These Pranksters Read Bible Passages to People, Telling Them It Was the Qur’an; They Were Shocked

A lot of conservative Christians like to argue, as do atheists, that the Qur’an is full of barbarism and misogyny. Unlike the atheists, though, they forget that their own Bible is also full of horrific verses.

So the Dutch pranksters at Dit Is Normaal ran an experiment. They bought a Bible, but changed the cover to say it’s the Qur’an. Then they asked people to read passages and give their thoughts.

It went exactly as you’d expect:

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Ted Cruz’s Virginia Campaign Co-Chair is Arguably More Radical Than He Is

With questionable claims, ranging from the invented (Muslims celebrated 9/11 in New Jersey) to the downright bizarre (pyramid grain storage, anyone?) seeming to hint at an end to the extended fifteen minutes of fame of GOP luminaries Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson, conservatives seem to be eying Ted Cruz for his turn.

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Missouri Legislator Proposes Bill to Make Buying Guns as Difficult as Obtaining Abortions

Missouri State Rep. Stacey Newman, a Democrat, pre-filed a bill (HB 1397) that would force gun owners to go through the same process that women in her state are subjected to when they want to obtain an abortion.

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Once Again, Congressman Jim Himes Introduces Darwin Day Resolution in House of Representatives

For the past few years, a member of Congress has introduced a resolution in the House to honor Charles Darwin on his birthday. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) did it in 2011, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) did it in 2013 and 2014, and Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) did it last year.

Yesterday, Himes once again introduced the resolution, officially known as House Resolution 548. It designates “February 12, 2016, as ‘Darwin Day’ and [recognizes] the importance of science in the betterment of humanity.”

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Joshua Feuerstein Blames California Shootings on Lack of Forced Prayer in Public Schools

I know, I know. You’re sick of Joshua Feuerstein. But as long as tens of thousands of Christians keep “liking” his rants on Facebook, there’s reason to push back against his bullshit.

In his latest ignorant diatribe, responding to the New York Daily Newsfront page reading “God Isn’t Fixing This,” Feuerstein imagines a time when God was forced upon everybody and things were just perfect:

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