There’s No Evidence the Duggars Are Pitching a New Show in Which They’d Counsel Abuse Victims

The best and worst thing about the Internet is that a bit of information can spread far and wide very quickly. That’s a major problem, though, when the information was on quicksand to begin with. Let me show you what that looks like in practice using 19 Kids and Counting.



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Scott Lively, Inspiration for Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” Bill, Talks About How He’s Been Persecuted

Scott Lively was one of the inspirations, if you will, for Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill which criminalized homosexuality with the death penalty (in some cases). Lively later said the death penalty went too far. But this is still the same guy who once wrote in his book The Pink Swastika that gay people were the “inventors of Nazism.” (You can see more of his awful statements here.) You may also remember him from one of the first-ever segments on Last Week Tonight.

Last night, Lively spoke in Bensenville, Illinois (not far from Chicago) alongside fellow anti-gay bigot Peter LaBarbera.

The topic? Gay people. Of course it’s gay people. It’s the only thing they ever think about. Just know that Lively spent the first few minutes of the discussion talking about how persecuted he is:



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A Christian Explains What’s Wrong With the Movie God’s Not Dead

At Reddit Christianity, someone asked why people didn’t like the movie God’s Not Dead. So user demusdesign responded with these excellent reworked movie posters:



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Secular Irish Parents Don’t Want to Send Their Son to a Catholic School, but Do They Have a Choice?

If 92% of the public schools in Ireland are run by the Catholic Church, and people are leaving the Church in droves, there are bound to be some conflicts.

NPR’s Miranda Kennedy spoke with parents in Ireland who haven’t baptized their son, but know that not doing so severely limits their schooling options for him:



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Atheist Activists from Around the World Call on Bangladeshi Officials to Take Action After Blogger Murders

In response to the multiple murders of atheist bloggers in Bangladesh this year alone, and the law enforcement official who recently said this problem could be solved if only the atheists would stop criticizing religious beliefs, the International Humanist and Ethical Union has coordinated an open letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President Abdul Hamid, signed by atheist activists from around the world.



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