High school teacher fired for being an atheist

An Indiana public high school teacher was fired after telling administrators and colleagues he refused to pray to some “mystical sky daddy” because he was an atheist. High school German teacher Kevin Pack, 29, has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), claiming Middlebury Community Schools’ Northridge High School Principal Gerald Rasler fired him for complaining about the public school’s evangelical culture, and sending a faculty-wide email indicating he was a … [Read more...]

Mormon terrorist: Oregon school shooter wanted to kill ‘sinners’

The journal of the young Oregon school shooter described as a “devout Mormon” reveals he was determined to kill “sinners” who “smoked cigarettes and took the Lord's name in vain.” Jared Michael Padgett, a 15-year-old freshman, terrorized his suburban high school last Tuesday in yet another tragic school shooting. Padgett killed fellow student, 14-year old Emilio Hoffman, in the boys' locker room, and also shot and injured a teacher, before taking his own life after exchanging gunfire with polic … [Read more...]

Christianity Today promotes rape culture: Youth pastor calls rape ‘extramarital affair’

#TakeDownThatPost - Christianity Today is under fire after giving a former youth group minister and convicted rapist a forum to publish a self-serving and disturbing first-person account of the rape of a minor. Earlier this month, Christianity Today's imprint publication, Leadership Journal, ran a post written by a convicted child sex offender and former youth pastor narrating his internal thought process as he went from youth pastor to child molester and convicted felon. The account, written … [Read more...]

Company forced workers to join New Age ‘Onionhead’ cult

Onionhead and the story of Woo? Employees were forced to participate in New Age religious activities at work, and fired if they refused, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC filed a lawsuit on behalf of former employees of United Health Programs of America and its parent, Cost Containment Group, a Syosset, New York company, claiming that workers were forced to participate in a New Age religious cult called “Onionhead.” In the com … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson tells kids don’t call cops if dad threatens mom with gun

Televangelist Pat Robertson

Televangelist Pat Robertson advises kids not to call the police when their father threatens their mother with a gun, because “you don’t want to get your father busted.” “Whenever my parents fight, my dad threatens my mom with his gun,” a young viewer told Robertson in an email. “Fortunately, this now means nothing to my mom, and she never goes nuts about it; she is very calm.” “But as a child, I get nervous and worried when this happens,” the viewer’s note continued. “Even my younger brother sa … [Read more...]

Republican candidate says gays should be stoned to death


WTF? Using the Bible as a justification, a Republican candidate for Oklahoma’s state house of representatives advocates stoning gay people to death. Think Progress reports Oklahoma state house candidate Scott Esk wrote on Facebook last summer that gay people are “worthy of death” and should be stoned, later claiming that violence against gays is “in the old testament under a law that came directly from God.” Raw Story reports Esk responded to a post on Pope Francis saying “who am I to judge?” o … [Read more...]

Creationists: If evolution is true, rape must be okay

A disturbing look into the minds of Christian fundamentalists: Appearing on Creation Today, advocates for Biblical creationism came to the “dark” conclusion that if evolution is true, rape must be okay. In a stunning failure of critical thinking, Creationist Derek Isaacs explained to his intellectually challenged cohorts that if evolution is true, rape really isn’t wrong, because it’s all about propagating DNA:… I studied Darwin, I studied Dawkins, Hitchens, E.O. Wilson, some of the purvey … [Read more...]

Archbishop says he was unsure if priests raping children was a crime

Despicable and disgusting: In an unbelievable display of moral cowardice and deceit, the head of the Archdiocese of St. Louis said under oath that he wasn't sure whether he knew if it was illegal for priests to have sex with children. After admitting to protecting pedophile priests from prosecution, St. Louis archbishop Robert Carlson testified that he wasn't sure whether he knew if it was illegal for priests to have sex with children when he served as chancellor of the Twin Cities archdiocese … [Read more...]