Surprise: Christians exploit tragedy in Nepal to promote Jesus

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Without shame: Many Christians celebrate the deadly earthquake in Nepal as an opportunity to promote Christianity, using the death and destruction as a profitable and perverse justification for their own religious superstition.The death toll from Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal has risen to at least 2,300. Hospitals in the country are over capacity, electricity has been turned off, and storage for dead bodies has run out. And while the tragedy is fresh, the religious hucksters are out in full … [Read more...]

Death by drowning: Muslim migrants throw 12 Christians overboard

That’s not Christian love, that’s the Religion of Peace: Muslim migrants toss 12 Christians overboard while crossing the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.Multiple media reports indicate a group of Muslim migrants from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal attacked a small number of Christians from Nigeria and Ghana, throwing a dozen people overboard while crossing the Mediterranean on a large rubber boat.12 Christians are presumed dead by drowning.A statement from the Italian police said … [Read more...]

Intolerant Pope Francis Rejects Gay Ambassador from France

A not so liberal Pope Francis rejects the new French ambassador to the Vatican because he is gay, despite his previous positive rhetoric concerning LGBT people.Multiple media reports indicate Pope Francis has personally rejected the nomination of ambassadorial candidate Laurent Stefanini as new French ambassador to the Vatican because Stefanini is gay.Stefanini is a highly respected French diplomat and a close aide to French President Francois Hollande. The fact that the French diplomat i … [Read more...]

Conservative Christian lawmaker seeks to punish the poor

A conservative Christian lawmaker in Missouri wants to humiliate and punish poor people by dictating what kind of food they may or may not purchase while receiving public assistance.Rick Brattin, a Missouri state representative from outside Kansas City, and a self-described “devout Christian,” is pushing legislation that would severely limit what food stamp recipients can buy.House Bill 813, Brattin’s bill, would ban using food stamps for the purchase of, among other things, "cookies, chi … [Read more...]

Obama laments ‘less than loving’ Christians

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Conservatives are outraged after President Obama said he's concerned by "less-than loving” comments made by some Christians, an apparent allusion to the current anti-gay efforts of many religious conservatives.Speaking on Tuesday morning during an Easter Prayer Breakfast held in the East Room of the White House, President Obama said: On Easter, I do reflect on the fact that, as a Christian, I am supposed to love. And I have to say that, sometimes when I listen to other less-than-loving e … [Read more...]

Rand Paul: Another anti-gay, anti-woman, GOP theocrat

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Contrary to the hype, Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is just another standard issue Republican: anti-gay, anti-woman, and subservient to the Christian patriarchy.Today Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul formally announced his 2016 presidential campaign for the Republican nomination for president, declaring "we have come to take our country back."Presumably the “we” Paul speaks of is white, heterosexual, conservative Christian males.Speaking at his “Stand for Rand” rally in Louisville … [Read more...]

Muslim militants massacre Christians at Kenyan university

Shouting “this will be a good Easter holiday for us” Muslim militants stormed a university in Kenya on Thursday, killing nearly 150 students, allowing fellow Muslims to live while slaughtering Christians and other non-Muslims.In the attack, a small group of militants went from dorm to dorm, separating Christian from Muslim students and killing the Christians, Kenyan authorities said.The militants burst into the university before dawn Thursday, shooting students and taking hostages during … [Read more...]

Secular victory: Madison, Wisconsin outlaws discrimination against atheists

This is what “religious freedom” looks like: It is now illegal to discriminate against atheists in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin.In a unanimous vote the city council amended the city's "Equal Opportunity Ordinance" to add atheism to a long list of classes protected from discrimination, making it the first city in the country to grant explicit legal protection to people who do not believe in a God.The city ordinance now prevents atheists from being denied equal opportunity in employment, ho … [Read more...]