Anti-Gay Christian Lawmakers in Michigan Planned Male Prostitute Hoax to Cover Up Their Own Affair

The only reason I’m familiar with State Rep. Todd Courser is because, two months ago, he introduced legislation that would (among other things) require marriage licenses to be signed by a religious leader — atheists be damned. He did all he could to get in the way of gay marriages.

Now, I have a much more interesting reason for knowing who he is…



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Texas Judge Tells Man to Get Married and Write Down Bible Verses or He’s Going to Jail

Randall Rogers, a Smith County (Texas) judge, issued a strange punishment to someone who got caught up in a fight.

It started when 20-year-old Josten Bundy punched out his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend:



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Ignorant Christian Pastor Blames “Evolution” and Secularism for Murder of “55 Million Children”

Over the weekend, Pastor Matthew Hagee spoke to his father’s Cornerstone Church congregation about the Planned Parenthood videos, Cecil the Lion, and evolution.

You won’t be surprised to learn there was a lot of bullshit involved.



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A Fourth Atheist Blogger Has Been Hacked to Death in Bangladesh

For the fourth time since the beginning of the year, an atheist blogger has been killed in Bangladesh.

Following Dr. Avijit Roy in February, Washiqur Rahman in March, and Ananta Bijoy Das in May — and apparently a brief respite during Ramadan — tragedy struck again yesterday in Dhaka when 40-year-old Niloy Chatterjee, an organizer of Science and Rationalists’ Association of India, was assassinated.

Chatterjee (who often wrote as Niloy Neel) was found decapitated in his home, with his hands cut off. His assailants (between four and six of them depending on which report you read) apparently got entry into his apartment by posing as tenants.



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What We Can Learn from Jon Stewart

Last night, Jon Stewart ended his brilliant run at The Daily Show, but not before delivering a short monologue on the importance of calling out bullshit:



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