Hobby Lobby: We Don’t Want to Cover the Morning-After Pill for Our Employees

The evangelical Christian owner of the Hobby Lobby craft store chain says he doesn’t want his employees’ health insurance to cover certain kinds of birth control because… I guess he figures they can just make their own using the store’s products? CEO David Green and his family actually filed a federal lawsuit (PDF) yesterday against [Read More…]

The Ultimate Pro-Life Status Symbol: A ‘Snowflake Child’

When you take an extreme position to its logical conclusion, very strange things can happen. Nowhere is this more evident than on the extreme end of the pro-life movement. We start with a premise: A fertilized egg is fundamentally equal to an infant. If you accept this premise fully, truly without reservations or cognitive dissonance, [Read More…]

The Mind of Mark Driscoll

When I saw this, I was surprised: Mark Driscoll has thoughts?! (via nakedpastor) [Read more…]

If You Attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville…

Now that the public Christian prayers before home football games have been stopped at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, some locals are worrying that the church/state separationistas will go after the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (a.k.a. The Home That Peyton Manning Built) for doing the same thing: “We wouldn’t have the capability to go [Read More…]

Former Evangelical Leader Opens Up About How He Was Shunned After Saying He Supported Civil Unions

In 2008, Richard Cizik, the vice-president for governmental relations at the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), made a mistake. He told the truth. In an interview with Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, he said this about his attitude toward gay marriage: “I’m shifting, I have to admit. In other words, I would willingly say [Read More…]