John Hagee: Atheists Can Leave the Country if They Don’t Like Christmas Displays

John Hagee, he who says Hurricane Katrina was sent by God to warn us about the dangers of The Gay, he who thinks the Holocaust had some theological merit for nudging those stubborn Jews toward accepting Jesus, would like us all to leave.

Hagee, in this video, begins with the straw man of the atheist who is horrified at being told “Merry Christmas,” gives the usual blather about the U.S. being founded as a Christian nation (it wasn’t), and then suggests that if we don’t like religious displays on government property, we can just leave the country. [Read more…]

Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Faces Apostasy Charges, Could Be Executed

Saudi blogger and religious dissident Raif Badawi has been cruelly punished and toyed with by the Saudi legal system for about a year now, and things have taken a darker turn. According to Badawi’s wife, now living in Lebanon, the high court will try Badawi on the charge of apostasy. If convicted, Badawi could be executed. [Read more…]

Secular Coalition Announces 2014 Lobby Day

The Secular Coalition for America has announced the dates for its 2014 Lobby Day and Policy Conference this summer, June 12th-14th. Last year’s event featured actual in-person addresses by actual, real-life officeholders, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA),¬†who for whatever reason were unafraid of getting atheist cooties. [Read more…]

Congressman Proposes Legislation to Protect Christians from the ‘War on Christmas’

You’ll be happy to know that the least productive Congress in history is working on a resolution to remind everyone that Christians are still in the majority.

And they must be protected from the War on Christmas, says Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), the sponsor of the most unnecessary piece of legislation since the last thing the GOP proposed.

House Resolution 448 says that “the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.”

As if people were actually trying to take that away…

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This Guy’s Running for Elected Office in Texas, So He Just Trashed Atheists in His Latest Campaign Ad

Sid Miller, a Texas Republican running to become the state’s Agriculture Commissioner, has to beef up his conservative credentials, so he just released a holiday campaign ad that includes a jab at atheists. Because I guess that’s how you get elected as a Republican in Texas.

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