The Phoenix (AZ) City Council Is Now Trying to Block Satanists from Delivering Invocation Prayers

It was just a couple of days ago that we learned the Phoenix (Arizona) City Council had given the green light to members of The Satanic Temple to deliver an invocation prayer at a meeting on February 17.

Satanic Templars Michelle Shortt (below) and Stu de Haan would be delivering the address:

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But now that word has gotten out about this, city officials are frantically trying to put the genie back in the bottle.

On Friday night, council members held an “emergency meeting” that would shut the door to the Satanists. Instead of having an open forum where anyone could request a date to deliver an invocation prayer, they want to create a rotating system where invocation speakers would have to be pre-approved.

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The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is Now an Official Religion in the Netherlands

Congratulations, Dutch Pastafarians! The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is now an officially recognized religion in the Netherlands.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Sheds His Suit Jacket to Go After Flat-Earther B.o.B. and Ignorance in General

Neil deGrasse Tyson visited Larry Wilmore the other night to send a message to flat-Earth-promoter rapper B.o.B.

That sound you hear is your pulse racing because Tyson took off a layer of clothing.

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Texas Mayor Who Put Up “JESUS Welcomes You to Hawkins” Sign Says Critics “Have Hate in Their Heart”

Two of our favorite people came together yesterday for a meeting of the closed-minds. Mayor Will Rogers — best known for his “Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins” sign in Texas — appeared on Gordon Klingenschmitt‘s “Pray in Jesus Name” talk show. The two discussed how the atheists who urged Rogers to take down his sign [Read More…]

Pastor Says Anti-Gay Discrimination Should be Legal Because a Gay Student Once Shot Her Classmate

The other day, I posted about the Florida subcommittee hearing on anti-abortion measure HB 865 and how that meeting took a racist turn when one of the supporters said that abortion needed to be banned because “white culture” was being lost to groups like Muslims and “the Mexicans” who didn’t “kill the babies” like white women do.

On Tuesday, another subcommittee hearing ventured into similarly dicey waters.

Pastor Anthony Swain urged lawmakers to pass a “religious freedom” measure because people need protection from gay people. Why? Because people of “a homosexual nature,” he said, were “forceful” — to the point of murder — against those of a godly disposition (which, as he told it, seemed to be defined as everyone who’s not gay). So straight people had to be legally empowered to discriminate against gay people.

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