Kentucky Christians Rally Outside Courthouse to Defend Portrait of Jesus

For decades now, Kentucky’s Breathitt County Courthouse has featured a painting of Jesus that the artist says cannot be removed:



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The Associated Press Will Stop Referring to Climate Change Doubters as “Skeptics”

Sen. James Inhofe is frequently referred to as a “skeptic” of climate change. But he’s more accurately a “denier” of it.

Skepticism is generally a good thing. We should be skeptical when people believe things that may not be true. But when the science is solid and the evidence points in one direction, raising questions about the efficacy of vaccines or human contribution to climate change only confuses the public. At that point, you’re not just asking questions. You’re denying reality.

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Rick Santorum: Of Course Muslims Can Be President… Unless They’re Devout

Rick Santorum made clear today that he disagreed with Dr. Ben Carson, who said Muslims shouldn’t be President.

Of course Muslims can be President, Santorum said. They just can’t be devout Muslims who believe in the “totality of Islam.” If that’s the case, fuck ’em.



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Secular Invocation Delivered in Seminole County, Florida

On Tuesday morning in Seminole County, Florida, Dr. Brenda Frei delivered a secular invocation during a Commission meeting.



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Atheists Will Run Full-Page Newspaper Ads Criticizing Government-Endorsed Pulpit for Pope

While the media fawns over Pope Francis during his visit to the United States, the Freedom From Religion Foundation wants to remind everyone that the Pope shouldn’t be preaching to Congress. Even though he’s considered a Head of State, the government shouldn’t be accommodating or promoting his religious activities.

To that end, FFRF is purchasing full page ads in the Washington Post, New York Times, USA Today and Philadelphia Enquirer on Thursday that are sure to get some attention. They highlight the damage the Catholic Church continues to inflict upon the world (with the Pope’s blessings):



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