Tennessee church links equal rights to Satan

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If Satan’s for it, they're against it: The Knoxville Baptist Tabernacle Church is facing criticism after linking the struggle for equal rights to Satan.Raw Story reports members of the Knoxville community expressed outrage earlier this week after photos of the marquee outside the Knoxville Baptist Tabernacle Church were circulated online. The sign read: Remember, Satan was the first to demand equal rights. The silly and controversial sign was changed after it sparked outrage in the c … [Read more...]

Cruel Catholic Church drenches homeless as they sleep

Heartless, shocking, inhumane abuse: Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the principal church of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, is using a watering system to drench the homeless while they sleep in the cathedral’s doorways.In a most uncharitable and mean-spirited move, Saint Mary’s Cathedral has installed a watering system to keep the homeless from sleeping in the doorways of the church.KCBS reports that at the cathedral there are four tall side doors, with sheltered alcoves, that attract homel … [Read more...]

Kansas Governor: Forcing women to give birth is good for the economy

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback offers a novel argument for denying women access to abortion, claiming that forcing women to give birth is good for the economy.Brownback made his deplorable remarks while speaking with Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, a Christian hate group, on Friday’s Washington Watch broadcast.In the discussion Perkins praised Brownback for his state’s economic success, ignoring the fact the Brownback has ruined the Kansas economy with a disastrous and rad … [Read more...]

Virginia official claims God, not government, ended slavery

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God did it? Leesburg Town Council member Thomas S. Dunn is taking heat after making the absurd claim that God, not the U.S. government, was responsible for freeing America’s slaves.Wonkette reports the Leesburg council was considering a proposal to create a Diversity Commission, which would have the mission of “improving outreach and communication with minority communities, encouraging minorities to apply to available town government jobs and fostering an inclusive environment in Lee … [Read more...]

Rick Santorum wants to save America by putting Bibles back in schools

Theocracy alert: Former senator and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum calls upon an audience of pastors and Christian activists to save America by putting Bibles back in the public schools.Santorum rallied an audience of Christian extremists by suggesting educators should defy a Supreme Court ruling against school-sponsored Bible readings while speaking at the Awakening, a conference organized by the Liberty Counsel, an anti-gay, Christian extremist organization.Speaking at … [Read more...]

Televangelist Creflo Dollar hustles gullible Christians for $65 million private jet

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Flimflam for Jesus: Creflo Dollar, the prosperity gospel preacher who hustles gullible Christians for fun and profit, is asking his mostly poor and uneducated congregation to give, give, give, because he needs a new $65 million private luxury jet to do "the work of the Lord."Dollar, the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a controversial figure who preaches the prosperity gospel, a doctrine claiming that donations to Christian … [Read more...]

Arkansas lawmaker believed adopted daughters were possessed by demons

 The twisted tale of an Arkansas Republican lawmaker who “rehomed” his adopted daughters with a sexual predator grows more bizarre with tales of exorcisms and claims of “demonic possession.”The sordid and tragic tale of Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris "rehoming" his adopted daughters to a man that went on to sexually abuse one of the girls has taken a bizarre turn with allegations that the Harris family gave the girls up because they believed the children could communicate telepat … [Read more...]

West Coast Baptist College does blackface

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What were they thinking? A photo of two white students in blackface from West Coast Baptist College posing with an Assistant Dean has many people scratching their head.The controversial photo, shared by the blog Stuff Fundies Like and reshared by the Tumblr blog Christian Nightmares, depicts two white students in blackface grinning for the camera and posing with what appears to be Assistant Dean Reggie Williams, an African American.It is hard to think of a context in which white students … [Read more...]