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

Teaching creationism is child abuse

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...]

Creepy Christian ‘Purity Balls’ objectify and degrade young women

Purity Balls, where a daughter’s worth is determined by the state of her hymen, are currently all the rage among America’s Christian extremists. Purity Balls are creepy religious ceremonies infused with ritual father-daughter incest where daughters who have just begun menstruating are formally instructed that they “are married to the Lord” and that their father is their “boyfriend.” It’s like a wedding but with a twist: Young women exchange rings, take vows and enjoy a first dance…with their da … [Read more...]

KKK Imperial Wizard denies hate group label: ‘We’re a Christian organization’

The KKK - a "Christian organization"

Arguing that the KKK is a non-violent Christian organization, the Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan says “We don’t hate people because of their race. I mean, we’re a Christian organization.” Frank Ancona, leader of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, said he is tired of “a few rogue Klansmen” ruining the group’s reputation:"Because of the acts of a few rogue Klansmen, all Klansmen are supposed to be murderers, and wanting to lynch black people, and we're supposed to … [Read more...]

Angry creationists demand equal time on Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’

Creationists are unhappy about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s successful revival of Cosmos, claiming the show lacks scientific balance because it fails to provide airtime for their discredited, alternative theory to evolution. Right Wing Watch reports the Creationist group Answers In Genesis is incensed about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s worthy reboot of Carl Sagan's original Cosmos, angry because the program fails to provide airtime for Creationism. The group is demanding that airtime on the program be set asi … [Read more...]

Court rejects religious freedom defense for ‘spare rod, spoil child’ Biblical parenting

A Wisconsin pastor who told parishioners to discipline fussy infants as young as 2 months by forcefully striking their bare bottoms with wooden spoons and dowels lost an appeal on his conviction for conspiracy to commit child abuse. In 2012, a jury found Philip Caminiti, pastor of Aleitheia Bible Church, guilty of eight counts of conspiracy to commit child abuse for instructing church members to hit children between the ages of 2 months and 5 years with wooden rods to discipline them. During … [Read more...]