New TV Show Will Highlight Modern-Day Miracles… (Because Trying to Explain Them Would Require Thought)

Looks like TLC will soon be airing a show that’s the antithesis of Mythbusters.

Instead of trying to get to the bottom of various myths — that takes too much work — Answered Prayers will just assume that whatever unexplained coincidences people share with them are part of God’s Master Plan.



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A Former Quiverfull Mother Explains Why She Left the Lifestyle

Last week, we posted an interview with Vyckie Garrison, the founding editor of No Longer Qivering (a website based upon the “quiverfull” lifestyle that she left years ago).

Seth Andrews just released a powerful video of her describing the difficulties of that culture and why she had to get out:



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Atheist Comedian Eddie Izzard: I’m Running for Mayor of London in 2020

Well, if an atheist wants to run for elected office, doing it overseas is probably a good bet.

Comedian Eddie Izzard (who performed at the 2012 Reason Rally) said in an interview that he plans to run for Mayor of London in 2020:



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Michigan Law Now Lets State-Funded Faith-Based Adoption Agencies Discriminate Against Gay Parents

Yesterday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder sign into law a trio of bills allowing religious adoption agencies that contract with the state to say to prospective parents, “You can’t adopt this child because you’re gay.”



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Franklin Graham: I’m Not a Hypocrite for Taking My Money to a Gay-Friendly Bank

Over the past few days, we’ve all been having fun pointing and laughing at Christian embarrassment Franklin Graham for taking his money out of Wells Fargo bank for using a gay couple in its ads… and moving it to North Carolina-based BB&T bank, which just so happens to be even more supportive of LGBT rights.

Hilarious. (Seriously, just watch the last 30 seconds of this Rachel Maddow clip.)

Now, Graham says he’s totally not a hypocrite, writing in USA Today that none of this caught him by surprise at all:

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