Erika McBee
Erika McBee

Be sure to mention the February 17 2013 show.

Charmed in New England
Charmed in New England
  • Erika McBee

We have been unable to post the esign at this time. We can't even access it to edit. Not sure why but we do apologize. I am posting the letters here until we can get back on the site. Sorry for any inconvenience:

The first is for Friends of Wiccans/Pagans

Dear Fox and Friends
Even though my religious beliefs may be different, I have many friends in Wiccan/ Pagan Community, whom I Love and Respect and what you did on your broadcast was very discriminatory and disrespectful to their faith.
In...

We have been unable to post the esign at this time. We can't even access it to edit. Not sure why but we do apologize. I am posting the letters here until we can get back on the site. Sorry for any inconvenience:

The first is for Friends of Wiccans/Pagans

Dear Fox and Friends
Even though my religious beliefs may be different, I have many friends in Wiccan/ Pagan Community, whom I Love and Respect and what you did on your broadcast was very discriminatory and disrespectful to their faith.
Instead of taking an opportunity to educate your listeners, you used your platform to offend and insult them.
I would like for you to do a recap and apologize to their community, as well as provide the public with correct information.

Thank you for being cooperative,

This one is for Members of The Pagan/Wiccan Faith and was edited from Felix's original:

Dear Fox and Friends,

I am a proud member of the Wiccan/ Pagan Community, and what you did on your broadcast was very discriminatory and disrespectful to our faith.
Instead of taking an opportunity to educate your listeners, you used your platform to offend and insult us.
We would like for you to do a recap and apologize to our community, as well as provide the public with correct information.

Thank you for being cooperative,

Feel Free to copy and paste as needed.
Mail to :

Fox News and Friends,1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036

Blessed Be.

It is only through solidarity that we will bring about change. Blessed Be.

Michele Braun
Michele Braun
  • Erika McBee

Excellant wording....I will sign it once it's up and running, have sent this petition to many friends on FB as well and will be contacting this channel today via em. Hope this gets international attention. Have been a practicing pagan for years and assumed this much ignorance had diminished..Can see it has not. Blessings, Michele

Terrie Monday
Terrie Monday

Are we subhumans that the declaration excluded from freedom of religion? Fox news needs to be educated on inaliable rights, and our freedoms under the law and the fact that they have no right to judge us or anyone else! Are they going to be making fun of Christians, Jews, Catholics, Muslims, or athiests next? We just want everyone to coexist! As pagans and Wiccans we have friends from all walks of life and we respect them, and accept them for who they are... 1.Human Beings 2.Sisters and...

Are we subhumans that the declaration excluded from freedom of religion? Fox news needs to be educated on inaliable rights, and our freedoms under the law and the fact that they have no right to judge us or anyone else! Are they going to be making fun of Christians, Jews, Catholics, Muslims, or athiests next? We just want everyone to coexist! As pagans and Wiccans we have friends from all walks of life and we respect them, and accept them for who they are... 1.Human Beings 2.Sisters and Brothers 3.Friends and Loved Ones. We care about each one, pray for them, and feel their pain when they are hurt. Their religion is irrelevent!!! Fox has no right to judge ANY religion, much less ours.

Anitonio Garcia
Anitonio Garcia
  • Terrie Monday

I could not agree with you more they need to go and pick up a real book and do some real fucking research for a change and find out the fact and stop posting all of the bushtit that they think is ok and sounds cool

Terrie Monday
Terrie Monday
  • Terrie Monday

Agreed!

Jill Sifinski Gibson
Jill Sifinski Gibson

will be sending as well.

Arleen Stader
Arleen Stader
  • Jill Sifinski Gibson

As a profesional person, you should realize that people are of different backgrounds and education, no matter what their religion. How can you be sooo biased? I too, am a Pagan and Wiccan Priestess. I also am a RN and have been for many years. Please rethink your reality. If you are a Christian-----Jesus would frown upon you and your judgements.

Louise Searle
Louise Searle

Losis searle

Linda Faye Copeland
Linda Faye Copeland

They drank the kool aid Obama passes around . We need to boy cot Fox News until forever .

Angela Phelps Shepherd
Angela Phelps Shepherd

TOTALLY unprofessional on the part of these so called "reporters".

Jeannene Crest
Jeannene Crest

NO! I think FOX is the best news chanel we have, besides I agree with them! and they are pagans acorrding to the WORD OF GOD the all mighty!

Jessie Rice
Jessie Rice
  • Jeannene Crest

Maybe we are Pagans yet were still a Religion and deserve the same respect as a Catholic or a Christian.

S MacSiurtain Smith
S MacSiurtain Smith

Do not be shocked over this. This kind of thing has been happening for years. And after being a victim of religious discrimination myself, take my word for it when I tell you that its gotten much better over the years. However, when someone or something like this comes along, it sets us back again, one step backwards instead of closer.. in the fight against religious discrimination. It is very obvious that these three reporters did not do their homework before speaking about Wicca. The...

Do not be shocked over this. This kind of thing has been happening for years. And after being a victim of religious discrimination myself, take my word for it when I tell you that its gotten much better over the years. However, when someone or something like this comes along, it sets us back again, one step backwards instead of closer.. in the fight against religious discrimination. It is very obvious that these three reporters did not do their homework before speaking about Wicca. The information they gave, was not only incorrect, but it was degrading and belittling of our community. We are *not* "middle aged, twice divorced midwives".. or "dungeons and dragons players." Our community is very diverse. We have within our community,. many career professionals such as police officers, lawyers, doctors, nurses, the list goes on and on. I don't think they realize the things they said could be construed as "slander" and they, along with the network... could be sued for saying such things. But, because of what they've said, because of the incorrect information they've given and stated, it has made them (along with the network).. look like uneducated imbeciles. I am a Wiccan High Priestess and have been on this path for over 17 years and I know my Sacred holidays. The last time I counted, we have 8. That is a far cry from 20! We have EIGHT SABBATS. And not one of them is "more important" than the others. We do not celebrate "Halloween", that is a CHRISTIAN thing. We celebrate Samhain. And no,. it is not "more important" than any other holiday. We have TWO "emphasized" holidays. The holiday of Samhain and Beltaine are prominent and more emphasis is placed on these two holidays , but that is only because one holiday marks the Dark Half of the Year (Samhain) and the other holiday marks the Light Half of the Year (Beltaine). Again, if they had done their homework, or if they had at least known their OWN HISTORY, they would have known this.... and could have given the correct information. It is also aggravating when people like this get our religion mixed up with other paths. Wicca is not just Witchcraft, it is a RELIGION. It has a specific set of beliefs within its framework,. which "could be" viewed as a doctrine. Wiccans follow, believe and adhere to these specific beliefs. While Wicca falls under the umbrella term of "Paganism", it is not just "Pagan" in its content, either. Wicca is Pagan because we pay reverence to Nature, and because we perceive Nature as a part of our Gods and Goddesses (and/or "our Divine"). Again, if these reporters had done their homework... they would have known this.
Someone who has been within the community for a long period of time, who has had much experience in the Occult and in Wicca , experience in the community as well as experience in dealing with the media.. should be the one to speak to Fox. While indeed it is the COMMUNITY'S responsibility to step up and speak out.... it is also an area that should NOT be handled by someone who hasn't been in the path for a long period of time. Its ok to write letters, but it would be wise NOT to speak to anyone if they happen to contact you about any of this UNLESS... you've had prior experience dealing with the media. Leave that to the ones who have. And, I feel sure someone will get to it.. and have it all taken care of.
Blessings, RainDove/HPS of The Dragon and The Rose Coven of Georgia.

Jon Gethings
Jon Gethings

yes Fox News are being hateful and Discriminatory against Pagans and Wiccans and they should apologize for their exaggerations, and should correct their mistakes by doing proper research before interviewing.these people just have very small minds we as people have human rights tobe who we want tobe no one has the right todo so.....just take the Catholic church today and what it has do over the years to young people and why the pope has stepped down from his post I say no more.

Tyler Bishop
Tyler Bishop

I am a Christian, but I have two friends who are of Wiccan faith. What these hosts did was unprofessional, ignorant, and disrespectful.

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