New Study Shows That, on Hot-Button Issues, Most American Catholics Disagree with Catholicism

A new study by the Public Religion Research Institute in partnership with Religion News Service is called “The Francis Effect? U.S. Catholic Attitudes on Pope Francis, the Catholic Church, and American Politics”… but it really should be called “Why the hell are all of you still Catholic?”

It turns out that on some of the most hot-button social issues of our time — like marriage equality and abortion rights — American Catholics are virtually indistinguishable from the general public on their views. That means they’re going against what the Church wants them to believe:



[Read more…]

Pat Robertson: Today’s Stock Market Crash Happened Because God is Angry About Abortion

Did you hear about how the stock market took a huge dive this morning?

If you didn’t, that’s okay. We have Pat Robertson around to explain why it happened. It involved President Obama, Planned Parenthood, and whatever else Robertson spouts out when he can’t think of anything logical to say.



[Read more…]

Planned Parenthood Protest Countered by Satanic Temple Milk-Pouring Demonstration

As much as I’ve written about The Satanic Temple, I won’t claim to understand their beliefs other than to say Satan has little to do with it. I just know that whenever they show up, the Religious Right squirms because they still haven’t figured out how to respond to a religion they just don’t agree with.

Yesterday, several anti-abortion groups staged protests outside Planned Parenthoods all across the country. I’m sure they expected to have shouting matches with pro-choicers… but at one location in Michigan, the protesters were dumbstruck when local Satanic Temple members came by to stage a unique counter-protest of their own involving several gallons of milk being poured on two women:



[Read more…]

Anti-Abortion, Pro-Abstinence Stickers Can Now Be Found in Arizona District’s Science Books

If you’re a high school student in Arizona, good luck to you this year. According to one parent, her son had to place this sticker inside his science textbook:



[Read more…]

Christian Pastor (Who’s Bad at Math): Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Eliminate the National Debt

We know fundamentalist Christian pastors can’t do science. Turns out they can’t do math either.

The U.S. national debt is well over $18 trillion ($18,350,000,000,000 and counting).

Pastor Craig Conner of First Baptist Church in Panama City, Florida thinks we could wipe it out entirely if the government would just defund Planned Parenthood… which receives $540 million of taxpayer money each year (none of which goes toward abortions).



[Read more…]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X