Todd Starnes Thinks Michelle Obama, Who Writes No Laws, Has Banned Chick-fil-A from Public Schools

Michelle Obama, who doesn’t write or vote on any laws, wants to prevent childhood obesity. And a federal law passed in 2010 requires that school snacks contain fewer than 200 calories.

If you were Fox News’ Todd Starnes, how would you use that information to make up a completely bogus story designed to freak out gullible Christians?



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Earlier Tonight, an Atheist Delivered an Invocation in Greece, NY, the Center of the Supreme Court’s Ruling

Earlier tonight, Dan Courtney of the Atheist Community of Rochester delivered an invocation at the Greece (New York) Town Board meeting, making him the first atheist to do so at the focal point of this spring’s Supreme Court ruling.



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Eruv Battle Continues in Miami Beach

The other day, I posted about eruvs (AY-roovs), the religious loopholes that allow Orthodox Jews to leave the house and carry things on the Sabbath — which they’re technically forbidden from doing — by just… extended the boundaries of their property. Which they do by tying string around government-owned utility poles and creating a larger domain within which they can move around.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation recently sent a letter to officials in Miami Beach, Florida, urging them to stop allowing the religious items on government property.

Late last week, city attorney Raul Aguila responded to the FFRF and defended the eruvs:

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Backlash Ensues After Christian College President Signs Letter Supporting LGBT Hiring Discrimination

It’s becoming easier and easier for religious groups to defend their bigoted beliefs.

We obviously saw this in the Hobby Lobby decision, in which the Supreme Court ruled that the religious beliefs of certain corporation owners trump the needs of their employees, but the “religious exemption” claim has come up before, too — Christian-owned businesses refusing to serve LGBT people, for example, or Christian schools trying to shut out LGBT teachers and students.

One school in Massachusetts recently made a loud plea for legal, religious-based anti-LGBT discrimination, but thankfully their efforts may get cut short.



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The Supreme Court Republicans of the United States (SCROTUS)

Roy Zimmerman‘s latest song perfectly encapsulates the current state of our Supreme Court:



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