Why Did Rep. Justin Harris Abandon the Little Girls He’d Adopted? Easy: They Were Possessed By Demons

More details are emerging about Arkansas Rep. Justin Harris and his botched adoption of two young girls.

Last week, we learned that Harris and his wife Marsha gave the siblings, four and six years old, away (the euphemism used was “rehomed”) to a couple, Eric and Stacey Francis. Eric Francis promptly raped the six-year-old and is now serving a 40-year prison term.

But what possessed State Representative Harris, who is also the owner of a Christian preschool, to get rid of the girls after they’d spent just 14 months with him and his family?

It’s not what possessed him; it’s what possessed them, we learn via a followup investigative piece in Arkansas Times. As in, demons. Demons so bad, an exorcist had to be called in.

No doubt, the children were challenging to raise, having come from a broken home where meth was present, and where the oldest sister had been sexually assaulted by her father. The Arkansas Times describes their early years as “suffering through a staggering sequence of chaos and abuse.” Psychological damage is understandable and likely in such cases, as is acting out. But apparently, the Harrises experienced something way beyond that. One of the troubled girls crushed a family pet to death, a guinea pig, Harris claims.

And so it began.

Multiple sources who interacted with the family confirmed [the] account that the Harrises believed the children were possessed, and another source close to the family said that Marsha Harris spoke openly about the supposed demonic possession.

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Christian Hypocrites Denounce “Day of Silence” While Remaining Silent About Pro-Life Version of the Event

More than a dozen leaders of conservative Christian groups have issued a call for parents to keep their children at home during next month’s “Day of Silence” (a student-run initiative during which volunteers don’t speak, all on behalf of the members of the LGBT community who have been forced to be silent about their sexual identities).

Many of the signers are familiar to readers of this site, like Laurie Higgins (of the Illinois Family Institute), Matt Barber, Dr. Michael Brown, Peter LaBarbera, Mat Staver, and Scott Lively.

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Pastor John Hagee Attempts to Convince Skeptics of Biblical Prophecy

Do you believe all the biblical prophecies?

Of course you don’t.

But you totally will after Pastor John Hagee explains everything to you skeptics:

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Richard Dawkins Explains Whether or Not Evolution is a Fact

For Darwin Day, Richard Dawkins answered questions about evolution for his viewers. The latest one talks about whether evolution is a fact:

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Wife of Slain Freethinker Dr. Avijit Roy Issues First Public Statement

A couple of weeks ago, atheist author Dr. Avijit Roy (below) and his wife Rafida Bonya Ahmed were returning home from a book fair in Dhaka, Bangladesh where they were promoting Roy’s latest work, when assailants came after them with cleavers and “hacked them mercilessly.”

Roy died shortly afterwards and Ahmed remains in critical condition. Suspects have been arrested.

Meanwhile, Ahmed issued her first public statement yesterday to the Center For Inquiry:

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