Oregon Bill Allowing Secular Celebrants to Solemnize Marriages Passes Through House Rules Committee

Oregon is currently one of those states that doesn’t allow atheists to solemnize marriages. Religious clergy or county clerks can do it, but not certified Secular Celebrants.

But legislators may soon fix that.

House Bill 3483, which was introduced by Rep. Mitch Greenlick and just passed through the Rules Committee yesterday, would amend existing law to allow a non-religious alternative.

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Jesus Shows Lazy Shoppers Where to Stick Their Carts

Next time you’re loading your groceries into your trunk ask yourself, “What Would Jesus Do?”

Like anyone transported here from the 1st century, He probably would look around a 21st century Target parking lot and scream in terror at all the shiny, mechanical, geometric things. But once he regains composure, he would probably put his damn cart back in the cart corral.

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Lawyer Defending Creationist Theme Park Just Drafted Bill Giving Tax Breaks to Similar Attractions in Louisiana

We know that Creationist Ken Ham‘s Answers in Genesis is currently suing the state of Kentucky because he wrongly thinks his for-profit company can limit its hiring to Christians only. Earlier this year, he even posted a video that featured a lawyer defending his right to discriminate:

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Creationist Researchers Argue Over the Duration of the Great Flood: Did It Last 371 or 365 Days?

The last time we saw Creationists arguing with each other, it was over Adam & Eve’s skin color.

Now, in a new “research” paper published by Answers in Genesis, Dr. Danny Faulkner attempts to prove that the Great Flood wasn’t 371 days. Obviously. That would be ridiculous.

It’s really 365 days. Because science, y’all.

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Oklahoma Legislators Almost Asked President Obama to Condemn Dead Christians

Of course President Obama condemns violence against people of faith (and no faith, for that matter).

Of course he does. I’m sure every elected official would.

But Oklahoma State Rep. Sally Kern — a Republican, in case you had any doubt — wants it in writing.

So she submitted House Resolution 1022 to make it official:

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