Surprise: Christians exploit tragedy in Nepal to promote Jesus

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Without shame: Many Christians celebrate the deadly earthquake in Nepal as an opportunity to promote Christianity, using the death and destruction as a profitable and perverse justification for their own religious superstition.The death toll from Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal has risen to at least 2,300. Hospitals in the country are over capacity, electricity has been turned off, and storage for dead bodies has run out. And while the tragedy is fresh, the religious hucksters are out in full … [Read more...]

Cruel Christians Mock Bruce Jenner

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Christian love: Last night a brave Bruce Jenner revealed he is transitioning into a woman, and as one might expect, many Christians are taking the opportunity to abuse and mock Jenner and other transgender individuals.In a highly anticipated interview, Jenner told Diane Sawyer that “for all intents and purposes, I am a woman.”Immediately following the interview some 'loving Christians' condemned Jenner as an abomination and in need of Jesus. Many patronizing and condescending Christians o … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton: Religious Beliefs Must Be Changed to Achieve Social Justice


In a fiery speech Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton argues that deep seated religious beliefs must be changed so that everyone can enjoy full participation in every aspect of society.Clinton, speaking in Manhattan on Thursday at the sixth annual Women in The World Summit, declared that “deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases” must be changed both in the U.S. and around the world in order to achieve social justice.Clinton, after discussing … [Read more...]

Mike Huckabee: Marriage equality means the ‘criminalization of Christianity’

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Dreams of persecution: Presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is stoking the fears and paranoia of conservative Christians with wild eyed tales of civil and criminal penalties for Christian pastors who refuse to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.Speaking to a group of conservative pastors in a conference call organized by the Christian hate group the Family Research Council, Huckabee lied to his audience of Christian extremists by claiming that pastors would face civil and criminal penalties … [Read more...]

Religious Freedom law protects U.S. Muslims right to join Islamic State

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Unintended consequences: Attorneys argue the Religious Freedom Restoration Act should protect U.S. Muslims motivated to join the Islamic State because of their sincerely held religious beliefs.Lawyers for suspected homegrown Islamic terrorists wanting to join the Islamic State are arguing charges should be dropped because the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) protects the sincerely held religious beliefs of the Islamic State sympathizers.In particular, attorneys for a Chicago-area … [Read more...]

Allen West claims school prayer prevents football injuries

Who needs a helmet when you've got Jesus? Former congressman and crazy Christian conservative Allen West claims prayer prevents football injuries at public schools, and blames the rise in such injuries on the enforcement of the separation of church and state.Right Wing Watch reports that while speaking to a conservative group in Gladewater, Texas, last week, former Rep. West blamed high school football injuries on the end of state-sponsored prayer in schools.While discussing a recent … [Read more...]

Michigan lawmakers try to make homeschool safe

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For some students, homeschool is a fantastic alternative to a traditional education, but for others, homeschool is a nightmare of isolation, abuse, and even death.Michigan lawmakers are trying to make homeschool a little safer, and protect kids from the dangers and abuse homeschooling makes possible by creating a registry of homeschooled students and instituting a simple requirement that homeschooled students are seen at least twice a year by certain professionals considered to be mandatory … [Read more...]

Conservatives argue same-sex marriage causes abortion

Anti-gay Christian conservatives desperate to stop same-sex marriage are making the absurd legal claim that same-sex marriage causes women to have abortions.In preparation for the upcoming and historic Supreme Court same-sex marriage case set for later this month, legal scholars representing the interests of conservative Christians are preparing to argue that legalizing same-sex marriage will cause 900,000 additional abortions in the U.S.The Daily Signal, a front for the conservative … [Read more...]