Christian Homeless Shelter Rejects Women Because Residents Were Having Sex

Just in time for the holidays, one Christian homeless shelter in Kentucky is serving up a heaping dose of religious sanctimony — in the form of refusing shelter to homeless women and kids in an effort to ensure that residents of the shelter aren’t having sex.



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A Creationist Planetarium May Soon Be Built in Dallas

The Institute for Creation Research, a multi-million dollar enterprise that produces no credible research, has big plans for expansion! Because bullshit breeds bullshit.

They plan to add a museum and planetarium to their existing Dallas building. I repeat: A planetarium… dedicated to showing how the universe is only a few thousand years old.



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Tyler Perry Will Host a Live Musical About the Crucifixion of Jesus

Just when you thought the whole “live musical” genre was getting a bit stale, Jesus tap-dancing Christ is coming to town, courtesy of host/narrator Tyler Perry:



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Atheists Can Celebrate Christmas, Too

CNN’s Todd Leopold wanted to know if I, as an atheist, celebrated Christmas.

Like a lot of atheists I know, my response was, “Of course!” I just ignore all the religious aspects of it…

While some Christians may object to anyone not embracing Jesus this time of year, the fact is there are a lot of us who don’t accept their mythology and have our own traditions, many of which overlap with theirs.

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FFRF Will Challenge Judge’s Ruling in Defense of High School Ten Commandments Monument

This is the Ten Commandments monument sitting outside Valley High School in New Kensington, Pennsylvania (not far from Pittsburgh):

It’s been there since 1957, when it was donated by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. For a long time, no one did anything about it, but a few years ago, several plaintiffs filed a lawsuit to have that display removed. After two of them decided they didn’t want to participate anymore, there were only two plaintiffs left: Marie Schaub and her daughter.

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