Reverend Who Offers Exorcisms Over Skype Explains His Methods on The Daily Show

Earlier this year, we learned that televangelist Rev. Bob Larson was offering exorcisms over Skype.

For some reason, Larson thought it’d be a good idea to explain himself to The Daily Show‘s Jessica Williams:



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Churches Are Very Good at Dealing with Fear (Seriously)

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how churches are very good at handling fear (seriously):



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The Pagans Are Coming…

Jeremiah Films produced a 13-part (!!!) series on the Pagan Invasion and the horrors of things like Halloween and evolution:



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Judge Suggests Doctors Shouldn’t Impose Their Views on Child Who May Soon Become a Victim of Faith-Based Treatment

Several months ago, I posted about Makayla Sault (below), an 11-year-old with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The disease is treatable with two years of tough chemotherapy and has a nearly 90% survival rate… but Makayla no longer wanted to continue the chemo and her Ojibwe/First Nations parents were more than happy to oblige, seeking out useless faith-based treatments instead.

Makayla was allowed to quit the chemo, but we learned earlier this month that her condition had worsened.

And to make the issue even more on the forefront of people’s minds, it turned out another First Nations girl was in the same position — she would benefit from chemo, but she didn’t want to go through with it for cultural reasons.

This week, Justice Gethin Edward of the Ontario Court of Justice said that the doctors were in the wrong:

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Texas Judge Begins Court Sessions with a Five-Minute Bible Reading and Prayer

I’m pretty certain that high on the list of Things Judges Should Never Do is make the parties in front of them extremely uncomfortable.

Both sides expect a fair hearing and anything that detracts from that is a problem. Obviously.

So what the hell was Texas Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack (below) thinking when he opened a recent court session with a five-minute Bible reading followed by a formal prayer?

That’s what the Freedom From Religion Foundation wants to know:

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