Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules 10 Commandments Monument Unconstitutional

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Secular Victory: The Oklahoma Supreme Court rules that a Ten Commandments monument placed on State Capitol grounds is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion and must be removed.On Tuesday, in a 7-2 decision, the Oklahoma Supreme Court declared the decalogue monument on capitol grounds unconstitutional, ruling the monument must be removed because the Oklahoma Constitution bans the use of state property for the benefit of a religion.Huffington Post reports the 6-foot-tall (1.8-meter) … [Read more...]

Huckabee: Christians Must Follow God and Resist Marriage Equality

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Assuming he speaks for all Christians, GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says Christians will have no choice but to resist the “judicial tyranny” of marriage equality via civil disobedience.Appearing on  ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Huckabee declared Christians are “either going to follow God, what they truly believe, or they will follow civil law.”While speaking about the recent and historic Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law of the land, Stepha … [Read more...]

Clarence Thomas Claims Constitution Does Not Guarantee Human Dignity

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Arguing against same-sex marriage, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas claims the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee human dignity.Writing his dissent in response to the Supreme Court's historic decision affirming that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, Thomas took issue with the concept of human "dignity" used by his colleagues in the majority to support their ruling in favor of marriage equality.Making his case against marriage equality, Thomas argues that there … [Read more...]

Love Wins: Supreme Court Says ‘Yes’ To Marriage Equality

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Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states. In a historic victory for justice, the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 that the Constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry.Writing for the 5-4 majority in the historic case, a supremely elegant Justice Anthony Kennedy declared: No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once … [Read more...]

California Judge Throws Out ‘Kill The Gays’ Sodomite Suppression Act

A California judge has thrown out an anti-gay ballot measure seeking the death penalty for “the abominable crime against nature known as buggery, called also sodomy.”On Monday, Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Raymond M. Cadei ruled the proposed ballot measure calling for the killing of gay people “patently unconstitutional on its face.”Without the court’s ruling, California Attorney General Kamala Harris would have been legally forced to proceed with the heinous initiative petition … [Read more...]

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 a few years back I was engaged in a debate in Hollywood with a leading atheist. This guy thinks anybody who believes in God is a … [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 the seven counts.Durham showed no emotion when the verdict was read.Durham committed his crimes while he was volunteering as a missionary in Kenya’s Upendo C … [Read more...]

Michigan Bill Requires All Marriages To Be Sanctioned By Religious Official

Michigan Republicans are trying to legislate “God’s model” for traditional marriage by advancing legislation that would require a clergy member to sign any official marriage certificate issued by the state.The controversial legislation is being pushed through the Michigan House by conservative Christian lawmakers worried about the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.Earlier this week, Republican lawmakers Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat introduced a package of bills in the st … [Read more...]


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