Report: Diabetic Son Dies After Parents Choose Prayer Over Medicine

Faith healing kills: At the time of his death the 15-year-old weighed only 37 pounds. Emil and Rodica Radita are currently on trial after being charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of their son, Alexandru (Alex) Radita. Prosecutors claim the Christian parents refused to treat their son’s diabetes, choosing prayer over medical [Read More…]


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Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination

It’s over: Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee. Associated Press reports Hillary Clinton has commitments from the number of delegates needed to become the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee for president, and will be first woman to top the ticket of a major U.S. political party. Washington Post reports the numbers: Clinton has 1,812 pledged [Read More…]


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Episcopal Bishop: Christians Invented Hell To Control People

“Religion is always in the control business” – Bishop John Shelby Spong. In a now classic video Bishop John Shelby Spong of the Episcopal Church explains how the church’s survival depends on a belief in Hell, a belief invented by church leaders to control the masses. In an interview with Keith Morrison of Dateline NBC [Read More…]


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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Blame Education System For Trump

Neil DeGrasse Tyson laments the rise of Donald Trump. On HBO’s Real Time, popular science communicator Neil DeGrasse Tyson claims the education system is partially responsible for the rise of Donald Trump. During a panel discussion concerning the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, Tyson points out that the real problem is not Trump, but “the major portion [Read More…]


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Atheists Rally For Reason In Washington D.C.

Have you told your parents you’re an atheist? Thousands of atheists, agnostics, and other freethinkers rally for reason at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Saturday. Aside from promoting the importance of secular society and the separation of church and state, the rally’s major issues of focus included climate change, reproductive rights and LGBT equality. [Read More…]


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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Science Favors Big Bang Over Jesus

“The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” –  Neil DeGrasse Tyson On last night’s edition of HBO’s Real Time, Neil DeGrasse Tyson discussed science with host Bill Maher. Introducing the topic of the Big Bang, Maher joked that he just wanted to see if Tyson could keep his “story straight” on [Read More…]


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Little League Coach Jailed After Bare-Bottom Spankings For Jesus

North Carolina coach jailed for spanking young boys without parents’ permission. Jonathan Shawn Russell, 33, pleaded guilty this week to four misdemeanor counts of assault on a child under 12. He’ll spend 60 days in jail and 18 months on probation for his crime. His victims ranged from 8 to 9 years old. Arrest warrants [Read More…]


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Iowa Governor Promotes Christianity As Official State Religion

An official state proclamation asks all Iowans to embrace Christianity. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) plans to promote Christianity as the official state religion by encouraging all Iowans to take part in a statewide county courthouse Bible-reading marathon scheduled for later this year. For four days all 99 county courthouses in Iowa will be filled [Read More…]


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James Dobson: Kill Transgender People Using Public Bathrooms

Evangelist James Dobson says transgender people using public bathrooms should be shot. In an anti-Obama rant the Focus on the Family founder said that transgender people using public restrooms should be shot. Writing for World Net Daily Dobson complained about President Obama’s order to “every public school in America to open all its bathroom facilities including those [Read More…]


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Faith Healing Suspected In Death Of Canadian Teen

Christian parents who refused to treat son’s diabetes on trial for murder. At the time of his death Alexandru Radita weighed only 37 pounds, and was 15-years-old. His parents,  Emil and Rodica Radita, have been charged with first-degree murder in connection to their son’s death. The first-degree murder trial for Alex’s parents, Rodica, 53, and [Read More…]


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