Good News: Teens Reject Religion at Record Rate

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Hope for the future:  A new study shows millennials are the least religious generation of the last six decades, and possibly in the nation's history.Researchers analyzed data from 11.2 million respondents from four nationally representative surveys of U.S. adolescents ages 13 to 18 taken between 1966 and 2014.The results: American adolescents and emerging adults in the 2010s (Millennials) were significantly less religious than previous generations (Boomers, Generation X) at the same … [Read more...]

Evangelicals Gone Wild: Colorado Public High School Promotes Christianity

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A public high school in Colorado is openly promoting Christianity, intimidating non-Christians, and violating the separation of church and state in a most disturbing and flagrant violation of the U.S. Constitution.Florence High School in Colorado is home to the Cowboy Church. The church is led by Pastor Randy Pfaff. The church meets in the school cafeteria on Sundays and is advertised with two signs hanging outside of the school.It is legal for a church to rent space from a public … [Read more...]

Marco Rubio: Marriage Equality Threatens Survival of Christianity

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Fantasies of persecution: Senator Marco Rubio, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, claims same-sex marriage represents “a real and present danger” to the survival of Christianity.In a dramatic statement made during an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody, Senator Rubio warned that gay marriage represents “a real and present danger” to Christianity in America.Rubio argues that because anti-gay messages, including anti-gay messages issued by some Christian churches … [Read more...]

Scotland Bans Creationism From Science Classes

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Secular victory: The government of Scotland has issued a clear statement prohibiting the teaching of creationism in science classrooms.In September 2014, the Scottish Secular Society (SSS) lodged a petition with the Scottish Parliament asking for an explicit position to be taken on creationism in schools: Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to issue official guidance to bar the presentation in Scottish publicly funded schools of separate creation and of Young … [Read more...]

Duggar Dad Wanted Death Penalty For Incest in 2002

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As a candidate for the U.S. Senate Jim Bob Duggar argued those guilty of incest deserved the death penalty.Before he was the star of 19 Kids and Counting, Jim Bob Duggar was a prominent political figure in Arkansas, serving as a member of the state’s House of Representatives before running for the U.S. Senate in 2002.Duggar lost his 2002 bid to be the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate, however, he did take positions as a candidate. While trying to justify his anti-choice, anti-abortion s … [Read more...]

Muslim Televangelist Warns Masturbation Causes ‘Pregnant Hand’ In Afterlife

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A popular Muslim televangelist In Turkey has set social media on fire after claiming Prophet Muhammad teaches that a man who masturbates will meet his hand “pregnant in the afterlife.”Turkish news source Hurriyet Daily News reports on popular Muslim televangelist Mücahid Cihad Han responding to a viewer asking about masturbation.  The viewer said he “kept masturbating, although he was married, and even during the Umrah,” (The Umraha is a pilgrimage to Mecca performed by Muslims which can be u … [Read more...]

Creationist Defends Josh Duggar: If Evolution is True, Molesting Kids is OK

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Leading creationist Eric Hovind argues that if evolution is true, it wasn’t wrong for Josh Duggar to sexually assault little girls, “because what one evolved bag of molecules does to another bag of molecules just doesn’t really matter.”Writing on his blog Creation Today, leading creationist Eric Hovind, son of imprisoned creationist theme park operator Kent Hovind, defended Duggar’s heinous acts by making an absurd argument involving evolution.Hovind, expressing the twisted moral logic of … [Read more...]

Huckabee: Presidents Should Ignore Supreme Court and Obey ‘Supreme Being’

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Treason for Jesus? Arguing against marriage equality, GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee claims as president he would not be bound by decisions issued by the Supreme Court if they violate commandments issued by the “Supreme Being.”Huckabee, appearing on Fox News Sunday with host Chris Wallace, tried to argue that the president of the United States would not have to follow a potential Supreme Court ruling favorable to same-sex marriage because the Supreme Court was not the “Supreme Being … [Read more...]


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