Oklahoma Legislators Almost Asked President Obama to Condemn Dead Christians

Of course President Obama condemns violence against people of faith (and no faith, for that matter).

Of course he does. I’m sure every elected official would.

But Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern — a Republican, in case you had any doubt — wants it in writing.

So she submitted House Resolution 1022 to make it official:

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Finally, God Gets the Blame in a Football Loss

We see so many press conferences with athletes giving thanks to God, even though their workout routines and long practices, and coaches’ input probably played a role in the victory.

So it’s nice to finally see an athlete blame God in a loss:

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Arizona Christians Work Together… To Destroy the One Progressive Church in the Area

If there’s one thing conservative Christians despise more than atheists, it’s “progressive” Christians, the kind of people who don’t always vote Republican or assume gay people getting married will lead to the downfall of society.

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A Judge Dismissed Their Lawsuit, but Atheists Won the Ability to Officiate Weddings in Minnesota County

Last year, the Center For Inquiry won a lawsuit against the state of Indiana, giving non-religious people who were Secular Celebrants the ability to officiate weddings.

Before they stepped in, the only way an atheist could officiate was to direct the marrying couple to someone else to solemnize the wedding immediately afterwards, become a “minister” via a site like the Universal Life Church, or get certified by a group founded by Quakers.

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Dan Savage’s New Sitcom, Featuring an Irish Catholic Family, Looks Very Promising

You may have heard that ABC picked up a sitcom for next season loosely based on the life of sex-columnist/writer Dan Savage. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but the trailer for The Real O’Neals just came out and I have to say: It looks pretty good as far as sitcoms are concerned. It has plenty of elements to explore if it can stay on the air for a while.

Every member of the Irish Catholic family at the center of the series has some sort of closeted secret: The son is gay, the parents are considering a divorce, etc. All of which should drive the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue and One Million Moms crazy. And isn’t that really the whole goal of sitcoms nowadays?

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