Family Values? ‘Frothy’ Rick Santorum in business with adult anime creator

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Failed presidential candidate and wannabe movie mogul Rick “Frothy” Santorum has a smutty anime secret - his "faith-based film studio" is backed and managed by a major player in the production and distribution of adult anime content. Currently “Frothy” Rick Santorum is the CEO of EchoLight Studios, a Texas-based production company focused on making “family-friendly, wholesome, Christ-centered entertainment.” Santorum’s manager and backer at EchoLight Studios turns out to be Gen Fukunaga, an expe … [Read more...]

Grandstanding county commissioner defies court order with Christian prayer

In an obnoxious display of Christian arrogance, a grandstanding county commissioner in Maryland violated a court order and the spirit of the U.S. Constitution by opening a budget meeting with a Christian prayer. According to a report issued by the Carroll County Times, Carroll County Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier opened up Thursday morning's board of commissioners budget meeting with references to Jesus Christ, despite a federal judge's preliminary injunction ordering the board to stop … [Read more...]

Secular victory: Federal judge bars Christian prayers at county meetings

In a significant victory for the separation of church and state, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Carroll County Board of Commissioners in Maryland must refrain from opening their meetings with Christian prayers. Judge William D. Quarels, Jr. of the U.S. District Court of Maryland issued a preliminary injunction to stop sectarian prayers held before meetings of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, after plaintiffs alleged the practice of permitting Commissioners to deliver prayers … [Read more...]

Bank discriminates against American Atheists, refuses to notarize documents

A bank in New Jersey refused notary service to the managing director of American Atheists because of the groups atheist affiliation. Amanda Knief, managing director of American Atheists, Inc., was refused notary service at a TD bank in Cranford, New Jersey, on Tuesday. In a Facebook  post Knief reports: “I was just refused service — because I am an atheist. It was embarrassing, humiliating, and it pissed me off.” According to her statement, Knief and American Atheists President Dave Silverman … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson laments the fact gays are no longer being stoned to death

On Wednesday’s edition of the 700 Club televangelist Pat Robertson seemed to lament the fact that gays are no longer being stoned to death like they were when Jesus Christ walked the earth. Speaking about a report on a Colorado baker who supports an Arizona bill that would have allowed businesses to discriminate against LGBT couples, Robertson claimed that Satan is behind homosexuality, and that Jesus would not have served gay couples because they would have been stoned to death. The following … [Read more...]

Taxpayers fund creationism in private Christian schools

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Funding child abuse: US taxpayers will give nearly $1 billion this year to subsidize private Christian schools that teach creationism instead of science to our nation’s children. Politico reports taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition vouchers for private religious schools teaching that the Earth is less than 10,000 years old. Even more alarming, a major push to expand these voucher programs is under way from Alaska to New York, a development that seems c … [Read more...]

Christian school harrasses, expels little girl for being a tomboy

An eight year old girl who wears pants, sneakers, short hair and loves sports has been expelled from her Christian school after being told she is not following “her God-ordained identity.” Sunnie Kahle was removed from Timberlake Christian School after her family received a letter telling them that the eight year old failed to follow the school's "biblical standards." The letter states that students have been confused about whether Sunnie is a boy or girl and specifies that administrators can r … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson: Female atheists are rape victims or possessed by demons

Televangelist Pat Robertson suggests females reject Jesus Christ and become atheists as a result of rape or demonic possession. On Monday Robertson offered his 700 Club viewers an explanation as to why a woman would refuse to accept Jesus Christ as her personal savior, and instead become an atheist: she must be possessed by demons or a survivor of rape. Right Wing Watch reports a 700 Club viewer asked host Pat Robertson today if she should give up proselytizing to her atheist coworker and “let … [Read more...]