Oklahoma Legislator Introduces Yet Another Bill to Permit Teaching of Creationism in Public Schools

Oklahoma State Senator Josh Brecheen has been trying since 2010 to push Creationism into the state’s public schools, and his latest attempt, SB 1322, hides its true intentions by calling for the creation of the “Oklahoma Science Education Act.”

It’s a Science Education Act that would miseducate students about science.

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Here’s what the bill, which was introduced yesterday, says:

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In Colombia, Video Supposedly Shows Man Taken Over by Godly Spirit Before He Can Stab Priest

You should always be skeptical when a godly “miracle” gets caught on camera. Sometimes, people are just misinterpreting what they’re seeing; sometimes, people are just being deceived.

The latest viral video in this genre apparently catches a man who’s about to stab a priest at the Pentecostal IPUC Bosa church in Bogota, Colombia. But just as he gets up to do the deed, he falls to the floor in convulsions as if God is stopping him.

You can see the video below; the relevant portion begins at the 4:18 mark:

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Marco Rubio is Now Using His Conversation with an Atheist to Raise Money for His Campaign

A few days ago, reader Justin Scott, an Iowan who has been spending a lot of time asking Presidential candidates what they’d do to protect the rights of atheists and separation of church and state, asked Sen. Marco Rubio a question: Why should atheists vote for him, especially when he’s putting out Jesus-loving ads like this one?

Rubio gave a response that doubled-down on his faith, saying only that atheists had a right to believe what they wanted. As if that were ever in doubt.

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Anyway, Rubio sent out an email to his supporters this morning linking them to video of that exchange… and asking for more donations. Because Je$u$.

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Don’t Believe the Headlines; 10% of College Grads Don’t Think Judge Judy is a Supreme Court Justice

A lot of prominent websites recently reported on a survey that revealed a crisis in civic education.

The headlines were all variations on this: “10% of college graduates believe Judge Judy is on the Supreme Court!”

That’s disturbing… but it’s not exactly true.

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Donald Trump Acknowledges Bible Verse Blunder, Then Blames it on Christian Right Leader

During his visit to Liberty University this week, Donald Trump reached out to the evangelical crowd by bungling a Bible verse. Instead of referring to the verse as coming from “Second Corinthians,” as its commonly pronounced, Trump actually said the number 2. And got mocked like hell for it by the media.

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Yesterday, Trump went on the defensive, blaming Christian Right leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council for leading him astray:

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