Tony Perkins Forgot That He Supports Impeaching Supreme Court Justices if They Vote for Marriage Equality

On Sunday’s Face the Nation, host Bob Schieffer asked anti-gay-rights leader Tony Perkins whether he ever said Supreme Court justices who rule in favor of marriage equality should be impeached (at the 3:33 mark).

Perkins denied every saying such a thing.



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Media Outlets Backtrack on Their Reporting After Famed Wellness “Guru” Belle Gibson Admits Cancer Hoax

Retractions on Internet news sites have been quite the common sight for the last few days in the wake of a shocking admission of a hoax that’s shaken the alternative health community. Will the media finally start paying more attention to skeptics who saw this coming?

Until last month, 23-year-old Australian Belle Gibson (above) was the world’s latest darling of wellness woo and holistic healing. Gibson was renowned for her claim that she was successfully treating her terminal brain cancer with veganism, yoga, and “detoxing,” after stopping chemotherapy in disgust. In just two years, she became an international media star and millionaire, thanks to Apple, who helped market her Whole Pantry app and nominated it for App of the Year; Penguin Books, who published The Whole Pantryl and a host of major media outlets.

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Christian Pastor: The Passengers on Germanwings Flight 9525 Deserved to Die Because They’re Sinners

About a month ago, Germanwings flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board. As we’ve since learned, co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the other pilot out of the cockpit when he went on a bathroom break, and then purposely drove the plane into the mountains on a suicide mission (taking everyone else along with him). Just an awful, awful tragedy.

German televangelist Wolfgang Wegert apparently spoke about the crash last week during a sermon — just two days after the public funeral — and made a stunning declaration (translated below):



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Fox News Priest: Atheists Shouldn’t Be President Because They Don’t Fear “Eternal Consequences”

Over the weekend, in response to the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition summit attended by several Republican presidential candidates, Fox News Channel’s Father Jonathan Morris made clear that faith was a prerequisite for public office:



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Several Writers Withdraw from Event Because Charlie Hebdo Will Receive Freedom of Expression Courage Award

One of the programs run by the PEN American Center aims to “defend writers and protect free expression in the United States and around the world.” So it makes sense that this year’s Freedom of Expression Courage Award will be given to the staff (or what remains of it) of Charlie Hebdo.

That decision has caused several authors to withdraw from the group’s upcoming gala:

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