Presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal claims Christ is ‘America’s only hope’

Theocracy watch: Courting Christian conservatives, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is expected to announce his 2016 presidential run at a prayer rally scheduled for January, 2015.Jindal, the man who said the Republican party must “stop being the stupid party,” is going to play dumb to curry favor with the Christian base of the Republican party, and advance the dangerous cause of Christian nationalism.Christian nationalism is the belief that America is a Christian nation, a belief connected to … [Read more...]

Islamic State posts guide on female sex slaves, justifies child rape

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Religion of rape: The Islamic State has issued a detailed and horrific guide to the capture, punishment, and rape of female non-believers, in accord with sharia (Islamic law).The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) requires its rank and file to follow a strict Islamic code of conduct in the matter of stealing young women and trading them like cattle for sexual gratification.Members of ISIS have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in their raids on towns and villages across northern … [Read more...]

Michele Bachmann makes Moses honorary founding father in farewell address

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In her final speech on the House floor, Rep. Michele Bachmann attributed the United States' success to the Ten Commandments, claiming U.S. lawmakers stand “under the authority” of the ancient biblical figure Moses.Raw Story reports with an excerpt of Bachmann’s farewell speech on the House floor, given Tuesday, Dec. 9: “We have so much to be thankful for, so much to be grateful for. For many people who have never had the privilege of being in this House chamber before, this is the room where … [Read more...]

Secular victory: No tax breaks for Ken Ham’s Ark Park

In a victory for science, secular values, and the separation of church and state, Kentucky has withdrawn its offer of $18 million in tax breaks for Ken Ham’s Noah’s Ark theme park.The good news means Kentucky taxpayers will not be forced to subsidize an evolution denying Creationist theme park being built by Christian fundamentalists hoping to indoctrinate children with ignorant, discredited religious superstitions.Kentucky Tourism Secretary Bob Stewart says the planned project has evo … [Read more...]

Kim Kardashian says slut shaming God made her fat

Painting a picture of a slut shaming, vindictive deity determined to punish a confident woman, Kim Kardashian blames God for her weight gain during pregnancy.Kardashian recently chatted with Elle UK about her body and why she believes God was behind her pregnancy weight gain: I’m an Armenian girl, I have shape, and it turned out people liked that. That makes me feel good about myself and about other women for being so supportive. I am a confident woman, but I didn’t just arrive confident – i … [Read more...]

American Christian planned terrorist attacks against Islamic holy sites

U.S. now exporting Christian terror: Adam Everet Livvix, a Christian from Texas, has been indicted by Israeli prosecutors after undercover agents discovered Livvix was involved in an alleged terrorist plot against Islamic holy sites in Israel.Livvix, who is wanted in the United States for questioning on drug-related charges, was apprehended by Israeli police on November 19. The 30-year-old Texas man is being held in Israel for allegedly plotting to attack Islamic holy sites with stolen … [Read more...]

Florida elected officials walk out on atheist invocation

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Atheists face official bigotry and discrimination in Lake Worth, Florida: In an act of disrespect, four out of five City Commissioners, including Mayor Pam Triolo, walk out of a commission meeting to avoid hearing an atheist invocation.As Preston Smith, the invited speaker and an atheist, approached the podiuum to give the invocation for the commission meeting last week, Mayor Pam Triolo and three other city commissioners abruptly walked out of the room in order to avoids hearing the atheist … [Read more...]

New Zealand pastor tells gay author ‘I pray that you will commit suicide’

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More of that Christian love: A Baptist pastor in New Zealand admits he sent an abusive email to a prominent gay author in which he prays for the author's death via suicide.Jim Marjoram, author of It's Life Jim: A Journey to Sexual and Spiritual Reconciliation via the Road of Fundamentalist Religion, a book about life as a gay Christian, sent out an email to promote his new book and new ministry to help LGBT Christians to several church leaders in New Zealand.Marjoram sent out … [Read more...]