If god told you to torture and kill your child, would you?
If you’re a Fundamentalist Christian, you probably would.
CNN’s Gary Tuchman reported Monday on a fundamentalist Christian couple who killed their 7-year-old adopted daughter while practicing a violent form of discipline.
They reportedly beat their nine children regularly because they thought God wanted them to. Both parents were jailed after pleading guilty to the crime and the surviving children are now in foster homes.
Watch video, courtesy of CNN.
This, you may think, is an isolated occurrence. Well, certainly it’s not the norm (thank gawd!) but this is not isolated at all. It’s just another of many atrocities committed in the name of god. This is not a Christian way to educate your children – this is torture and murder!
I just hope these irrational idiots who pose as parents, get the maximun punishment for their crime.
When will these extremist theists realize that they are sacrificing real people over a made up deity. This is so sad.
Nouténé Sidimé, 13, died over the weekend after being allegedly slapped by her father. (Facebook)
Dad in custody after daughter, 13, dies
Girl refused to say prayers with father: neighbours
By QMI Agency
MONTREAL — A 13-year-old girl whose beating death led to the arrest of her 71-year-old father had enraged him by refusing to say her prayers, according to neighbours.
Noutene Sidime died Saturday evening in suburban Longueuil, Que., three days after she was rushed to hospital with breathing difficulties, her face covered in blood.
Her father, Moussa Sidime, had called 911 last Wednesday. Sidime was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, but the charges could be upgraded, police said.
Neighbours said Noutene Sidime was a polite girl who was often unable to please her elderly father.
Others who live in the apartment building south of Montreal said the girl sometimes neglected to say daily prayers, which infuriated her father.
“(He) was mean,” said Karine Girard, who lives on the street. “I’ve seen him grab her by the arm because she wouldn’t go up to say her prayers.”
Relatives told QMI Agency they believe the girl’s death was an accident.