Stephen Colbert champions separation of church and state

Stephen Colbert has signed off after nine years on the air as host of The Colbert Report. As we celebrate the man behind the character that coined the term “truthiness,” we look back upon remarks he made in support of the separation between church and state.In a 2012 interview with Terry Gross for NPR, Colbert makes a thoughtful case for not only the separation of church and state, but the separation of politics from religion. The following is an excerpt from that interview: "We have this id … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson: Gays will ‘die out because they don’t reproduce’

In a stunning failure of common sense, 700 Club televangelist Pat Robertson predicts that gays “will die out because they don't reproduce.”Earlier this week the 700 Club televangelist took a call from a woman complaining that her church forbids dating or marriage, and that even showing interest in the opposite sex is considered a “sin.”Robertson told the woman to “run” from her church before everyone dies out.The woman, identified as Crystal, wrote: It is treated as a sin to show int … [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In a victory for science, secular values, and the separation of church and state, Kentucky has withdrawn its offer of $18 million in tax breaks for Ken Ham’s Noah’s Ark theme park.The good news means Kentucky taxpayers will not be forced to subsidize an evolution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...]

Kirk Cameron’s ‘Saving Christmas’ ranked worst film of all time

Dubious distinction: Despite desperate attempts to promote his new movie via social media, Kirk Cameron’s “Saving Christmas” is officially the worst movie of all time.According to IMDb, "the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content," Cameron's desperate and pathetic cinematic attempt to win the War on Christmas, and give those naughty atheists the spanking they deserve, is the biggest bomb of all time.How do you get to be worst film ever? Accor … [Read more...]

Petition asking Target to ban Bible goes viral

After Target Australia announced they will stop selling Grand Theft Auto V because of violence against women, a petition asking Target to stop selling the Holy Bible for similar reasons has gone viral.Calling the Bible a “misogynistic book” the petition asks Target stores to remove the Bible from its shelves because “this sickening book encourages readers to commit sexual violence and kill women.”The petition, began today, December 4, already has over 12,000 signatures.The … [Read more...]

Fox News claims Disney is persecuting Christians

Faux News: After a mother in North Carolina claimed the Disney Channel's website had banned the word "God," Fox News went into overdrive, promoting their beloved yet false narrative that Christians are being persecuted in the U.S.Feeding the ignorant paranoia of their right wing Christian base, Fox News erroneously reported earlier this week that Disney is persecuting Christians by not allowing the faithful to give thanks to God on the Disney website.Todd Starnes, a leading culture … [Read more...]

Janay Rice reports domestic abuse in elevator was God’s plan

Janay Rice

Claiming “God chose me and Ray for a reason,” Janay Rice says the elevator attack that attracted national media attention was all part of God's plan.Speaking with Matt Lauer on Monday’s edition of NBC’s the Today Show, Rice said she believes that she and Ray were "chosen" to help bring awareness to domestic violence.Rice said: “I feel like God chose me and Ray for a reason and it was definitely to bring awareness to what people are going through every day. You know it’s not what I am goi … [Read more...]