About David G. McAfee

David G. McAfee is a Religious Studies graduate, journalist, and author of Atheist Answers: Rational Responses to Religious Questions, The Book of Gods, The Belief Book, Mom, Dad, I’m an Atheist: The Guide to Coming Out as a Non-believer, and Disproving Christianity and other Secular Writings. He is also the founder of The Party of Reason and Progress and a frequent contributor to American Atheist Magazine. McAfee, who writes about science, skepticism, and faith, attended University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated with bachelor’s degrees in English and Religious Studies with an emphasis on Christianity and Mediterranean religions.

Prosperity Gospel Preacher Charged with Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme

Todd Coontz, a Christian preacher who gave supposedly divine financial advice through his ministry, has just been charged with tax fraud for a decade-long plot to claim personal expenses for business use.

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Why Did McDonald’s Pledge Allegiance to New Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia?

McDonald’s, Burger King, and Domino’s just pledged allegiance to Mohammed bin Salman, the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia, in a semi-religious show of support.

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California’s “Travel Ban” Against Anti-LGBT States Isn’t Hypocritical At All

You may have seen that California has enacted its own version of Donald Trump’s controversial “travel ban,” limiting state-sponsored visits to Texas and a number of other states in response to their anti-LGBT laws. But contrary to what critics say, it’s not a form of hypocrisy at all.

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Catholic Bishop: Gay Couples Can’t Get Funeral Rites or Holy Communion

A Catholic bishop in Illinois decreed that Holy Communion and funeral rites should be denied to same-sex couples who don’t show “some signs of repentance.”

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Women Can’t Withdraw Consent Once They Agree to Sex in North Carolina

A man who rapes a woman can’t be guilty of “rape” if she had previously agreed to the act, even if she then asks him to stop, under an outdated North Carolina law.

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