Ben Carson Wants You to Stop Criticizing Him for Calling the Big Bang Theory a Fairy Tale

We know Dr. Ben Carson as the Republican Presidential candidate who believes Muslims can’t be President and think vaccines ought to be spread out even though no scientific evidence supports that.

But if you hadn’t heard of him before this year, you might not have caught comments he made in the past about how evolution is a myth.



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Secular Invocation Mentioning Charles Darwin Delivered in Osceola County, Florida

On Monday night in Osceola County, Florida, Jason Grooms delivered a secular invocation during a Commission meeting. Grooms didn’t hide who he was representing and even invoked Charles Darwin.



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Arizona City Council Rescinds Christian-Only Invocation Policy

Last week, the Coolidge City Council in Arizona (below) passed a resolution saying it would have invocation prayers at all future meetings. An amendment to that resolution stipulated that all the invocations would be Christian.

Councilmember Rob Hudelson explained the theocratic move this way:

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Kim Davis in Interview: “I’m Good At My Job”

In her first televised interview since coming out of jail, Kim Davis spoke with Good Morning America‘s Paula Faris and claimed she’s not a hypocrite for being in multiple marriages while denying gay couples the right to be in one. (Because Jesus, that’s why.)

When asked why her moral conscience trump someone else’s happiness, she responded, “I don’t think dignity is guaranteed in the Constitution.”



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“Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins” Sign in Texas Will Finally Come Down

Remember the 18-foot-wide sign welcoming visitors to the city of Hawkins, Texas?

Mayor Will Rogers had defended the Jesus-tastic sign even after receiving a letter of complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. At one point, he said it wasn’t religious at all. He later said the sign should stay because Jesus was like Superman — and if the FFRF didn’t want a fictional being (in their opinion) welcoming people to Hawkins, then they would oppose Superman, too. So there.

Last we heard, the city council postponed a vote to decide the fate of the sign.

It’s been months since that delay was announced, but the city council has finally decided to do the right thing:

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