Professor Resigns from Christian College After It Mandates Acceptance of Young Earth Creationism

A couple of years ago, Bryan College in Tennessee (a Christian school) altered its Statement of Faith to say that the Earth was created a few thousand years ago. If professors couldn’t admit they were Young Earth Creationists, then they could find another job.

It’s bad enough for a school to fire faculty members who accept basic science, but to also kick out Creationist professors who didn’t buy in to the Ken Ham-approved timeline? That’s some crazy level of fundamentalism.

Bethel College in Indiana is now heading down a similar path.

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A Compilation of Christopher Hitchens’ Best Jokes

Here’s a compilation of Christopher Hitchens‘ best jokes. And you know there’s plenty of material…

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If You Want to Defund Planned Parenthood, Think Through the Consequences First

Planned Parenthood, which is constantly under fire from conservatives who treat it like a giant abortionplex, provides an incredible number of services that are not-at-all controversial. If anti-abortion advocates ever got their wish and Planned Parenthood shut down entirely, a lot of women would struggle finding health care as comprehensive and affordable. We’ve already seen that happen in certain places and the consequences are devastating.

Anyone who suggests otherwise is delusional.

Now check out what happens when Dianna E. Anderson explains all of that to Christian journalist Jonathan Merritt:

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Donald Trump Has No Idea How to Speak to the GOP’s Religious Base

Donald Trump is a horrible Presidential candidate for a lot of obvious reasons, but I haven’t heard many people discussing just how bad he is at pandering to the religious GOP base.

Yesterday, during the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, he tried reaching out to the evangelical crowd. It was obvious, though, that he has no idea what he’s doing:

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ABC’s What Would You Do? Features Angry Atheist Yelling at Praying Family in a Restaurant

If you haven’t seen ABC’s show What Would You Do? — and you won’t want to after this — the premise is pretty self-explanatory. As the show’s website states, it “establishes everyday scenarios and then captures people’s reactions.” So you might see a segment in which an actor clearly steals an item from a store… and the cameras zoom in on the other customers to see how they react: Do they tell someone or do they ignore it? You get the idea.

On Friday night, the show started out just fine. A military vet went to purchase diapers for his baby, but the cashier told him his credit card was declined. Will anyone help the poor soldier?! (Spoiler: They will! Yay America!)

But the next segment took a strange turn.

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