Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is Now Putting Kids in Harm’s Way to Win GOP Votes

In an article that shouldn’t have had to be written in the first place, Michael Specter laments the anti-science, anti-vaccine-efficacy stances of the GOP Presidential candidates, including the two physicians on stage, Dr. Ben Carson and Dr. Rand Paul.



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Ben Carson Wants You to Stop Criticizing Him for Calling the Big Bang Theory a Fairy Tale

We know Dr. Ben Carson as the Republican Presidential candidate who believes Muslims can’t be President and think vaccines ought to be spread out even though no scientific evidence supports that.

But if you hadn’t heard of him before this year, you might not have caught comments he made in the past about how evolution is a myth.



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Praise for the NFL Stars Who Don’t Invoke God to Explain Their Skills

Dave Zirin is thrilled that NFL stars like Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster (below) are calling out a sport that’s a hotbed for Christianity in their own distinct ways.

He writes in The Nation:

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Lawsuit Dismissed Against Teacher Who Punished Second-Grader for Being an Atheist

Earlier this year at Forest Park Elementary School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a second-grader known only as A.B. was asked by his classmate where he went to church. He said he didn’t go, adding that he didn’t believe in God, either. His friend began crying at that point, and that’s when teacher Michelle Meyer stepped in.



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Secular Invocation Mentioning Charles Darwin Delivered in Osceola County, Florida

On Monday night in Osceola County, Florida, Jason Grooms delivered a secular invocation during a Commission meeting. Grooms didn’t hide who he was representing and even invoked Charles Darwin.



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