Iowa Governor and Cedar Rapids Mayor Both Issue “Day of Reason” Proclamations

Before the National Day of Reason ends, one last bit of good news.

In Iowa, both Governor Terry Branstad and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbet issued separate Day of Reason proclamations!

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Feds Want Large Signs Gone from Oklahoma Highways. Somehow, That’s an Attack on Religious Freedom

There’s a rule when it comes to signs on the sides of the road in Oklahoma: They can’t exceed a certain square footage or else the state gets in trouble.

But state officials have tried to sidestep that law for a while now. Over the past decade, they’ve asked the federal government for exemptions on the size rule when it comes to non-profit groups, including churches. (So really, this has always been about churches.)

They even passed a law a few years ago allowing non-profits (so… churches) to post bigger signs on the side of the road.

Now the government is clamping down on this overreach:

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Ben Carson: I Aced My College Chemistry Final Because God Gave Me All the Answers in a Dream

Earlier today, at the official National Day of Prayer breakfast in Washington, D.C., GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson — a neurosurgeon by trade — explained how he passed his chemistry final during his first semester at Yale University:

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Christian Mother Admits the National Day of Prayer is Just Another Way to Promote Her Faith Over All Others

Amy Julia Becker, an evangelical Christian herself, knows full well that the people promoting the National Day of Prayer don’t give a rat’s ass about Jews, Muslims, Hindus, or any other faith other than their own:

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See? Republicans Aren’t Anti-Science!

So that’s how the GOP plans to spin its reputation…

(via Chris Weyant at the New Yorker)

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