Last night, Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy prayed on the field despite several warnings from people who knew better. So either he’s getting fired or the District’s getting sued.
Either Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand the Bible, which would go against his whole schtick, or he absolutely understands it, in which what he said recently was horrifying.
Back in May, legislators in Nebraska did something incredible: they voted to repeal the death penalty in the state. (They had just enough votes to override Governor Pete Ricketts‘ veto.)
Chambers (below) also happens to be the highest-ranking openly-atheist politician in the country.
Despite the victory, the blood lust in the state is strong. A petition has signed by enough people to suspend the law for now and put the death penalty back up for a vote in next November’s elections. In other words, Chambers’ accomplishment could soon be overturned. It also raises a number of questions: