Over the Weekend, Nearly 100 Mormons Submitted Their Resignation Letters to the LDS Church

In April of 2014, atheists organized a mass resignation from the Mormon Church for any members who wanted to participate.

Over the weekend, nearly 100 Mormons did it on their own:



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I Called Touch ‘Em All Ministries and This Is What Happened

A lot of people have been sending me this image of a Christian ministry’s vehicle… for a very obvious reason:

They are seriously named “Touch ‘Em All Ministries.” TEAM is a group “dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with participants at sporting events.”

It’s easy to make jokes about the name — I’ve come up with seven while writing this post — but I figured it’d be more interesting to give them a call to see if they could explain the thought process behind it.

I mean, someone had to say to them, “This might be a bad idea…,” right?

I didn’t record it, but we just got off the phone, and this is a pretty close reenactment of how our conversation went:

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Denies Rehearing Ten Commandments Monument Case

Last month, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the State Capitol was unconstitutional:



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Gordon Klingenschmitt: The Boy Scouts Shouldn’t Allow Gay Leaders Because “It Will Lead to Child Abuse”

Colorado State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, who doubles as the host of his own paranoia-fueled “Pray In Jesus Name” talk show, sent a warning to the Boy Scouts of America today before they officially open the doors to gay scout leaders.

Says Klingenschmitt: That’ll lead to all sorts of child abuse:



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Pat Robertson: The Life Spans of Pro-Choice Supreme Court Justices Are in God’s Hands

I would love to know who these people are who think asking Pat Robertson for advice is a good idea. On today’s episode of The 700 Club, someone asked why pro-choice Supreme Court justices “all live to be such an old age.”

The right answer would be: “Because their decisions have nothing to do with their life spans. Obviously. Why the hell do you even have to ask?” (Unquote.)

That’s not what Robertson said:

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