Sen. Ted Cruz Laments Removal of Oklahoma’s Ten Commandments Monument

Reason has prevailed and the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol has been taken down! Removed in the dark of night, likely in an attempt to avoid a public scene, the patently unconstitutional display of religion is finally gone. Twitter conservatives have responded predictably, of course, but Sen. Ted Cruz clearly saw this as a campaign opportunity.



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Progressives Need to Stop Idolizing Pope Francis

Pope Francis made waves in 2013 when he said, while talking to reporters, “If someone is gay and searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” On the surface, this looked like a huge win for Progressives, since a major religious leader — if not the major religious leader — had just publicly said that he would not judge gay people.

Well, this wasn’t exactly the case.



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California Governor Signs Into Law Merciful Right-to-Die Legislation

Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill allowing mentally competent, terminally ill patients to end life on their own terms, using drugs prescribed by their doctors.

We should all be glad he signed it.

There are religious conservatives who think taking your own life is an affront to God and that you have to let nature run its course — even when you’re deathly sick, in constant pain, and have no hope for recovery. They think the God who inflicted that pain upon you should be allowed to torture you as long as He wants.

Could they be any more cruel?

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The Oklahoma Ten Commandments Monument Has Finally Been Taken Down

Last night, the Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol finally came down.

And the shadows were celebrating in a way God would never approve of…



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Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz’s Book About Islam is Available Today in the U.S.

Atheist Sam Harris and Muslim Maajid Nawaz have written a book discussing the Islamic faith in the form of a conversation between the two. That also includes Nawaz correcting misconceptions about the faith held by Harris, who wasn’t raised in it.

It’s called Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue:



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