Rand Paul Ignores Question About Why Atheists Should Vote for Him

Reader Justin Scott, an Iowan who takes his politics seriously, has been going to meet-and-greets with a number of candidates to ask why atheists should consider supporting them.

While he’s been able to chat with just about everyone in the race, Rand Paul wouldn’t give him the time of day. He rejected Justin’s question about why conservative atheists should consider voting for him on three separate occasions at the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday night.

Two of them were caught on video:


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Christian Parents File Federal Lawsuit After Daughter Learns About Islam in World History Class

When Fox News’ liar-in-residence Todd Starnes published an article with the headline, “Public school forced my child to convert to Islam,” I assumed it was bullshit. Partly because it’s Starnes, partly because that’s not how public schools work, and partly because it just sounds like something Christians suffering from a persecution complex would say.

It turns out this story is all about a Christian family upset because their daughter learned about Islam in a World History class.


Just how frivolous is this case? Well, I read the federal lawsuit and looked at the most damning claims made by parents John and Melissa Wood on behalf of their daughter to see if there was any merit to what they said. What I found was that no such discrimination was taking place at La Plata High School in Maryland.

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When Killers Repent and Go to Heaven, What Do Christians Think Happens to Their Victims?

The Christians who love to talk about death-bed conversions never tell you what happens after those people go to Heaven…


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Watch Matt Dillahunty Respond to the Argument, “Liar, Lunatic or Lord?”

In the latest video for his Atheist Debates project, Matt Dillahunty responds to the classic “Liar, Lunatic or Lord?” argument about Jesus.


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Podcast Ep. 92: William Shunn, Author of The Accidental Terrorist

Our latest podcast guest is William Shunn is the author of The Accidental Terrorist, a book about his time as a Mormon missionary. I’m telling you: His story is absolutely fascinating. You’ve never heard anything like it.


Bill was supposed to preach in Alberta, but it wasn’t long before he was convicted of felony mischief after making a false bomb threat.

He’s still not allowed to return to Canada.

We spoke with him about what it’s like to be a Mormon missionary when your heart’s just not into it, how the Mormon Church catches escaped missionaries, and the extreme length he went to to prevent his mission partner from leaving the base.

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