It Took a Polite Request Followed by a Lawsuit to Get This Public School to Stop Praying

What does it look like when Christianity is just ingrained in a public school?

At Swainsboro Primary School in Georgia last year, two teachers (kindergarten and first grade) led their students in prayer before the kids had lunch. There was just an automatic assumption that all the kids came from a religious background, even though that wasn’t the case at all. But when one family said something to the principal, the situation didn’t get any better:



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In Norway, An App That Makes Leaving Faith Easier Has Led to a Massive Decline in Church Membership

In Norway, where the Catholic Church currently owes the government more than $5 million for “fraudulently registering thousands of people on its membership lists,” it appears that thousands of people are breaking free from religion.

More than 11,000 people have resigned from church membership this year, a new record. And it’s not just because the Catholic Church is shooting itself in the foot.



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Evangelist Wants to Know If You’d Say “Yes, I’m a Christian” with a Gun to Your Head

Vertical-video-addict and Christian evangelist Joshua Feuerstein, last seen getting humiliated on national television, is back with his latest lie.

He believes all nine of the victims of the Oregon college shooting were Christian martyrs who died because they had the courage to admit their faith to the gunman. We’ve posted repeatedly about how that wasn’t the case at all. A couple of the victims were decidedly non-religious and the ones who were Christian did not appear to be killed because of their faith. None of that takes away from the tragedy of the situation, of course, but it’s a lie to claim this was an anti-Christian attack.

Not that Feuerstein ever cared about honesty. Christian persecution is his currency and he’s always cashing in. In his latest video, he asks viewers if they would have the courage to say “Yes, I’m a Christian” with a gun to their head. Because that’s how society works now.



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Progressives Need to Stop Idolizing Pope Francis

Pope Francis made waves in 2013 when he said, while talking to reporters, “If someone is gay and searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” On the surface, this looked like a huge win for Progressives, since a major religious leader — if not the major religious leader — had just publicly said that he would not judge gay people.

Well, this wasn’t exactly the case.



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California Governor Signs Into Law Merciful Right-to-Die Legislation

Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill allowing mentally competent, terminally ill patients to end life on their own terms, using drugs prescribed by their doctors.

We should all be glad he signed it.

There are religious conservatives who think taking your own life is an affront to God and that you have to let nature run its course — even when you’re deathly sick, in constant pain, and have no hope for recovery. They think the God who inflicted that pain upon you should be allowed to torture you as long as He wants.

Could they be any more cruel?

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