Christian Group Begins Training 1,000 Evangelical Pastors to Run for Public Office

It’s one thing to hear those on the Religious Right ranting about the nation dissolving into a hot bed of sin. It’s one thing to hear elected officials spout ignorance backed by dogma. It’s something else entirely to see a concerted effort to overtake government with the goal of annihilating the separation of church and state.



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Boy Scouts Committee Takes Major Step Toward Ending Ban on Gay Leaders

In 2013, the Boy Scouts of America finally said gay scouts would not be kicked out of the organization, but gay scout leaders were still banned. (Not to mention atheists of any age, but that’s a separate issue.)

Last month, the BSA’s own President, Robert Gates, said the homophobia had to stop or the organization wouldn’t be around much longer.

And now the Executive Committee has taken a major step toward fixing that problem, says Chris Geidner at BuzzFeed:



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Muslim Writer, Unaware of How Theocracies Work, Says We Must All Accept God to Find Peace

In a remarkably ignorant piece for On Faith, Qasim Rashid explains why a secular society is a bad idea, basically borrowing his talking points from the worst of the Religious Right:



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Creationist Ken Ham: “Homosexual Behavior” Led to 9/11

One of the many problems with Christian theology is this notion that sinning against God — starting with Adam and continuing through today — is the cause for anything bad that happens.

Natural disasters? God’s just punishing us for rebelling against Him.

School shootings? What else did you expect after we removed mandatory Christian prayer from schools?!

And 9/11? The terrorists had nothing to do with it. It’s totally our fault.

That last one is what Creationist Ken Ham says in the video below:



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TV Host Can’t Stop Laughing As Islamic Theologian Tells Her About the Sin of “Oral Sex In Advanced Dimensions”

Here’s a great way to make a news clip go viral:

Invite a Muslim theologian on your show to explain what kind of sex is forbidden (“haram”) in the faith.

Listen carefully as he rattles off his list: Anal sex. Sodomy. And finally: “Oral sex in advanced dimensions.”

Laugh your ass off.



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