Former Rep. Michele Bachmann: Laws Passed by Congress Cannot Contradict Biblical Law

It’s always eye-opening to hear religious conservatives talk about how secular law takes a backseat to biblical pronouncements.

In a recent episode of Christian pseudo-historian David Barton‘s show “Foundations of Freedom,” he spoke with (former) Rep. Michele Bachmann about the famous lawgivers, including Moses, whose images are found in the House chambers.

That’s when Bachmann explained how the Bible trumps the Constitution. If Congress passes laws that contradict what the Bible says, she said, it “degrades” the nation:

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Rapper B.o.B. Says the World is Flat and He’s Got the Evidence to Prove It

On Sunday, the rapper known as B.o.B. — most of you will know him from his songs “Nothin’ on You” or “Airplanes” — explained to his nearly 2.3 million Twitter followers that the Earth was flat.

And he had the kind of proof that would make Ken Ham envious.

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A Brief Introduction to the Israel-Palestine Conflict

If you tend to tune out when people talk about Hamas, the West Bank, or Israeli settlements, this “brief, simple history” of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict offers a fantastic introduction into the big issues:

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Kentucky Judge Rules That Noah’s Ark Theme Park is Eligible for Up To $18 Million in Tax Incentives

You all know that Creationist Ken Ham has been working for a long time on getting his Noah’s Ark Theme Park (a.k.a. Ark Encounter) built.

Ham hit a major snag in December of 2014 when the state of Kentucky said Answers in Genesis was ineligible to receive a tax incentive worth up to $18,000,000.

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Now, a judge has ruled against the state, essentially giving Ham a victory at the expense of Kentucky taxpayers.

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Anti-Abortion Activists Who Made Misleading Videos About Planned Parenthood Indicted by Grand Jury

In the city where voters rejected equal rights for LGBT people and in the state that’s led by an anti-abortion governor and represented by Sen. Ted Cruz, a grand jury said today that the only criminals in a months-long Planned Parenthood investigation were the pro-life activists who lied about what the organization does.

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