The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted, 98-1, that climate change was real and not a hoax. The vote came after Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) added the amendment to a bill seeking to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.
Senate Votes 98-1 That Climate Change is Real, but Can’t Agree That It’s Influenced by Human Activity
While Fox News has already apologized for wrongly saying Paris has “no-go zones” for non-Muslims, Christian Right leader Tony Perkins was still spreading the misinformation yesterday.
He said there were “700 no-go zones” in France, adding that Dearborn (Michigan) and Minneapolis were American cities that had been taken over by Sharia law.
That led Rep. Keith Ellison, who represents a large part of Minneapolis and happens to be one of two Muslims in Congress, to send Perkins a lovely Twitter smackdown in the form of an invitation to come visit his city:
Mike Huckabee Wants to Protect Us from Our Secular Theocracy (Which Has Zero Openly-Atheist Elected Officials)
You know what the problem with our government is? Too few Christians. It’s a secular theocracy, really. I mean, with all those atheists in public office, it’s a wonder Christians still have any rights.
That’s just a sampling of what Mike Huckabee said to host James Robison on today’s episode of Life Today, as he explained why he was thinking about running for President:
Canadian Groups Will Hand Out “Get Out of That ‘Mandatory’ Religion Class!” Cards to Catholic School Students
There are Catholic schools in Ontario that are publicly-funded, yet offer classes in religious doctrine. High school students are allowed to get out of those classes with their parents’ permission — but very few people know that.
Now, some secular groups are trying to change that.