Kentucky Bill Would Allow Discrimination Based on ‘Sincerely Held’ Religious Beliefs

Human rights groups in Kentucky are fighting a proposed bill that would allow people to sidestep anti-discrimination laws if they could justify their actions with “sincerely held religious beliefs.”

House Bill 279, sponsored by conservative Democrat Rep. Bob Damron and recently passed in the State Senate, would strengthen a person’s ability to “ignore state regulations or laws that contradict his or her ‘sincerely held’ religious beliefs.” Gay rights groups say this could legalize discrimination against LGBT people on the basis of certain religious beliefs that maintain homosexuality is wrong: [Read more...]

An Excellent 10-Minute Summary of History Channel’s ‘The Bible’

They need to play this in churches… [Read more...]

Jenny McCarthy Is Not Making the World a Better Place

There’s an article up at Yahoo called “7 Celebrity Activists Who Make the World a Better Place” and you’re not going to believe who’s #1 on their list…

Jenny McCarthy… [Read more...]

Calgary Secular Church Keeps the Community While Ditching the Faith

Keeping with the trend of atheists finding community in church-like services that lack the superstition and mythology found in religion, the National Post‘s Jen Gerson has a great article on the Calgary Secular Church: After several years living the godless life, [Korey] Peters and his wife, who was raised an Anglican, were at peace with [Read More...]

Sam Harris is Crowdsourcing Changes to His Next Book (Prizes Are Involved)

In 2011, Sam Harris released a long essay called “Lying.” It was available as a Kindle single, but not as a physical book.

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