Americans United Tells Judge to Drop Bible-Writing and Marriage Requirements from Man’s Punishment

The other day, I posted about how Randall Rogers, a Smith County (Texas) judge, issued a strange punishment to 20-year-old Josten Bundy for punching out his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.

Rogers told him he had to marry his 19-year-old girlfriend, write down Bible verses, and get counseling. (Two of these things are not like the other…) If Bundy doesn’t follow those instructions, he could see jail time.

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So Far, Arian Foster Has Received Little Public Backlash After Coming Out as as Atheist

In the few days since the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster came out as “openly secular” — becoming one of the only public atheists in pro sports — I’ve been surprised by how accepting people have generally been.

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Pat Robertson Tells Grandparents to Bypass Atheist Parents and Send Grandson to Christian School

Pat Robertson said on The 700 Club today that Christian grandparents should do all they can to send their grandson to a private religious school if his atheist parents aren’t introducing him to Jesus.

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Man Allegedly Let Daughter Drown, As Lifeguard Watched, So a “Strange Man” Wouldn’t Touch Her

According to a story from Dubai (that hasn’t yet been verified), a woman allegedly drowned even though a lifeguard could have saved her because her father didn’t want a “strange man” touching her.


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Bangladeshi Police Tell Atheist Bloggers to Stop Criticizing Religion if They Want to Avoid Being Killed

Four atheist bloggers have been assassinated so far this year in Bangladesh, so it’s good to know local law enforcement officials have finally issued a solution to the problem.

Too bad it’s a shitty solution.

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