Minnesota School District Apologizes After Pledge of Allegiance is Recited Without “Under God”

Yesterday morning, whoever recites the Pledge of Allegiance over the loudspeaker at Prior Lake High School in Minnesota must have left out the words “Under God.”

I’d like to think it was deliberate — an homage to the original version of the Pledge before Christians added the words in 1954. But even if it was a mistake, it shouldn’t have been a big deal.

Whatever the reason, the school district later issued an apology on Facebook:

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Scientists Reject Creationism Because They Don’t Read Its “Scholarly” Literature, Says Creationist

According to the new hire at Answers in Genesis, Dr. Nathaniel Jeanson, there are perfectly good reasons so many scientists reject Creationism.

They go to public schools, for example. And how do you expect to learn any real science when the curriculum is dictated by practicing scientists and expert educators and you use textbooks that don’t have “Bible” on the cover?

They also don’t read any Creationist literature. If they did, he argues, they would totally abandon that whole “we need evidence” nonsense.

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“You Have the Right Not to Believe” Billboards Go Up in Poland

A new atheist billboard campaign in Poland reminds citizens “You have the right not to believe.” There are 47 signs spread out across 29 towns:

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Youth Pastor Confesses to Having Sexual Contact with Underage Girl

Last February, Callan Rice, a youth pastor at Bethel Assembly in Texas, lashed out against the movie Fifty Shades of Grey. He wrote on Facebook:

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Stephen Colbert Explains Why the Catholic Church Doesn’t Like the New Star Wars Movie

Stephen Colbert, a practicing Catholic, discussed on his show last night why the Vatican’s newspaper panned the new Star Wars film:

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