“In God We Trust” Signs Now Adorn Kentucky State Capitol Rooms

When Kentucky legislators begin meeting again next week, each subcommittee will gather in one of 11 rooms with new symbols hanging on the walls: The state seal adorned with the phrase “In God We Trust”:



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Seven States Ban Atheists from Holding Public Office

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how seven states ban atheists from holding public office, even if those laws are unenforceable.



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Argentinian President Adopts Seventh Son of Jewish Family in Order to Counteract Werewolf Curse

There is a legend in Argentina that a family’s seventh son in a row will become a werewolf.

While it sounds like little more than a scary story, it was so fervently believed that it could actually entail deadly consequences for seventh sons.

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What Chinese Christians Got For Christmas: Another Police-State Crackdown on Their Faith

There’s little or no freedom of religion for Chinese Christians:

Two days before Christmas, members of a rural Christian congregation in the eastern city of Wenzhou welded some pieces of metal into a cross and hoisted it onto the top of their worship hall to replace one that was forcibly removed in October. Within an hour, township officials and uniformed men barged onto the church ground and tore down the cross. … Provincial authorities have toppled crosses from more than 400 churches, and even razed some worship halls in a province-wide crackdown on building code violations.

Many Christians say their faith has been singled out because authorities, wary of its rapid growth, are seeking to curb its spread. …



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Indian Tribe Erects “Jesus Christ is Lord on the Crow Nation” Sign

In a move that would be right at home in the GOP, the Crow Nation tribe last year passed a resolution “proclaiming Jesus Christ as Lord”:

The Crow Constitution protects “full exercise of religion,” but, unlike the U.S. Constitution, does not contain a clause that prevents the government from the establishment of religion.

“As a sovereign nation, we’re not bound by separation of church and state,” said [legislator Conrad J.] Stewart, who penned the resolution. “People are afraid to say, ‘Jesus,’ in the political arena…”

And now, they’ve gone a step further by putting up a 33-foot sign saying “Jesus Christ is Lord on the Crow Nation.”

Because Jesus won’t know it unless He can see the sign from miles away.



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