The Texas Supreme Court Will Soon Decide if Bible Banners at High School Football Games Are Legal

In 2013, the Kountze High School cheerleaders won a lawsuit that said they could hold up banners with Bible verses on them to support the football team:

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Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) Won’t Pay Dues to GOP Unless They Stop Supporting Gay Candidates

You know you’re a bigot when even other Republicans say you’re too anti-gay.

That’s the case with Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), who decided he will no longer pay dues to the National Republican Congressional Committee unless they stop promoting gay candidates. (Because, yes, they exist, even in the GOP.)

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Social Media Accounts Show That Lafayette Shooter Defended Westboro Baptist Church and Hated Liberals

It’s still early in the search for a motive for what happened in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater last night, but details are starting to emerge about the man who killed two innocent people and injured several more.

We now know that 59-year-old John Russell Houser (a.k.a. Rusty Houser, below) spent some time in a mental health facility and was evicted from his home over a year ago. Also, according to his social media accounts, Houser appeared to be a conservative Christian on the fringe of both groups:

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In Stirring Sermon, Black Preacher Points Out Hypocrisy of the Church on Issue of Homosexuality

This could have gone a lot of horrible ways… but Pastor Dewey Smith surprised me, going after the hypocrisy of those in the Christian church who condemn homosexuality while ignoring their own “sins.” It just gets better as it goes along…

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Appeals Court Says Pharmacy Owners in Washington (State) Must Fill Prescriptions Despite Their Religious Views

In a welcome development yesterday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that pharmacies in Washington (State) must fill patients’ prescriptions even if the owner has religious objections. While individual pharmacists are still allowed to say no, someone else must do the work on their behalf without delay.

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