This Indiana High School Thinks It’s Perfectly Legal to Perform a Nativity Play at the Holiday Concert

It’s one thing for a public school to include traditional Christmas carols in a holiday concert. But an all-out Nativity re-enactment?

That’s what happened at Concord High School in Indiana last year. They even announced the cast right in the program:



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Pope Now Accepting Unnecessary Apologies for Abortion

In a move that’s sure to piss off the old school Catholics already losing their minds over Pope Francis‘ relatively progressive tenure to date, the leader of the Church decided women who obtain abortions aren’t beyond hope.

In a letter dictating how the “Year of Jubilee” shall be celebrated in the coming months, he made it clear that those women can be forgiven… as long as they feel bad about themselves:



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If Kim Davis Won’t Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples, Arrest Her

Kim Davis, the Rowan County (Kentucky) clerk, began her descent into disgrace by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in the wake of Obergefell. She was then sued for failing to do her job, and the courts said she had to issue the licenses. She appealed the case… and lost. Her lawyers tried to get the Supreme Court to overrule that decision, and yesterday, they denied that appeal, too.

Today, she’s decided the U.S. Government’s authority is superseded by a higher power.

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How Irresponsible Journalists Took Down a Scientist Without Gathering the Facts

If you’re not familiar with Nobel Prize-winning scientist Timothy Hunt, the fact that he won a Nobel Prize should tell you about his contributions to the field. Beyond that, though, he’s been a supporter of women in science, helping the European Research Council create a “gender-equity plan,” getting a day-care nursery installed the Okinawa Institute, and mentoring numerous female scientists along the way (all of whom, as far as I can tell, speak very highly of him).



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India’s Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Faith-Based Starvation in Jainism

A few weeks ago, I posted about a messed-up ritual in the Jain religion known as sallekhana (or santhara) where you starve yourself to death.



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