At a Press Conference to Oppose Gay Marriage, Brave Reporter Asks About Polygamy in the Bible

The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) is one of those groups that thinks gay marriage is a terrible, horrible thing. Yesterday, they held a press conference to oppose President Obama‘s stance on same-sex marriage. (Their timing is worthy of NBC coverage.) But the timing worked out for them, since news broke yesterday that the [Read More...]

Americans United Asks Town of Frankenmuth, Michigan to Take Down Giant Cross

This is the 55-foot-tall cross resting in a city park in Frankenmuth, Michigan: The city doesn’t even pretend it’s not Christian. When it went up in 1976, mayor Elmer Simon said this: “[T]wo thousand years ago the Lord of all history established an unforgettable symbol… The simple cross of Christ assures us that life does [Read More...]

Texas State Representative: Everyone’s Cool with Reading Bible Verses in the Classroom, Right?

Texas State Representative Debbie Riddle (guess which party she represents?) has a brilliant idea to fix our schools: Forget decades of court precedence and ignore the religious diversity in our schools: Surely things would be better if we just read Bible verses in the classroom! Of course, people began challenging her. If she wants students [Read More...]

Even Vietnam Might Have Marriage Equality Before America Does

Vietnam, a country with a Communist government and where homosexuality was seen as a “social evil” only a few years ago, may consider legalizing same-sex marriage: “I think, as far as human rights are concerned, it’s time for us to look at the reality,” Justice Minister Ha Hung Cuong said Tuesday in an online chat [Read More...]

Romneyshambles

I’d just like to start this post by saying this is actually my third attempt at it. Mainly because every time I finish it, Mitt Romney has either uttered more stupid remarks, or someone has rebuked him. Thankfully it looks like good old Boris Johnson has finally put him in his place, so it’s probably [Read More...]


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