Teen Atheist Facing Three Years in Prison for “Wounding Religious Feelings” Online

Last month, we posted about Amos Yee:

He’s the 16-year-old Singaporean YouTuber who had been arrested and convicted of “wounding religious feelings” and “obscenity” after making a video that lampooned Christianity and Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kwan Yew.

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Arizona Sheriff Will Send Armed Guards to Black Churches Tomorrow Whether They Want Them or Not

Tomorrow morning, when black congregations will once again gather for what will surely be emotional church services, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (who has a racist past of his own) has announced how he plans to protect those churches in his part of Arizona.

He’s going to “send armed volunteer posse members” to those churches.



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Christian Pastor: If Gay Marriage is Legalized, We Should Be Ready to Burn to Death

Texas pastor Rick Scarborough (below) is one of those people who thinks marriage equality marks the beginning of the end for Christians everywhere.

While nothing will actually change for the worse if gay people can get married, try telling that to him. On a recent conference call for the National Emergency Coalition, Scarborough explained how Christians should prepare to face the death penalty:



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Despite Warning, Florida Sheriff Will Deliver Another Sermon in Uniform This Weekend

Polk County (Florida) Sheriff Grady Judd is the guy who has no idea what the boundary lines are between church and state. He’s given government presents to local churches and delivered sermons at a local church in uniform.

A few days ago, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent Judd a formal letter of complaint warning him to stop his endorsement of religion while in his position as Sheriff.

So guess what he’s done now?

He signed up to deliver another sermon in uniform at Fellowship Church in Lakeland:

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Potential GOP Gubernatorial Candidate: Noah Never Retired, So You Shouldn’t Either

Greg Gianforte (below), the wealthy Christian whose family foundation has donated a lot of money to “Christian causes in education, poverty and evangelism” including the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum (a Creation museum in Montana), is considering running against Montana Gov. Steve Bullock in 2016.

Maybe he should run. It means we’ll get to hear his policy ideas on why we should never retire:

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