Help a Teenage Atheist Kicked Out of Her Mormon Home

Kaitlyn M. is a 19-year-old atheist who was recently kicked out of her Mormon parents’ home. She’s struggling to make ends meet and began a fundraiser to get some help.

David Smalley of Dogma Debate spoke with her yesterday, and her story is one that I’m sure a lot of you (unfortunately) can relate to.



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Christian Right Leader Tony Perkins: Religious Liberties Don’t Apply to Muslims

On his radio show Monday, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins explained that Dr. Ben Carson was right when he said Islam was inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution and that’s why Muslims couldn’t serve as President.

Perkins went on to say Islam is more than just a religion (and his isn’t?):



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Kentucky Christians Rally Outside Courthouse to Defend Portrait of Jesus

For decades now, Kentucky’s Breathitt County Courthouse has featured a painting of Jesus that the artist says cannot be removed:



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Ecuador’s Got Talent Judges Scold 16-Year-Old Singer for Being an Atheist

On Sunday night, during an episode of Ecuador’s Got Talent (similar to the U.S. version), 16-year-old Carolina Peña hoped her singing abilities would propel her to the next round of competition.

Instead of getting critiqued on her performance, though, the young atheist received multiple lectures on how she needed to believe in God.

The video below is in Spanish (a very rough translation is below), but the look on her face says it all:



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The Associated Press Will Stop Referring to Climate Change Doubters as “Skeptics”

Sen. James Inhofe is frequently referred to as a “skeptic” of climate change. But he’s more accurately a “denier” of it.

Skepticism is generally a good thing. We should be skeptical when people believe things that may not be true. But when the science is solid and the evidence points in one direction, raising questions about the efficacy of vaccines or human contribution to climate change only confuses the public. At that point, you’re not just asking questions. You’re denying reality.

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