Freedom From Religion Foundation urges IRS to investigate Ark Encounter

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter to the IRS urging them to investigate Ken Ham's Ark Encounter. Ham has continuously attempted to run a for-profit business behind his non-profit in order to benefit from as many tax breaks and discriminatory practices as possible.In an email the FFRF states: Answers in Genesis (AiG) is a Christian fundamentalist group that advocates a literal interpretation of the bible, and owns the Creation Museum. Through a subsidiary nonprofit, it … [Read more...]

Ken Ham calls secularists liars as his Ark Encounter continues to come under fire

Ken Ham is pissed. His genocidal themed ark park is still in danger of losing an 18 million dollar tax incentive thanks to the exposure of his discriminatory hiring practices that was discovered right here on this blog.Yet, instead of fixing his illegal hiring practices, he is resorting to childish tantrums and name calling, saying on his blog: Anti-Christian groups and the secular media have launched a massive propaganda war (continuing to this day) in their attempt to undermine the Ark … [Read more...]

Ark Encounter claims its constitutional rights are being violated

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Answers in Genesis are firing back, this time claiming constitutional violations over the Kentucky Tourisms board actions that could result in the loss of an 18 million dollar tax incentive for the organizations new Ark Encounter theme park. “We expect all of the companies that get tax incentives to obey the law,” said Gil Lawson, communications director for the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet. As reported earlier this week, the theme park’s tax incentive application came under ques … [Read more...]

Ken Ham climbs into bed with white supremacist group

Is Ken Ham in bed with white supremacists?According to a blog posted on Americans United’s blog, he seems to be: We don’t know how Ken Ham feels about white supremacists, but he clearly has no problem partnering with one. If the company you keep says a lot about you, what does Ham’s relationship with Michael Peroutka say about him? Michael Peroutka is the founder of the Institute of the Constitution, a Christian nationalist group that supports white supremacists, and Peroutka is a current m … [Read more...]

Ken Ham is still lying to the public about The Ark Encounter discrimination

Ken Ham is still lying about the Ark Encounter.Ham continues to push the lie that the genocidal theme park is not hiring, when this blog has shown countless times that they are in fact hiring for a full time position for the project and are discriminating against potential employees in doing so.The images below show the position in question, again, showing that employees must sign a statement of faith and that the job is also a ministry to spread the word of God.Ham is a recent … [Read more...]

Ken Ham believes gender identity laws attack religious freedom

Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis is ranting on his blog today about “gender identity” and it’s imaginary threat to religious freedom.Saying: Now, the issues of gender identity and sexual orientation are tied directly to one’s view of biblical authority. The Baptist Press report explains, “‘Sexual orientation’ normally encompasses homosexuality and bisexuality, while ‘gender identity,’ or transgender status, includes transsexuals and cross-dressers.So now religious groups contracting with th … [Read more...]

Ken Ham thinks he thinks he has found 10 evolutionary myths and he is wrong

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Answers in Genesis are an endless provider of material for this blog it seems, as they have recently posted their Top Ten: Myths about Evolution, and as you can imagine it is a beautiful fabrication of straw men and make believe.They lack even the most fundamental understanding of not only science and the scientific method, but for people whom claim to study this stuff everyday, they have less than a middle school understanding of evolution.The danger this causes is that they sell others … [Read more...]

Americans United sends Kentucky governor a letter condemning Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter discrimination

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In a story that broke right here on Danthropology, the discovery that Ken Ham's Ark Encounter was hiring for positions to work for the for-profit theme park was being done by the non-profit Answers in Genesis in an act to hold employees to a religious test.The Ark Encounter has applied for an $18 million tax incentive for the project, but is in clear violation of the law, disqualifying them from such an incentive.Federal and state laws prohibit for-profit business from discriminating … [Read more...]

Ken Ham’s 10 facts that prove creationism – Debunked

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As an ongoing theme for this site, I will be addressing claims against evolution, this is one of the reasons I call the blog Danthropology, not only is it the greatest pun you have ever heard, but I am an anthropology major, more importantly, evolutionary anthropology.So I take great interest when creationists like those at Answers in Genesis present their “facts” for creationism, and like the gift horse they are, they keep on giving.Earlier this week they told us about the common myths a … [Read more...]

Creationists are dishonest about their own beliefs and these 10 claims prove it

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Creationists in the US are relentless. They act as though their belief system is under constant persecution from scientists and the US government and believe their beliefs are on equal footing and should be brought into the public school classroom.They spend a lot of money and influence a lot of politicians into voting against science and education reform if they fear it would hinder their ability to sneak creationism into our everyday lives.And while making fun of creationists is … [Read more...]


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