Ken Ham Puts Up Anti-Atheist Billboards in Times Square and San Francisco

Answers in Genesis’ Ken Ham is taking a page from the atheist playbook and putting up some billboards of his own in San Francisco and Times Square to promote… Creationism? No, that’s not it… his museum? Not quite…

Actually, the billboards’ message pretty much boils down to: “Suck it, atheists.”

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Undercover Journalist Joins (and Exposes) Toronto Program That Claims to Turn Gay People Straight

While the Christian-led ex-gay movement is dying down in the United States, some “reparative therapy” or “conversion therapy” programs are still alive and well in other parts of the world. In Canada, for example, a government-registered charity called Living Waters (not affiliated with Ray Comfort‘s ministry of the same name) has chapters across the country to help gay people overcome their same-sex attractions.

Hearing of the program, an undercover reporter named Graham Slaughter from the Toronto Star joined a Living Waters chapter from January to May and recently published his account of the experience. In reality Slaughter is openly gay — contentedly so, it seems — making his description of the Christian program all the more interesting (and terrifying).

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Cincinnati Police Department Knows How to Stop Crime: Walking and Praying

I guess the Cincinnati Police Department has given up. They can’t figure out how to stop crime so they’re now teaming up with pastors and members of 25 local congregations to walk and pray through the city:

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If You’re a Minority Atheist, This Researcher Would Like to Talk to You

Professor Jerome Baggett of the Santa Clara Jesuit School of Theology is conducting a study on American Atheists and he’d like to hear more from those in minority atheist communities (specifically atheists who also identify as African-American, Latino/Hispanic and Asian/Pacific Islander).

If you’d like to participate, feel free to email Baggett directly! [Read more...]

Zack Kopplin Talks About His Fight Against Creationism in Louisiana Schools

The Houston Oasis is putting a lot of awesome videos online and one of them features student activist Zack Kopplin speaking about his fight against anti-science legislation in Louisiana. (This is an older video but still worth checking out!)

If any parts stand out to you, please leave the timestamps/summaries in the comments. [Read more...]


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