A City in the Philippines Requires Taxi Drivers to Paint Bible Verses on Their Vehicles to Curb Crime

The city of Tagbilaran in the Philippines has required taxi drivers to put Bible verses on the back of their vehicles for 22 years now. They say it’s a way to reduce crime:

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Governor Mario Cuomo, Catholic Politician Who Respected Separation of Church and State, Dies at 82

As the stories about former New York Governor Mario Cuomo pour in following his death earlier today, I’m reminded of a speech the famously Catholic politician gave at the University of Notre Dame in 1984.

In it, he reminded the audience that while he might personally adhere to Catholic doctrine, his role as a politician was to secure religious freedoms for everyone and not legislate his personal morality:

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Calgary School’s Science Class Taught Kids That God, the “Greatest Scientist,” Organizes Sunrises and Sunsets

It’s not surprising to see Creationism preached in a private Christian school. But when that school — Calgary’s Glenmore Christian Academy — receives quite a bit of funding from the public, you shouldn’t see a warped science class that’s summarized like this on a report card:

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Bristol Palin Wrongly Claims the Noah’s Ark Theme Park Was Denied Millions in Tax Credits for Being “Too Religious”

In case you’re wondering whether the apple falls far from the tree, I present to you the sheer ignorance of Bristol Palin, who thinks Answers in Genesis’ Ark Encounter project was stripped of nearly $18,000,000 in potential tax rebates because it’s “too religious”:

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“In God We Trust” Signs Now Adorn Kentucky State Capitol Rooms

When Kentucky legislators begin meeting again next week, each subcommittee will gather in one of 11 rooms with new symbols hanging on the walls: The state seal adorned with the phrase “In God We Trust”:

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