Bobby Jindal Warns That Secularism Will Destroy Religious Freedom

Remember when Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal warned Republicans about being the “stupid party“? As we’ve know by now, that seems to have been more of a “do as I say” moment since Jindal’s own actions haven’t lived up to the rebranding he was going for.

On Tuesday, Jindal and conservative talk show host Steve Deace were discussing whether or not the political climate had progressed to a point where it was “too late” for America. Based on their experience at the Iowa “Pastors and Pews” event, they didn’t think they were there yet.

There was still hope, Deace felt, because he had seen so many attendees who were “anxious to fight as long as a general… arises to sort of lead the way.”

Jindal agreed, although he said, “the stakes are high, and it’s bigger than we realize.” How so? Well, along with the national debt, he warned of the “dangers” of the Affordable Care Act and EPA regulations. But there was something even scarier to the governor than clean air or healthcare access for the poor. Much scarier.

You see, the true monster lurking in the closet of presidential misdeeds is…

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Why Did Rep. Justin Harris Abandon the Little Girls He’d Adopted? Easy: They Were Possessed By Demons

More details are emerging about Arkansas Rep. Justin Harris and his botched adoption of two young girls.

Last week, we learned that Harris and his wife Marsha gave the siblings, four and six years old, away (the euphemism used was “rehomed”) to a couple, Eric and Stacey Francis. Eric Francis promptly raped the six-year-old and is now serving a 40-year prison term.

But what possessed State Representative Harris, who is also the owner of a Christian preschool, to get rid of the girls after they’d spent just 14 months with him and his family?

It’s not what possessed him; it’s what possessed them, we learn via a followup investigative piece in Arkansas Times. As in, demons. Demons so bad, an exorcist had to be called in.

No doubt, the children were challenging to raise, having come from a broken home where meth was present, and where the oldest sister had been sexually assaulted by her father. The Arkansas Times describes their early years as “suffering through a staggering sequence of chaos and abuse.” Psychological damage is understandable and likely in such cases, as is acting out. But apparently, the Harrises experienced something way beyond that. One of the troubled girls crushed a family pet to death, a guinea pig, Harris claims.

And so it began.

Multiple sources who interacted with the family confirmed [the] account that the Harrises believed the children were possessed, and another source close to the family said that Marsha Harris spoke openly about the supposed demonic possession.

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Wooden Sign Featuring Old Testament Verse Will Return to Michigan Park… Alongside a Useless Disclaimer

For most of the past 50 years, if you walked into Hager Park in Jenison, Michigan, you might have seen this sign near the picnic shelter:

It’s an Old Testament verse, Psalm 19:1:

“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork.”

Obviously, that sign has no business in a public park…

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Judge Dismisses American Atheists’ Lawsuit Against Ten Commandments Monument on Oklahoma Capitol Grounds

Oklahoma officials decided to put a Ten Commandments monument on Capitol grounds in 2012 and the decision has been coming back to bite them ever since.

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Fox News Discusses if Terminally-ill Cancer Patient Who Wants to End Her Life is Cowardly

In June of last year, Christy O’Donnell was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. By time it was discovered, the cancer had spread to her brain and tumors had developed in one lung. Over the course of a number of treatments, O’Donnell, a Los Angeles attorney, has extended her initial prognosis, but death is the inevitable outcome.

Her doctor told her she is likely to die by “drowning in her own fluids” from her lung cancer, she says.

O’Donnell is campaigning for end-of-life rights in her home state, so that, when the time comes, she can die on her own terms with her daughter at her side. She is working with the same group, Compassion and Choices, that helped publicize Brittany Maynard‘s story last year.

On Sunday, Fox & Friends discussed O’Donnell’s situation with Father Jonathan Morris. Host Anna Kooiman posed this question:

Well now a single mother in California with terminal cancer is campaigning for the very same right, to end her battle at home with her daughter. But is this plan, is it a brave plan or a cowardly plan?

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