Virginia State Senator’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Allow Students to Opt Out of Learning About Evolution

It turns out the amendment would allow Christian invocations during government meetings.

It could also theoretically allow students to opt out of learning about evolution if it contradicted their religious beliefs. [Read more...]

More Christian Overreactions (and Sensible Responses) to the Louie Giglio Debacle

In the aftermath of Pastor Louie Giglio withdrawing the offer to deliver the benediction prayer at President Obama‘s inauguration, a lot of Christians online have weighed in on whether he was pushed out or dropped out and what that says about how Christians are treated in America. Along the way, they’re giving nominal Christians even more reasons to get the hell out of church.

(Thankfully, some sensible Christians are responding to them, and I’ll include their thoughts below, too.) [Read more...]

Vancouver Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Gregor Robertson, the mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, just issued a proclamation declaring February 12th, 2013 International Darwin Day: [Read more...]

Lawrence O’Donnell on the Problems with the Bible

In case you missed it last night, Lawrence O’Donnell hit the Louie Giglio story out of the ballpark while taking down the Bible in the process:

It gets really good at the 1:36 and 6:54 marks. [Read more...]

Despite the Louie Giglio Controversy, Christianity Is (Unfortunately) Doing Just Fine

Giglio may do some great things, but all of that is, in my mind, outweighed by his inability to support those in our country who are treated as second-class citizens, in large part, thanks to him and the people who share his faith. [Read more...]


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