Mike Huckabee Answers Atheist’s Questions at Iowa Rally

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.

A couple of days ago, he shared with Mike Huckabee his concern about an eroding wall between church and state, and then asked why atheists should vote for him, especially given the things Huckabee has said about us.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Merging Church and State “Is Not What Our Founding Fathers Wanted”

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.

During an event with Sen. Bernie Sanders yesterday, Justin asked him for his thoughts on politicians who “base a lot of their legislation on their religious beliefs.”

Sanders, who was under the weather, expressed his support for church/state separation (as you’d expect):

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Tennessee Christians Thank God for Taking the Wheel and Crashing Into a Pole at 85 m.p.h.

It’s always good to see two young people survive a horrific crash with minimal injury.

But when God gets thrown into the story, the explanation of how they survived raises more questions than answers.

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Hunter Hanks was speeding on a Tennessee road in his truck with his girlfriend Arika Stovall when he crashed into a pole. They very well could have been killed, but the pole went through the truck between them, allowing them to make it out alive.

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Sen. Ted Cruz Responds to the Question: Why Should Atheists Vote for You?

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.

That may seem silly given the religious conservatism of the Republican field, but it’s an important question.

His most recent exchange was with Sen. Ted Cruz. Justin told me he asked his question right after Cruz “worked the crowd into a frenzy with some anti-Obama, anti-Hillary, pro-gun, pro-God rhetoric.”

The crowd went silent when he began his question with, “I’m an atheist…”

So how did Cruz respond? Why should atheists vote for him? See for yourself:

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Mark Zuckerberg, in Five Words, Reminds Us of the Importance of Vaccines

It’s so easy to dislike someone with Mark Zuckerberg‘s wealth or influence, but hats off to the guy. Not only did he pledge to give away the bulk of his fortune, he made sure to tell the world that his newborn daughter’s getting vaccinated:

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