Roy Moore to Run for the Senate

Since he's now lost his job as chief justice in Alabama twice, theocrat Roy Moore has decided to run for the Senate. He'll challenge Luther Strange, also a Republican, who was appointed to fill in for Jeff Sessions when he became Attorney General, along with several other candidates. … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia to Execute Another Man for ‘Blasphemy’

Our pals in Saudi Arabia, whose oil supplies cover a multitude of barbaric sins, are going to execute yet another man for "blasphemy" and atheism for social media posts renouncing Islam. The man was arrested two years ago and has now apparently lost all his appeals. … [Read more...]

Another Atheist Murdered in Pakistan

A Pakistani college student who wrote under the name The Humanist online was murdered by a mob of his fellow students for "blasphemy" while the police stood by and watched. If it feels like you've heard this story a thousand times, you likely have. … [Read more...]

Swanson: Pastors with Gay Kids Should Resign

Kevin Swanson, the deranged right-wing pastor and radio talk show host who thinks gay people should be put to death (and still gets major Republican figures to appear with him on stage) says that any pastors who have gay children should resign because there's something wrong with them too. … [Read more...]

Anti-Gay Pastor Convicted of Child Molestation

An anti-gay pastor in Florida who said that the victims of the shootings at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando "got what they deserved" has been convicted of molesting two children, one male and one female, who attended his church. … [Read more...]

Deranged Hindu Nationalists Still Killing People Over Cows

When Narendra Modi was elected Prime Minister of India, it was rather obvious that this Hindu nationalist was going to inspire all kinds of extremism from his followers. And so it has. Many people have been attacked and even killed for the terrible sin of eating, raising or selling beef. The latest one: … [Read more...]

Christian Fascist Lectures Mattis on Lesbian Air Force Commandant

The Pentagon has nominated Col. Kristin Goodwin to be promoted to the rank of brigadier general and assume the position as commandant of the Air Force Academy. The fact that Goodwin is a lesbian sent Kayla Moore, wife of former judge Roy Moore, into quite a hissy fit. … [Read more...]

Shoebat Again Calls for the Slaughter of Gay People

Christian (specifically Catholic, weirdly) fascist Theodore Shoebat is once again calling for the wholesale slaughter of gay people, arguing that they are possessed by demons and therefore unredeemable and must be put to death. … [Read more...]

‘Coach’ Dave’s Warped, Toxic Version of Masculine Christianity

"Coach" Dave Daubenmire gave a talk at a right wing Christian conference and delivered his usual version of Christianity that combines toxic masculinity and a fetish for violence into a version of Jesus that bears little resemblance to the one presented in the Bible. … [Read more...]

Pakistani Judge: Blasphemy is Terrorism

A high-ranking judge in Pakistan, hearing a case involving someone uploading "blasphemous" material to social media networks, has declared that publishing or uploading such material is the same thing as terrorism. Because ideas are just like bombs, dontchaknow. … [Read more...]

Bangladesh Bans Militant Islamic Party

Bangladesh has taken the unexpected and rather extraordinary step of banning Ansar Al-Islam, an ultra-militant Islamic party that has claimed responsibility for hacking to death several atheist and liberal bloggers and writers in that country. … [Read more...]

Denmark Charges Man Under Blasphemy Law

I got this email from CFI and had to look at the calendar and make sure it was 2017, not 1817. Denmark, of all countries, has charged a man under a still-existing (why? For crying out loud, why?) blasphemy law for burning a copy of the Quran. … [Read more...]