Justice Antonin Scalia Tells Audience That the Constitution Favors Religion Over Atheism

Earlier today, speaking at Archbishop Rummel High School in Louisiana, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told the audience that religious neutrality had no basis in the Constitution.

That doesn’t mean one religion can be promoted over another, he explained, but that belief in God can absolutely be promoted over atheism:

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A To-Do List for Atheists in 2016

Michael Nugent, chairperson of Atheist Ireland, has a short list of big challenges he’d like to see atheists tackle in the coming year.

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To No One’s Surprise, Donald Trump is Now Being Used in a Terrorist Recruitment Video

Yes, we know Hillary Clinton was wrong when she said in a debate that ISIS was using Donald Trump in propaganda videos. But her error was mostly one of timing.

We’re now learning that a Somalian Al-Qaeda affiliate known as Al-Shabaab is indeed using Trump’s comments about how Muslims need to be banned from entering the United States as a recruitment tool:

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Book Featuring Jewish-Arab Love Story Banned in Israeli Classrooms

A Romeo and Juliet-like story featuring a Palestinian artist and an Israeli academic has been banned from the classroom by Israel’s government.

Dorit Rabinyan‘s book Gader Haya, known in English as Borderlife, won’t be included in the high school curriculum despite a push from teachers:

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The Problem with Conservative Christians and “Religious Liberty”

When it comes down to it, conservative Christians just don’t want to follow the laws they don’t like. They won’t come right out and say that, though. That’s why, when you listen to people like Gov. Mike Huckabee defending Kim Davis, you’ll see how self-contradictory their arguments really are.

Here’s an excellent look at this kind of flawed logic:

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