American Atheists court conservatives at CPAC 2015

Jamila Bey, American Atheists board member, speaks at CPAC 2015.

After being banned from formally participating at last year’s conference, American Atheists reach out to political conservatives at CPAC 2015.Jamila Bey, American Atheists board member and a Washington, D.C.-based writer and radio host, spoke on the main stage during the Thursday (Feb. 26) morning session of CPAC 2015.She is believed to be the first atheist activist to address CPAC’s annual meeting.Bey said, in part: Today I stand before you not just as a fellow conservative, I sta … [Read more...]

Jessa Duggar tells liberals they will burn in Hell

Jessa Duggar (Image via Facebook)

Christian love: In an obnoxious Facebook rant, Jessa Duggar, reality TV star and victim of the radical Christian extremist movement known as Quiverfull, tells liberals they will burn in hell.The 22-year-old 19 Kids and Counting star addressed her thousands of followers via Facebook Wednesday in order to share a “hard truth” - hell is for real, and if you don’t do as she says God says, you will fry for an eternity.Jessa writes: I will speak to you a hard truth. I do not write this becau … [Read more...]

Leading scientists: Children should be protected from religion

Top scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss advocate for children, arguing children should be allowed to develop as critical thinkers and be protected from religious indoctrination.Speaking with The Irish Times, Dawkins, a leading biologist, and Krauss, a leading physicist, defended a child’s right to a proper education.Dawkins said: There is a balancing act and you have to balance the rights of parents and the rights of children and I think the balance has swung too far towards p … [Read more...]

NYC abandons consent requirement for Jewish oral suction circumcision ritual

New York City caves to pressure from the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and abandons a policy requiring written consent from parents before a mohel can perform metzitzah b'peh, a barbaric circumcision ritual that involves orally suctioning blood from the wounded penis.Metzitzah b'peh is a bizarre Jewish ritual where a member of the ultra-Orthodox clergy known as a mohel uses his mouth to suck the blood off a newborn's penis immediately after circumcision, in order to “ritually cleanse the w … [Read more...]

Creepy Christian dad offers 7 rules for dating his daughter

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"Sex may be fun. But now sex can kill." A smooth talking Christian dad offers advice for dating his Christian daughter.The overly earnest and very mellow Christian Dad begins by asking: Going all the way with a guy or girl—what is it? How can you do it? And how can it be fun and enjoyable and not leave you feeling guilty and scarred, reminiscent of a memory you wish you could forget? The bizarre but chill Christian dad goes on to offer the “right rules for the right kind of fun” when hangi … [Read more...]

Poll: GOP majority wants Christianity as national religion

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GOP dreams of Christian theocracy: A majority of Republicans favor establishing Christianity as the national religion according to a disturbing new poll released today by Public Policy Polling (PPP).The new poll found 57 percent of Republicans say they favor establishing Christianity as a national religion, while only 30 percent oppose establishing Christianity as the national religion. 13 percent said they were unsure.The poll results also show a majority of Republicans (66%) do not … [Read more...]

Idaho Republicans back bill protecting faith-healing parents

faith healing law

Idaho Republicans abandon children, and support legislation that would codify protections for faith-healing parents, ensuring that faith-healing parents who choose prayer over modern medicine are protected from prosecution, even when their actions lead to the death of their children.A bill to codify parental rights in Idaho passed the House State Affairs Committee Friday. The bill, sponsored by Republican lawmaker Janet Trujillo, declares parents have a “fundamental right to make decisions c … [Read more...]

Al-Shabaab calls on Muslims to attack US, Canada and UK shopping malls

Jihad at the shopping mall: Al-Shabaab, the Somali based Islamic terrorist group, is calling on Muslim men “to answer the call of Allah and target disbelievers wherever they are,” in an ominous new propaganda video advocating for terror attacks against shopping malls in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.Al-Shabaab is the Somali based Islamic terrorist group responsible for the 2013 deadly siege at the upscale Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, in which more than 60 peo … [Read more...]