Why I’m a Fan of the Chicago Cubs

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why I’m a Cubs fan. Which I promise is relevant to this site.

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Pastor Who Once Prayed for Congressman’s Death is Now Running for President

In 2010, Rep. John Murtha (D-PA) died. Murtha had been a staunch opponent of the War in Iraq and frequently butted heads with the Religious Right. In response to his death, one of the more disturbing responses came from Pastor Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church in California (below), who sent out an email saying the congressman’s death may have had something to do with his prayers:

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Transgender Woman Attacked and Killed As Baptists Advocate Curing “Transgenderism” with Prayer

In the early hours of the morning in Philadelphia today, Kiesha Jenkins, a black transgender woman and activist, was brutally attacked by a group of five men before being shot twice execution-style. She is the 19th confirmed trans person death this year.

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Kansas School Angers Christians After Swapping Chapel Pews with Chairs to Create Space for Muslims

More than 50 years ago, when a family donated money to create the Harvey D. Grace Memorial chapel at Wichita State University in Kansas, they said they wanted the space open to people of all faiths. That’s why, earlier this year, the school decided to remove the pews from the building. When Christians wanted to worship, they could break out the folding chairs. And when Muslims wanted to pray, they would have plenty of space available to them as well. It was a win-win for everyone.

But alum Jean Ann Cusick decided this was Christian Persecution.

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Tennessee Gun Store Offers Discount to Christians

In celebration of God, Guns, and Country, one opportunistic Tennessee gun store owner, looking to cash in on the surge in gun sales that inevitably follows mass shootings in the U.S., is offering a discount to lure in customers. But not just any customers. This discount applies only to Christians:

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