Anti-Gay Christian Has Questions for Marriage Equality Supporters, But He Doesn’t Care to Hear Your Answers

Samuel James is the Communications Specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (of the Southern Baptist Convention). The last time we talked about him, he was telling Christians not to call out fellow Jesus-followers when they did something awful/embarrassing because it would hurt the brand.

His most recent post, about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling, is equally pathetic.

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Unvaccinated Child in Spain Dies from Diphtheria

Earlier this month, I posted about a couple in Spain that didn’t get their six-year-old vaccinated even though it would have been free. That child was later admitted to the hospital with diphtheria, which hadn’t been seen in the country since 1986.

The parents later said that they were “tricked” by anti-vaccination groups and would have gotten the vaccination if they just had proper information.

But it’s too late now. I’m sorry to say that the child died yesterday morning:

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Stephen Colbert Reacts to the Supreme Court Marriage Decision

Only a few more months until Stephen Colbert is back on the air. In the meantime, we’ll just have to settle for some short videos, like this one reacting to the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling:

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Watch Matt Dillahunty Explain How to Appropriately Use the Bible in a Debate

In the latest video for his Atheist Debates project, Matt Dillahunty explains how to appropriately quote the Bible during a debate, even if you’re an atheist. (For example, arguing that the Bible says π = 3 isn’t really fair since no Christian believes that’s a proper interpretation.)

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The Award Acceptance Speech We Never Hear

Though Kathy Griffin, Ricky Gervais, and Sarah Silverman came close…

(via XKCD)

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