Charisma News and Ray Comfort Falsely Imply That Atheists Tried to Stop Christian Singers in a Shopping Mall

When hundreds of people recently gathered at the RiverTown Crossings Mall in Grandville, Michigan to sing “Amazing Grace,” did some atheist goon squad really try to put a stop to it? Did security guards actually attempt to intervene and break up the crowd? You might get that impression if you read Charisma News, which published this headline:

Atheists Couldn’t Stop This Flash Mob of Amazing Grace

The Freedom From Atheism Foundation, on its Facebook page, also got in on the act:



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The Pastor Trying Out Atheism for a Year is Coming to the End of His Journey

It was almost a year ago when Ryan Bell decided to “try out” atheism. I didn’t agree with his methodology at the time, but when he got fired by his Christian employers for merely questioning his faith, you all came through and helped raise more than $27,000 for his family.

Yesterday, the LA Times ran a front page story about Bell as he comes to the end of his year-long journey:



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Finally, We Have an Astronomically-Correct Version of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

For that budding little scientist you’re trying to put to bed:



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Pat Robertson: Gays “Will Die Out Because They Don’t Reproduce”

Pat Robertson‘s show The 700 Club has brought us yet another gem about the nature of human attraction and reproduction.

Here’s the video, collected by Right Wing Watch:



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Feelgood Story of the Day: In Lovely Gesture, Muslim Bride Places Her Bouquet at Tribute to Sydney Hostage Victims

I’m glowing a little inside, and I don’t think it’s the eggnog:

As the Sydney siege memorial grows, a Muslim bride has made a pilgrimage to Martin Place on her wedding day. Manal Kassem was adorned in a white dress, hijab and veil when she laid her wedding bouquet on the river of floral tributes to the fatal Lindt cafe siege victims. After watching the wedding party approach, the city crowd broke into applause.



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