day in some countries PEOPLE ARE MURDERED AND BURNED AT STAKES FOR WITCHCRAFT- yet Fox News thinks the religion is a joke? As if we don't get enough hell from the rest of the world.

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Krys Barnard

It is sad that so many people are like that but you know what I know your strong and better than than they are and don't be shame who you are wear that pentacle wear it proudly why cause that who you are so don't those get you down be strong cause there so many like your self out there so bless be and merry meet :)

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard
  • Krys Barnard

Thanks so much for your encouraging words :) It really helps because living in the bible belt of NC can be a real downer. I will always wear my pentacle proudly!

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Krys Barnard

I know that feeling I have good friend that live out in fayetteville NC and she told stories lol i from colorado my self and if you want need friend you can add me if you want if not it ok :)

Krys Barnard
Krys Barnard
  • Krys Barnard

Ill deff add you :) I could write a book with the crazy stories lol Add request sent :)

Steven Allen Gibson
Steven Allen Gibson
  • Krys Barnard

I live by no denomanation. as you know. But every one desirves respect. To find God any way they can. Even Pegans lol .. I have lots of Pegan friends. And they show more love for others than most christians do..... ONE LOVE

Jo Morris
Jo Morris

I heard NOTHING negative about Wiccans or pagan's that Fox news said. But, I will tell you this, God said we are NOT to practice any type of paganism...any type. This can be dangerous in more ways than one. Believe me when I say, God has a very good reason for people to stay away from such things.

Ed Swiger
Ed Swiger
  • Jo Morris

So by all means, continue to partake in the blood sacrifice demanded by your god at the altar....what's that? You don't have a blood sacrifice? Oh, that's right...you call it communion so as not to scare the sheeple. (look up transubstantiation if you need to)

Sarah Walls
Sarah Walls
  • Jo Morris

Oh do behave, you Christians have adopted most of our Pagan holidays anyway, as paganism was a recognised religion a very long time before Christianity was even thought of.

Jo Morris
Jo Morris
  • Jo Morris

Sarah, you are right about that. Holloween, easter, christmas are all pagan and God said not to practice them. We as a nation have gotten away from Gods true holy days [ they are in Lev ]. I for one have been doing his holy days now for 45 years and counting. I don't do the pagan days. My mom was a witch and practiced it for many years and she wanted to get me into it, but I had a gut feeling it was wrong and down through the years I found out why. All of this can be most dangerous. I truly know it can be and I know why.

Sarah Walls
Sarah Walls
  • Jo Morris

It is only dangerous if you decide to make it so, if you have experienced danger through other pagans then they were obviously following a different path than most other pagans i know. And i fully believe that your Christian beliefs are archaic and do as i say or you will be punished nonsense. I was raised Christian by Catholic and Church of England beliefs so i know what I AM talking about. All this hate that is associated with the Christian faith is why i turned my back on it and chose to...

It is only dangerous if you decide to make it so, if you have experienced danger through other pagans then they were obviously following a different path than most other pagans i know. And i fully believe that your Christian beliefs are archaic and do as i say or you will be punished nonsense. I was raised Christian by Catholic and Church of England beliefs so i know what I AM talking about. All this hate that is associated with the Christian faith is why i turned my back on it and chose to follow a path that made much more sense and didn't HATE or PREJUDICE anyone or anything.

Jo Morris
Jo Morris
  • Jo Morris

Sarah, by what your saying, I see you have been listening to others and not learning things for yourself. You have to study Gods word and find the answers, not just listen to what others have to say,and if you do, you need to study to see if what they have to say is true or not...even God tells us to do that. And ALL paginism is connected to satan...All paganism. There is a lot more here I have not said about such practices and my own experiences because it would more than likely scare the...

Sarah, by what your saying, I see you have been listening to others and not learning things for yourself. You have to study Gods word and find the answers, not just listen to what others have to say,and if you do, you need to study to see if what they have to say is true or not...even God tells us to do that. And ALL paginism is connected to satan...All paganism. There is a lot more here I have not said about such practices and my own experiences because it would more than likely scare the H... out of you. I will tell you this though and there is a way for you to find out if I'm right or wrong...most all of those that practice this stuff, satan already has his hand on them. Now, if you don't believe me, try giving up, either your thoughts that its okay or if you are practicing any of this, trying giving it up and begin just reading your bible and see what happens...and it will either happen right away or later, but you'll see what I mean.

Kylie Welch
Kylie Welch

You know what's really sad? I'm a Christian who doesn't follow the beliefs and ideals of Pagans or Wiccans, but I know that what was said was wrong. Somehow, its a break of tradition for other religions to have their holidays be recognized? I thought we lived in America, where free religion was encouraged. Making fun of Wiccans and saying durogatory things about their lifestyle and holidays is pathetic. No matter what anyone's religion, this should not be tolerated.

Vivid Rife
Vivid Rife
  • Kylie Welch

Thank you Kylie. My husband and I both thank you. The world needs more accepting people like you.

Debbie Barker
Debbie Barker
  • Kylie Welch

there needs to be more "Christians" like you Kylie! I don't profress to be a Christian because of the stigmatism behind it....I do however profess my belief in Jesus being my Lord and Savior.....it is a shame when anyone is judged based on what "religion" they profess...when in reality ALL religions have ALOT of simularities it just takes being open minded to see that we are not that different set here with one thing in common to choose our own path as it was originally designed....

Megan Paushel
Megan Paushel
  • Kylie Welch

There needs to be more people like Kylie and Debbie here. Even though I am not of a christian faith, I do still believe in Jesus. I've studied many religions and find Druidism something I fall into, it's more of communing with earth but that doesn't make us satan worshippers like I saw someone state. We need more accepting people out there.. everyone has their choice in religion and should not face this kind of treatment, specially on TV.

Joy Roberts
Joy Roberts
  • Kylie Welch

I would like to count you, Kylie, as one of the few "true" Christians out there who actually follow the teachings of Christ. He never would have mocked or treated a group of people in this manner.

Erin Talbert
Erin Talbert
  • Kylie Welch

I can't handle Fox News. I know most news stations are biased, but the fact that they let them keep babbling on with facts that obviously aren't true is appalling. I don't subscribe to really an religion, but I think everyone should be free to practice what they wish. Almost every Wiccan/Pagan I've met have been kind and really relaxed. I just can't handle intolerance due to ignorance. Educate yourself before you make an ass of yourself, Fox News "Reporters".

Jesa Phair
Jesa Phair

For the record, I'd like to notate the following: I am not a Middle Aged, Twice Divorced Woman. I am Single, and I have been Pagan for more than half my life and I'm not even 40 yet! I do not play Dungeons and Dragons! I don't even own a set of dice! (However, I have friends that do!) The only thing I can say that was true, for me anyway is, I live in a rural area and I am guilty of loving Incense! (But I know plenty of City Witches as well as Country Witches! Male AND Female! And some...

For the record, I'd like to notate the following: I am not a Middle Aged, Twice Divorced Woman. I am Single, and I have been Pagan for more than half my life and I'm not even 40 yet! I do not play Dungeons and Dragons! I don't even own a set of dice! (However, I have friends that do!) The only thing I can say that was true, for me anyway is, I live in a rural area and I am guilty of loving Incense! (But I know plenty of City Witches as well as Country Witches! Male AND Female! And some are Single and some are in Blissful Relationships!) And as for Not being able to name all of the Holidays.... I can do it off the top of my head, IN ORDER! Samhain, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara, Beltane, Midsummer, Lughnasadh, Mabon. and it's not 20 Holidays, It's 8. Did you realize it went from 20% to 20 Whole Holidays? Morons! If they just did some research, They'd realize that THEIR Holidays Almost all have Pagan Origins! Christmas Was Originally Yule. Easter Was originally Ostara. Groundhog Day was originally Imbolc, And Their Halloween is a Perverted Version of Our Samhain.

Dyana Postelle
Dyana Postelle
  • Jesa Phair

And that Christmas is deeply rooted in pagan traditions as well as commercialism (Coke ads started the current incarnation of Santa). It is a Christian holiday but on conversion and perversion... yet "they" want to put Christ back in Christmas when he was not there to start with!

Ragnbjorg Frida Donarsdottir
Ragnbjorg Frida Donarsdottir
  • Jesa Phair

HAHAHA good one sister :) I am heathen we celebrate some of the same holidays y'all do with a few added one of our own in honor of our Norse gods and goddesses and ancestors so I am very familiar with the holidays you mentioned and someone else mentioned how some of their holidays are really pagan holidays I totally agree with that. Easter=Ostara, Xmas=Yule, Halloween=Samheim, etc.

Debbie Barker
Debbie Barker
  • Jesa Phair

hmm, not wanting to be judged for the misguided few of the Wiccan belief but, so willing to judge based on the misguided few of anothers belief....energy that is put out will come back to bite us hard, yes, the origin of Christmas was based solely on the Pagan holiday as was Easter....the original concept of the ppl who blended the holidays was originally designed to show how both sides were really not that far apart....sadly the mark that was being headed for was missed..... my point we...

hmm, not wanting to be judged for the misguided few of the Wiccan belief but, so willing to judge based on the misguided few of anothers belief....energy that is put out will come back to bite us hard, yes, the origin of Christmas was based solely on the Pagan holiday as was Easter....the original concept of the ppl who blended the holidays was originally designed to show how both sides were really not that far apart....sadly the mark that was being headed for was missed..... my point we were created to be makers of our own destiny to have our own free will...to judge only brings judgement.....to do evil only brings evil....just like to do good will only bring good....to be empathetic will only bring empathy....so on and so forth....assumption that these ppl who have any belief at all is just that an assumption...to have true beliefs mean you stand by those beliefs and it is clear to me the ones reporting have none just indoctrination......

Debbie Barker
Debbie Barker
  • Jesa Phair

Liam Labelingtheia the Freemasons is a huge society that carries members of different backgrounds....some of them very prominent public figures, just watch hand shakes, how they hold themselves ;) big tell tale signs.....as for the crimes of other mainstream religions yes they are publicized otherwise we wouldn't have these mainstream beliefs...Catholics priests are all child molestors, jewish people are all greedy, muslims are all terroisst....get the jist? Sadly, the energy that is put...

Liam Labelingtheia the Freemasons is a huge society that carries members of different backgrounds....some of them very prominent public figures, just watch hand shakes, how they hold themselves ;) big tell tale signs.....as for the crimes of other mainstream religions yes they are publicized otherwise we wouldn't have these mainstream beliefs...Catholics priests are all child molestors, jewish people are all greedy, muslims are all terroisst....get the jist? Sadly, the energy that is put out by the ppl who believe in the same manner as the group they represent comes back onto the whole group.....more reason to be out there putting more positive energy to combat the negative..... I am not Wiccan but did sign the petition, I am shocked to read how my belief is being attacked, based on the misguided and misrepresentation of a few as well. Seems the ones that misrepresent tend to have a louder witness than most, could be the ability we as humans have to look for the negative more so than the positive. At any rate this false reporting should be fixed!

Kris Hancock
Kris Hancock
  • Jesa Phair

Fox has a Facebook page, I think we should bombard it with just what you just said in this post!!!

Susan Coté
Susan Coté
  • Jesa Phair

*hand raised* I also confess to a deep abiding love of incense. I have a single divorce to my credit; chalk it up to marrying too young. I play Pathfinder, not D&D, though, and I'm not a midwife, though I'd do it in a heartbeat!

Juli Griffin
Juli Griffin
  • Jesa Phair

sad part jesa, or maybe the funny part, is that these people do not even know how much paganism is mixed in with their practice of christianity. they are making fun of wiccans not being able to name their holidays...ha! this is so hilarious to me! they don't even know the scope of their idiocy.

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.

Shannon DeLap
Shannon DeLap

OMG! This is horrible! christian people aren't supposed to judge? I was raised a christian and have several friends that are pagan. We live in a nation where we are supposed to have religious freedom. Please stop pointing your finger and casting stones...this is AMERICA!

Anthony Volpe
Anthony Volpe
  • Shannon DeLap

Oh it would be nice but no matter what everyone judge it who we are but I know sometime the judgement isn't always positive but we also got to learn everyone has that one great thing that so many forget about FREE WELL be our self say what we want to say follow our own path of our choose but sadly to many people now days are blind and just follow and look head with out notes what truly around them :)

Shannon DeLap
Shannon DeLap
  • Shannon DeLap

Good point!

Marilyn Ramsey Wood
Marilyn Ramsey Wood
  • Shannon DeLap

More liberal BS, we have to apologize to all the dimwits, the folks who are trying to kill us and now witches? It is fine to insult Christians though, tight. Idiots. The first time I heard of political correctness, I laughed and I still am.

Shannon DeLap
Shannon DeLap
  • Shannon DeLap

I don't judge my wiccan or pagan friends and they don't judge me.It is a bunch of liberal BS! Couldn't agree with you more Marilyn Ramsey Wood.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Shannon DeLap

You believe that America is greater than God? You definitely need a couple of valiums and to have a lie down. 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 he will take you to his domain 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
  • Shannon DeLap

Bobbie Jo Justice Bobbie Jo Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjVLJKR6g7U So what is that is America, so what, a criminal nation is what so wait until Obama sends his FEMA Nazi thugs after you. 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...

Bobbie Jo Justice Bobbie Jo Justice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjVLJKR6g7U So what is that is America, so what, a criminal nation is what so wait until Obama sends his FEMA Nazi thugs after you. 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.

Wayne Left
Wayne Left

Please sign share this petition with every Pagan you know. It's time for us to take a stand against the constant bigotry, hate and misrepresentation directed toward us in this country.

Scott Ivey
Scott Ivey
  • Wayne Left

Fox being a bunch of fucking morons as usual.

Bryan Boring Van Unen
Bryan Boring Van Unen
  • Wayne Left

Adam, check out the video here: http://witchywords.blogspot.com/2013/02/news-station-attacks-wiccans.html?m=1
Basically, they attack Wicca and paganism and the University of Missouri's decision to include the Wiccan sabbats in their schedules so exams can be scheduled around the sabbats to give pagan students time to celebrate.

Wayne Left
Wayne Left
  • Wayne Left

If they thought Pagans wouldn't fight back, they're going to get a rude awakening. That petition has far exceeded the number of signatures required, not to mention the people who are genuinely pissed off right now and making public statements against them.

Wayne Left
Wayne Left
  • Wayne Left

WOW, this petition has went from around 1,000 to nearly 10,000 signatures in just one night! Incredible!

pia Morgan
pia Morgan
  • Wayne Left

uk pagan's are with you all!!!! fox news was disrespectful to us all !!!! once we tried to let people see that spiritualism's was a religion and now its accepted & we have churches now with people connecting with spirits on rostrums working there magic!!!!! who would of believed that ???????????? blessings to all Wiccan's )O(

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