Same-sex marriage could become legal in Illinois very soon if the state Senate votes the right way today — Governor Pat Quinn said he would support such a bill — and conservative Christian groups like the Illinois Family Institute are freaking out.
They love to talk about how they “love the sinner, hate the sin,” but in a recent piece by IFI’s Laurie Higgins, she demonstrates that love in the most Godly way possible (i.e. It’s non-existent).
Here’s one of the things she’s worried about if gay marriage becomes legal in our state (emphases mine): [Read more...]
Yesterday, self-plagiarist and quotation-maker-upper Jonah Lehrer delivered a $20,000 speech to the Knight Foundation. He’s been criticized left and right for the #Humblebrag of a talk (in which he says he just needs a stricter set of rules so that he knows the difference between right and wrong)… but I actually liked a part of his speech where he (accurately) quoted Charles Darwin: [Read more...]
Gallup has just released their annual list of the most and least religious states in the country and there’s no real change from the past.
The most religious states (darker green in the map below) are in the same order from last year… while the least religious states (lighter green) gained Hawaii but lost New York:
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