Evidence-based parenting has been a growing movement in recent years as parents look for better and more effective ways to raise a family. Moving away from family traditions and the “that’s how my parents did it” mentality, parents are looking towards science for answers. [Read more...]
A federal judge issued a ruling Thursday morning finding that Kim Davis, a Kentucky County Clerk who has been refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses was in contempt of court and ordered her detained. [Read more...]
Answers in Genesis CEO and all around cranky old man, Ken Ham complained in a blog post this week that American is quickly growing intolerant of Christians, citing the legalization of same-sex marriage as evidence.
“It is quickly becoming more and more obvious that religious freedom is declining (quite rapidly) in America,” Ham wrote. [Read more...]
It is no surprise that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is still in the news, after denying more marriage licenses since the Supreme Court told her to do her job. It is also not surprising that others have taken the biblical literalism she utilizes (though, in fact, the Bible and Jesus say nothing about gay marriage), [Read More...]
Kim Davis, the County Clerk in Kentucky who is facing contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, released a statement about her plight. In the statement, she makes it clear that she is the real victim and she just wants her freedom and stuff. The whole thing screams Christian persecution complex and would be quite comical if her ignorance and defiance weren’t harming same-sex couples. [Read more...]
In what seems like a regular occurrence in the modern world, more scientific evidence suggests that yet another religion is based on absolute nonsense.
Islamic scholars overwhelmingly claim that the Islamic Prophet Muhammad lived between 570 and 632 A.D. Yet carbon dating of a fragment from a Koran kept at a library in Birmingham suggests that the book was produced between 568 and 645 A.D. [Read more...]
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Ted Cruz not only wants to defund Planned Parenthood, but he wants to smash down the wall that separates church and state.
And for good measure, he is willing to ask churches to break the law to do so.
To borrow a brilliant line from The Daily Banter’s Ben Cohen, “If you are a Republican being soundly thrashed in the polls by a reality tv star who closely resembles an Orangutan, there is only one strategy to fall back on to claw your way back into the race: go to the religious crazies.” [Read more...]
Dr. Oliver Sacks, one of the most inspirational and profound writers of our time has died at the age of 82 after a terminal cancer diagnoses.
Sack’s writing has been an influence on not only my writing but just about every writer I know today and his contributions to our world will be forever missed. [Read more...]
Appearing on HuffPost Live, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson discussed politicians who pick and choose what science they want to believe or endorse as part of their political platform.
“If you start cherry-picking science, that’s the beginning of the end of an informed democracy,” Tyson said. [Read more...]