Former Australian Prime Minister, Forgetting That He’s Catholic, Says Islam Needs a Reformation

In an interview on Sky News last night, former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott explained that Islam was in dire need of a reformation:



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Sign Outside Oakwood (OH) Village Hall Says “Jesus is Making a List” and Asks if You’re On It

If any of you are driving past the Oakwood Village Hall in Bedford, Ohio today, you’ll come across a rather strange message on the sign outside the building. Reader Kevin was smart enough to snap an image:



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Atheist Group’s “Let Reason Prevail” Banner, Placed Outside Indiana Courthouse, Stolen

After a long and drawn out battle over a Nativity scene on the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse in Indiana (which you can read about here), the Freedom From Religion Foundation finally put up their own response to the Christian display late last month.

It was a Secular Nativity, featuring the Founding Fathers, Statue of Liberty, and the Bill of Rights. There was also a banner that read “At this season of the Winter Solstice, LET REASON PREVAIL. There are no gods, no devils, no angels, no heaven or hell. There is only our natural world. Religion is but myth & superstition that hardens hearts & enslaves minds.”



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Ted Cruz Refuses to Criticize Donald Trump for His Anti-Muslim Proposal

On Monday, Senator Ted Cruz demonstrated his ardent commitment to preserving religious freedom, lamenting about “what kind of country are we living in” where a Christian teenager’s religious freedoms are not protected. It was clear that his commitment to religious freedom was greater than his commitment to reality, since that story was completely bogus.

Just one day later, when asked about Donald Trump‘s proposal to ban all Muslim immigrants, Cruz’s response seemed to indicate that he may not be so committed to that whole religious freedom thing after all.

At least, not for Muslims.



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Billy Eichner Plays “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

In a segment for his show Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner had Rachel Dratch play a game called “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

It starts with Dratch signing a billion-year contract, as the Church requires of its members, then having her work through a series of obstacles that Tom Cruise would surely appreciate.

Did she win?! (Spoiler: No one ever wins.)



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