‘Duck Dynasty’ star fantasizes about the rape and murder of an atheist family

Christian love: “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson fantasizes about how an atheist father would react to watching intruders behead his atheist wife and rape and kill his two atheist daughters.The conservative icon elaborated his gruesome fantasy on Friday while speaking to a crowd of conservative Christians in a ridiculous and offensive attempt to illustrate the supposed perils of atheism.According to audio surfaced by Right Wing Watch, Robertson made the remarks during a speech at a Flo … [Read more...]

Sharia for Hoosiers: Indiana House passes ‘religious freedom’ bill

Theocracy in the heartland: The Indiana House has passed a controversial religious freedom bill that will allow anyone to ignore the law when it conflicts with their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”The Republican-controlled Indiana House approved the draconian measure Monday on a 63-31 vote, largely along party lines. However, to be fair, five reasonable Republicans joined 26 Democrats in opposing the bill.To make matters worse, Republican Gov. Mike Pence said he plans to sign the leg … [Read more...]

George Zimmerman claims killing Trayvon Martin was God’s plan

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman claims killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was God’s plan, and that wishing Martin had lived would be “blasphemous,” according to a recently released interview.Zimmerman spoke to his attorney about the case in an interview recorded earlier this month.When asked “George how about the actual event itself. Do you wish you had turned different?” Zimmerman responded, in part: ...as a Christian I believe that God does everything for a purpose, and he had his plans and for me to … [Read more...]

Obnoxious Ted Cruz panders to conservative Christians

They deserve each other: An obnoxious Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign today by pandering to conservative Christians in a revolting display of faith-based politics.Cruz began his 2016 presidential bid with an impassioned appeal to the religious right while speaking at the world's largest Christian college, Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.Cruz fed red meat to the conservative Christian base in a speech stressing faith in God, and belief in Jesus Christ. While the … [Read more...]

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

Leesburg Town Council member Thomas S. Dunn

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...]