Springfield (MO) City Council Tables Plan to Put Up “In God We Trust” Sign in City Hall

A couple of weeks ago, Springfield (Missouri) City Council member Justin Burnett (below) proposed a resolution to put the words “In God We Trust” in city hall. Making this awful idea even worse was his admission that it had “nothing whatsoever to do with the establishment of religion.”

Sure…

But what else did you expect from someone whose schooling involved the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) curriculum?

Last night, at a city council meeting, faced with a lot of opposition, the council voted to table the motion for now:

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Mike Huckabee: We Don’t Need to Talk About Racism. We Just Need to Bring More People to Jesus

You thought there was a race problem in America?

Silly you. It’s been over for a long time. God solved it.

Just ask GOP Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who explained all of this on Fox News Channel this morning:



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The Satanic Temple Just Sued Missouri in Federal Court Over Its 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period

Back in April, I wrote about “Mary,” a Missouri native who wanted an abortion but had to navigate an unnecessary obstacle.



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Dr. Ben Carson Debated Evolution with a “Leading Atheist” and Thinks He Won

Over the weekend, Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson spoke to a crowd at the Faith and Freedom Coalition‘s “Road to Majority” conference in Washington D.C. and he referenced an exchange he once had with an unnamed “leading atheist” (3:48 mark):



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Gays Are Setting the World On Fire, According to Janet Porter and Mike Huckabee

Happy Pride Month, fellow uncontrollable arsonists! May your alternative lifestyle glow with the fire of a thousand blazing freedoms.

I’m paraphrasing Janet Porter, the president of conservative Christian group Faith2Action, in a video excerpt from the anti-LGBT documentary Light Wins. This one in particular is about how LGBT people are ruining the country by supposedly shutting down businesses run by vocal opponents of equality. Mike Huckabee makes an appearance, too.

Right Wing Watch nabbed the clip below:



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