At Religious Right Event in Iowa, Carly Fiorina Claims “People of Faith Make Better Leaders”

At the “Presidential Family Forum” in Iowa Friday night, Carly Fiorina pandered to the Republican base by throwing non-religious Americans under the bus, claiming that faith was a necessary quality in a President:

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Chemotherapy Shrank a Baby’s Brain Tumor, but Pope Francis is Getting All the Credit

Just weeks after Gianna Masciantonio was born, doctors discovered she had an inoperable brain tumor. It must have been devastating for her parents, Joe and Kristen, but they did what any parents would have done: They put her in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and let doctors do anything in their power to save her. And there’s finally some good news!

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At Florida High School, Football Coach’s Main Goal is to Convert Students to Christianity

Jeremy Brown became the head football coach at Mosley High School (in Florida) nearly three years ago. And how has the team done since then? If you ask Brown, very well. That has nothing to do with their record — which, this season, was an unimpressive 4-6 — but that’s not the point.

Here’s Brown explaining to WJHG News how he knows his team has been successful:

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Here’s What Happened When a Christian Parent Pulled Her Kids From a Gay Teacher’s Theater Class

“I find that theatre without gays is like cooking without spices.”

That’s only one brilliant line from a text that Michael Neri, a theater teacher from Birmingham, England, sent back to a homophobic parent who told him that she would be pulling her kids from his class because he’s gay. She told him that her family’s beliefs didn’t agree with his “lifestyle,” and he gave her all the reasons why that’s a ridiculous thing to say.

Neri tweeted their exchange, and it caught fire online. Here’s the full text of their conversation:

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This is Conservative Christian Logic in a Nutshell

When Minnesotan Andy McClure shared a post on Facebook about how conservative Christians react to various hot-button issues, it quickly went viral… before it was removed from the site for “not meeting community standards.” (Which is probably a euphemism for “a bunch of Christians complained so the algorithm removed it.”)

So he drew it up XKCD-style instead.

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