Caught on Camera: Maine Church Gets Struck by Lightning

When your church gets struck by lightning, I think God’s trying to tell you something…:



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An Atheist, Two Pastors, and Sean Hannity Discussed Religious Freedom and It Went Exactly As You’d Expect

Last night, American Atheists President Dave Silverman appeared on Sean Hannity‘s Fox News show to talk about religious freedom… alongside two pastors known for their conservative Christian faith.

So you know that was entertaining.



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Edwina Rogers Sues Atheist Lobbying Group, Alleging Defamation and Wrongful Termination

According to a lawsuit obtained by this site, Edwina Rogers (below) is suing the Secular Coalition for America (her former employer).

Last year, Rogers was fired as the lobbying group’s Executive Director for reasons that were never fully explained to the public. The New York TimesLaurie Goodstein and Mark Oppenheimer first broke that story.

The lawsuit alleges that SCA leaders wrongfully terminated Rogers and then made defamatory statements about her to the press. They were motivated, the document says, by “petty jealousies and naked ambition.”

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Fox News Spent Less Than Two Minutes Discussing the Josh Duggar Child Molestation Scandal

I’m sure this is just a coincidence:



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Phoenix Atheist Will Host “Draw Muhammad” Event Tonight Just Outside Local Mosque

I’ve said before that I don’t mind people who draw images of Muhammad if it’s done for good reason. Standing in solidarity with Charlie Hebdo? Doing it as a symbol of free speech? I could understand and defend those reasons.

Doing it to piss off Muslims or to draw attention to yourself? Now, you’re just being a dick.

Jon Ritzheimer (below) falls in that latter group.

He’s an atheist and former marine who’s taking a cue from Pamela Geller — never a good idea — and hosting a Draw Muhammad cartoon contest tonight in Phoenix.

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