Indiana Reporters Can’t Understand Why Local Groups Are on Christian Right’s “Bigotry Map”

By now, you’re all familiar with the American Family Association’s “Bigotry Map” — which is supposed to be a visual reminder of groups that are anti-Christian, but is really a collection of groups that simply aren’t Christians. Same thing, to them.

There have been a couple of instances of reporters trying to understand why local groups were included on the map, and they always come up empty.

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Creationist Ken Ham Explains Why Childbirth is Painful, Ignoring All Scientific Evidence in the Process

About a month ago, Professor Scott Simpson from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine’s Department of Anatomy gave a lecture about childbirth that sounded fascinating:



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Well, This Was a Pleasant Surprise

You know, after panning Ray Comfort‘s anti-gay movie Audacity, and pointing out that his stars are actually supportive of LGBT rights, and describing the movie in painstaking detail during our podcast… you’d think Comfort would be unhappy with us.

And then, yesterday, my podcast co-host Jessica received a lovely gift basket from him:



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Cool Experiment: Where Does a Basketball with Backspin End Up When You Drop It from 415 Feet in the Air?

And you thought jocks and nerds couldn’t get along? Check out what happens when you drop a basketball from the 415-foot-high Gordon Dam in Tasmania… and give it some backspin:



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A Glimpse Into the Life of a Child Raised as a Jehovah’s Witness

In a short film called Dios por el Cuello (God by the Neck), director José Trigueiros shows you what it’s like to grow up as a Jehovah’s Witness, unable to attend birthday parties and being used as a pawn to advance the Church’s agenda.

It’s in Spanish but includes English subtitles:



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