Disney May Be Developing a Film About Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin has had a rough go in theaters over the years. The most recent biopic, 2010’s Creation with Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, made less than a million dollars worldwide and was barely memorable.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012), which included Darwin as a mere side character, did considerably better, but let’s face it: You didn’t watch it. Hell, this is probably the first time you even heard about it.

But if Disney gets involved, maybe that will change…

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New Facial Recognition Software Lets Pastors Know Who’s Not Attending Church

Since it’s not enough to believe God’s watching over your congregation, church leaders now have a new tool to do that work for Him. It’s called Churchix and it’s a facial recognition system that lets you know who’s in the pews:

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Judge Tosses California Lawyer’s Ballot Initiative Calling For Mass Execution of All Gays

Remember that guy in California who filed a ballot initiative (that came to be known as the “Sodomite Suppression Act“) requesting the mass execution of all gay people?

For only $200, Orange County lawyer Matthew McLaughlin filed a ballot initiative back in March with the following instructions:

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Catholic Church Sends Warning Letter to Australian Businesses Supporting Marriage Equality, and No One Cares

Earlier this month, more than 150 Australian businesses voiced their support for marriage equality in full-page newspaper ads:

Contrary to what American Christian small business owners might have you believe, marriage equality isn’t just a decent ethical move; it’s a smart business decision.

That’s what the Catholic Church’s response in recent days is just a joke:

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Oklahoma Legislators Are Furious That Students Can’t Pray at Athletic Events, Even Though They Can

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA), which sanctions high school sports in the state, has an obligation to follow the law — as you would expect.

More than two decades ago, the OSSAA Board of Directors approved a policy that basically said they’ll abide by the Supreme Court decision in Lee v. Weisman (1992), which said public schools couldn’t sponsor prayers over the public address system at sporting events.

Simple enough. They didn’t even have to approve such a policy (since it was law), but they did.

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