Nashville Mayoral Candidate Airs Radio Ad Trashing Opponent’s Support of Church/State Separation

Last week, I posted about a controversy brewing in the Nashville (Tennessee) mayoral race between Megan Barry and David Fox. Rumor had it that Fox’s campaign was calling up voters and suggesting that Barry didn’t believe in God — because that’s supposed to be a bad thing.

Barry responded to the initial rumor by telling the audience at a church’s prayer breakfast that the allegations weren’t true — which is perfectly fine for her to say — but I didn’t appreciate this one particular comment:

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Kim Davis’ Lawyer Says KY County Residents Can Drive 30 Minutes to Get a Marriage License Elsewhere

Mat Staver, the Liberty Counsel lawyer who’s defending Christian bigot Kim Davis in her quest to be a government employee who doesn’t have to do her job, is bending over backwards trying to rationalize bigotry.

His latest argument, which he alluded to on MSNBC last night and said outright on Steve Malzberg‘s Newsmax program today, is that the 20,000+ people who live and pay taxes in Rowan County, Kentucky simply have to drive 30 minutes out of their way (to another county) to obtain a marriage license if they want one — all so that a Christian doesn’t have to do the job she was elected for and gets paid to do.



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Church Warns Against “Spiritually Transmitted Disease”

I know churches are always trying to get your attention with flashy postcards and fliers… but Blue Mountain Community Church (in Walla Walla, Washington) may want to rethink this one:



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Bill Nye Busts a Move With His New Dance “The Click”

There’s a new dance called “The Click” and all the cool science nerds are doing it.

Well, at least the coolest science nerd is.

Bill Nye, known to cut a rug or two, debuted his new “50s rockabilly style” jig this week on The CW’s Whose Line is it Anyway alongside Wayne Brady and his lyrical improv.



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Christian Leader Says Americans Are “Schizophrenic” About Sex

The Ashley Madison hack has been a bonanza for those who revel in the outing of hypocrites, with public officials and proselytizers suddenly put on blast for their duplicitous ways.

A lot could be said about what the leak and our reactions to it reveal in terms of our views on sex and relationships, but you needn’t worry about it.

Dr. Richard D. Land, president of the The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, has already figured it out, as he explains in the Christian Post:



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