Judge Rules Against Atheists in Case Involving Nativity Scene Outside Indiana Courthouse

Back in December, I wrote about a Nativity Scene in Brookville, Indiana that had been up for over 50 years, despite warning letters (over the course of several years) from the Freedom From Religion Foundation to take it down.

The display, which was owned by the Town of Brookville, sat on the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse.



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The United Nations Defends Saudi Arabian Head of Human Rights Panel, with Good Reason

Earlier this week, media outlets began reporting that Faisal bin Hassan Trad, a representative from Saudi Arabia (of all places), had been appointed to a major leadership position for the United Nations’ Human Rights Council.

I repeat: Someone from a country known for its human rights abuses would now head up a panel for the Human Rights Council.

The panel Trad would head up has a lot of power when it comes to choosing human rights appointees anywhere in the world where the UN has a mandate.

The outrage was quick and harsh. You can understand why. After all, we’re talking about a nation that has killed more than 100 people this year alone, most by beheading. Ali Mohammed al-Nimr is also set to be beheaded and crucified very soon.

The wife of Raif Badawi, who is currently awaiting his 1,000-lashes punishment for insulting Islam, even said that the appointment was “a green light to start flogging [him] again.”

But in the past couple of days, we’ve received more information on what the United Nations was thinking.

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Missouri Sheriff: If Officer Doesn’t Like “In God We Trust” on Police Cars, He Can Find Another Job

The Greene County (Missouri) Sheriff’s Department is one of several around the country that’s slapping “In God We Trust” stickers on all police cars. Like all the other Christian leaders who lie about the real reason they’re doing this, Sheriff Jim Arnott says this has nothing whatsoever to do with Jesus:



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Kim Davis Won’t Say if Muslims in Her Shoes Should Also Get Religious Exemptions at Work

The last time she gave an interview, Kim Davis said she was good at her job and totally not a hypocrite.

How’d she do last night against Megyn Kelly of Fox News Channel?

As expected, Davis was still playing the persecution card. But the most telling moment may have been when Kelly (a lawyer herself) asked Davis how she’d respond to a hypothetical Catholic or Muslim in her shoes who also wanted a religious accommodation to deny a different kind of couple a marriage license.

Davis responded by completely avoiding the question:



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Christian Right Leader Tony Perkins: Religious Liberties Don’t Apply to Muslims

On his radio show Monday, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins explained that Dr. Ben Carson was right when he said Islam was inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution and that’s why Muslims couldn’t serve as President.

Perkins went on to say Islam is more than just a religion (and his isn’t?):



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