Ben Carson: I Came From God, Not A Monkey

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Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson reassures his conservative Christian audience that he is willing to deny scientific truth to preserve religious superstition. Speaking to the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington, D.C. last weekend Carson told a story about how he supposedly responded to a “leading atheist” on the topic of evolution: I remember [Read More...]

GOP Jesus and the Paradox of the Perverse Christian Ammosexual

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American Christians often fail to understand or live by the teachings of Christ, and nothing makes this more apparent than the perverse pleasure many Christians take in owning guns. Anyone familiar with the teachings of Christ as presented in the New Testament should understand that one of the main tenets of Christianity is nonviolence and [Read More...]

‘Demon Possessed’ Christian Missionary Convicted of Sexually Abusing Kenyan Orphans

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A Christian missionary from Oklahoma who claimed he was possessed by a demon has been convicted of sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage. Friday afternoon, a federal jury found 20-year-old Matthew Durham guilty on seven counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. He faces up to 30 years for each of [Read More...]

Missionary Accused of Raping Children Claims ‘Demon’ Made Him Do It

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Update: ‘Demon Possessed’ Christian Missionary Convicted of Sexually Abusing Kenyan Orphans An Oklahoma missionary is on trial for his life after confessing to molesting and raping as many as 10 orphans during a mission trip to Kenya. 20-year-old Matthew Durham told a U.S. federal court on Wednesday he was innocent but believed he was possessed by [Read More...]

Ken Ham’s Reconstruction of Noah’s Ark Demonstrates Absurdity of Creationism

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How does constructing a replica of Noah’s Ark with modern technology contribute to the argument for the supposed truth of Young Earth Creationism? In case anyone needed more evidence disproving the claims of Young Earth Creationism, a recent video depicting the current construction of a full scale replica of Noah’s Ark serves as a powerful [Read More...]

GOP Congressman Calls Separation of Church and State a ‘False Belief’

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Georgia Rep. Jody Hice claims Christians have been tricked into accepting the separation of church and state, calling constitutionally mandated church-state separation a “false belief.” In a video statement screened at a San Diego Christian conference earlier today, Hice denounced secular government, and argued that the separation of church and state inevitably leads to “Big [Read More...]

Rachel Dolezal: Victim of Young Earth Creationism

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Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who pretended to be black, was a victim of extreme Christian indoctrination and Young Earth Creationism as a child. Dolezal, the disgraced former NAACP leader, is currently at the center of a media firestorm after being exposed as a white woman posing as a black woman. However, what is not [Read More...]

Scott ‘Kill the Gays’ Lively In Federal Court Facing ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Charges

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Extreme anti-gay Christian pastor Scott Lively, the American architect of Uganda’s notorious “kill the gays” legislation, is in federal court today facing charges of “crimes against humanity.” According to a report issued by MassLive, lawyers for Lively will appear in U.S. District Court today to defend the controversial pastor against allegations of crimes against humanity [Read More...]

Christian Homeschoolers Promote Child Marriage

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In the dark and sometimes dangerous world of Christian homeschoolers, children are treated as property, often with tragic consequence. A recent Facebook discussion illuminates some of the dangers the daughters of Christian homeschoolers face, dangers like arranged marriages, often at a very young age. In a post to his Facebook page, Michael Farris, Chairman of [Read More...]

Jeb Bush Says Catholic Dogma Trumps US Government

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Theocracy Alert: In an ominous speech announcing his 2016 presidential campaign, Jeb Bush promised if elected president he would favor Catholic dogma over the courts, the law, and the U.S. government. The former Florida Governor declared his official entry into the 2016 presidential race earlier today while speaking to a cheering crowd at Miami Dade [Read More...]