Televangelist Jim Bakker: Christians Who Pray at Graduations Will Soon Be Killed with Machine Guns

Televangelist Jim Bakker has figured out the Donald Trump secret to success: Always say the dumbest, most provocative things you can, and people will keep talking about you.

Granted, they’ll point out how much of an idiot you are, but if that’s the price of admission, so be it.

Bakker’s latest comment involves comparing the U.S. government to ISIS… because both go after Christians in basically the same way. And if American Christians don’t watch out, they’ll also pay for their prayers with their lives.

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Christian Leader: Government Exemption from Contraceptive Coverage is Still Persecution

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to, in general, include contraceptive coverage in their healthcare plans. Exemptions for religious organizations exist, though, just as they do for for-profit employers who personally oppose women’s reproductive care access on religious grounds. (Thanks, Hobby Lobby.)

Those exemptions are easy to request, too: All you have to do is fill out a short form, indicating your intent to take advantage of the exemption, and file it.

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But to the conservative “religious freedom” crowd, that’s a burden too big. It’s an assault on religious freedom to put pen to paper. This is the basis of the lawsuit currently being considered by the Supreme Court, filed by the Little Sisters of the Poor.

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With a Prayer, Indiana Governor Signs Into Law Controversial Abortion Restriction

It looks like Indiana Governor Mike Pence isn’t done ruining the reputation of his state.

After last summer’s disastrous bill allowing LGBT discrimination — which he later had to modify after a national outcry — he’s back in business, this time restricting abortions even further.

Behind closed doors, Pence signed House Enrolled Act 1337, forbidding women from obtaining abortions if they’re doing it because the fetus has a diagnosis of a disability.

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God Has Finally Come to His Senses

God may be losing confidence in Himself…

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What Can We Learn from the Rise of the “Nones”?

The public radio show On Point spent an hour discussing the rise of the “Nones” — people with no religious affiliation — and what that means for the U.S.

Phil Zuckerman, professor of sociology at Pitzer College, is one of the guests.

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