Texans Oppose Muslim Cemetery for All Sorts of Racist, Ignorant Reasons

This is what Islamophobia actually looks like.

In Farmersville, Texas, just outside of Dallas, there’s a proposal by the Islamic Association of Collin County to build a cemetery in the town. That shouldn’t be a concern. After all, there are Catholic cemeteries all over the place and you’ll never hear a single complaint about them.

But, you know, Muslims are brown. So. Um… logic.



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After Coaches Repeatedly Push Christianity on Players, Georgia School District Will Pay Costly Penalty

Last year, we learned about a public high school football team that was just overwhelmingly infused with religion. And there was proof.

Like a picture of a team prayer (that included coaches):



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Professor Resigns from Christian College After It Mandates Acceptance of Young Earth Creationism

A couple of years ago, Bryan College in Tennessee (a Christian school) altered its Statement of Faith to say that the Earth was created a few thousand years ago. If professors couldn’t admit they were Young Earth Creationists, then they could find another job.

It’s bad enough for a school to fire faculty members who accept basic science, but to also kick out Creationist professors who didn’t buy in to the Ken Ham-approved timeline? That’s some crazy level of fundamentalism.

Bethel College in Indiana is now heading down a similar path.



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A Compilation of Christopher Hitchens’ Best Jokes

Here’s a compilation of Christopher Hitchens‘ best jokes. And you know there’s plenty of material…



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If You Want to Defund Planned Parenthood, Think Through the Consequences First

Planned Parenthood, which is constantly under fire from conservatives who treat it like a giant abortionplex, provides an incredible number of services that are not-at-all controversial. If anti-abortion advocates ever got their wish and Planned Parenthood shut down entirely, a lot of women would struggle finding health care as comprehensive and affordable. We’ve already seen that happenĀ in certain places and the consequences are devastating.

Anyone who suggests otherwise is delusional.

Now check out what happens when Dianna E. Anderson explains all of that to Christian journalist Jonathan Merritt:

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