FOX News Declares Obama Anti-Christian… For Air Force’s Decision to Keep Church and State Separate

In a dairy for the Daily Kos, Chris Rodda explains how, a couple years ago, she heard about how the American military was taking part in evangelical Christian events — a blatant violation of church/state separation. The military was regularly providing flyovers at countless evangelical Christian events all over the country, not only violating the [Read More...]

A Brief Summary of the Ireland Blasphemy Law

I don’t know if you’ve been keeping up with the Irish Blasphemy Law saga, but I haven’t. And there’s a lot of info out there. This post is more for me, just to gather everything that’s been happening in one place. Background: Back in April, Article 40 of the Irish Constitution said that “The publication [Read More...]

Damned If You Do…

Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper was given a Communion Wafer at a recent funeral. He put it in his pocket. Check it out at the 0:30 mark of this video: Now the uproar begins. Monsignor Brian Henneberry, vicar general and chancellor in the Diocese of Saint John, wants to know whether the prime minister consumed [Read More...]

Anti-Gay Pastor May Get Seat in Chicago City Council

Rev. Wilfredo De Jesus is a pastor of a church in a neighborhood in Chicago. He may end up getting a seat in the Chicago City Council via appointment, as opposed to winning it in an election. It’s not all that surprising to see a religious leader make the leap into local or state politics, [Read More...]

Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen (R) says Earth is 6,000 Years Old

Arizona state Senator Sylvia Allen (R) — Would you expect otherwise? — nonchalantly explains that the Earth is 6,000 years old. Twice. She says this while voicing her support for uranium mining in the state. Ironically, it’s by studying the radioactive decay of uranium that we know the Earth is approximately 4,500,000,000 years old. Who [Read More...]