Secular Australian Group Apologizes for Creationist Ken Ham

In anticipation of Tuesday’s debate between Creationist Ken Ham and Bill Nye the Science Guy, the Secular Coalition of Australia (SECOA) wants to send a message to Bill:

They’re sorry.

Really, really sorry.

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This is Why Elevation Church is the Best Place to Work

Yesterday, the Museum Of Idolatry blog posted an image listing the reasons Elevation Church — home of Pastor Steven “No One Can Know My Salary” Furtick — is the best place to work. While most of the list is what you’d expect from a church, some of the items reek of Pastor Worship.

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North Carolina High School Football Coach Has To Be Told to Stop Baptizing Players

Here’s a question for you: Why would a high school football team’s Twitter feed include a picture of a mass baptism… followed by someone thanking the team’s coach for his faith and leadership?

And why would that same coach lead his team in a rally that ends with, “Let’s thank the big guy in the sky”?

Answer: Because Coach Hal Capps of Mooresville High School in North Carolina doesn’t seem to know the difference between church and the workplace.

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David Barton, Who Makes a Living Telling Historical Lies, is Now Spreading Statistical Ones

Christian pseudohistorian David Barton used to be a math teacher. But at some point, he transitioned into teaching history, another subject he knew next to nothing about. Today, he goes around miseducating everyone he comes into contact with.

His inability to be a credible historian is well-documented to the point where a book he wrote was pulled from shelves by his Christian publishers for containing too many lies.

And earlier this month, Barton was shown telling a crowd that he speaks to more than 600 different groups a year… despite working all day long on his ranch during the summer.

But his inability to interpret statistics properly is now coming to light and every new example is just a delight to behold.

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South Dakota Republicans Propose Bill to Promote Intelligent Design in School — and Protect Those Who Teach It

There’s a simple reason Intelligent Design and its unwanted cousin Creationism aren’t taught in public schools: They’re not science. It has nothing to do with some “anti-Christian” agenda on the part of administrators or teachers.

But the way South Dakota Senate Bill 112 reads, you’d think teachers were under attack for doing the right thing. Instead, the bill would allow teachers to preach Intelligent Design despite the fact that it’s essentially synonymous with pushing religion in the classroom:

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