Egyptian TV Host Laments “Unfortunate” Truth That Atheists Exist, but Her Guest Pushes Back

On Egypt’s Al-Assema TV last week, host Rania Mahmoud Yassin was going to moderate a conversation about religion between human rights activist Ahmed Harqan and another guest… but after the introducing the segment by mentioning the “unfortunate” truth that there were atheists in the country, Harqan took her to task for her bias, leading to a shouting match between the two over whether or not the existence of atheists was a bad thing:



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Pastor Kevin Swanson: Better To Drown Than Let Your Kids Read Harry Potter

Pastor Kevin Swanson, friend of conservative Republicans and hater of feminism, Girl Scout Cookies, LGBT people, Disney movies and everything else that is good in the world, has added Harry Potter to his list of social evils.

Right Wing Watch grabbed a clip of Swanson speaking at the National Religious Liberties Conference (following Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Bobby Jindal, for what it’s worth). 

In a presentation that is nothing short of terrifying, he yells (yells!):



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Comedian John Mulaney Found Out They Stopped Saying “And Also With You” in the Catholic Church

Comedian John Mulaney visited a Catholic Church again after a long hiatus, only to discover that things had changed



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Seth Meyers Takes a Closer Look at Dr. Ben Carson’s Foolish Statements

Last night, Seth Meyers broke down the gaffe-machine that is Dr. Ben Carson:



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Former Atheist Group Leader is Now Chair of the Bangor (Maine) City Council

Brace yourself: I’m about to talk about a city council… but the news is good!

Sean Faircloth, who used to head up the Secular Coalition for America, was recently appointed chairman of the Bangor (Maine) City Council. He was elected to the council last year and was just selected by his peers for the chairmanship:



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