Jeff Sessions Rejects Separation of Church and State

Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump’s pick for attorney general, claims the separation of church and state is “unconstitutional.” Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general of the United States, is a moral monster with a terrible record on race, women, and the LGBT community. However, perhaps most alarming, Sessions is a radical Christian extremist who [Read More…]


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Kentucky Approves Anti-Abortion Bills: Rep. Claims ‘God Does Not Make Mistakes’

Kentucky lawmaker justifies abortion ban by claiming “God does not make mistakes.” Saturday Kentucky’s state legislature passed a pair of controversial anti-abortion bills. One bill, Senate Bill 5, bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The Hill reports the ban does not include exceptions for instances of rape or incest, and only permits abortions after [Read More…]


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Kentucky GOP Seeks Abortion Ban: Women Have No Choice After Conception

Republicans now in control of the Kentucky legislature work to criminalize abortion. In yet another example of the Republican war on women, GOP legislators in Kentucky are moving to radically restrict reproductive freedom for women. The Courier-Journal reports a 20-week abortion ban is one of the first 11 bills being considered by the GOP-controlled legislature. [Read More…]


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Parents Charged In Son’s Death Chose Prayer Over Doctors

Prayer fails – Faith healing kills: Minnesota parents pray over adopted son as he dies in vomit soaked bed. Seth Johnson, 7, died in 2015 in Minnesota. His parents, Timothy and Sarah Johnson, have now been charged with neglect. The parents are facing child neglect charges following the March 2015 death of their 7-year-old son, [Read More…]


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Trump’s Top Pick For Ag Secretary Advocates Prayer For Drought Relief

Trump’s top pick for Agriculture Secretary is a Christian extremist who believes prayer is a reasonable government response to drought. According to Politico, Trump’s leading candidate for Secretary of Agriculture is former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue. ThinkProgress reports Perdue is a confederate flag loving, Christian extremist, who denies climate change and believes prayer for rain [Read More…]


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Family Values: GOP Lawmaker Charged With Domestic Violence

Trump loving, Confederate flag waving, South Carolina lawmaker arrested for domestic abuse. South Carolina State Rep. Chris Corley was arrested and charged with domestic abuse Tuesday after punching his wife in the face and pointing a 9mm pistol at her when she accused him of cheating, according to Aiken County sheriff’s records. According to the [Read More…]


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In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher, Actress, Author, Humanist

Carrie Fisher, famous for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, is dead. Fisher died following a massive heart attack she suffered on a flight from London to Los Angeles earlier this week. She was 60 years old. Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) was an American novelist, screenwriter and [Read More…]


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First Amendment Defense Act Promotes Christian Theocracy

With Trump in office, Republicans promise to pass the First Amendment Defense Act, moving the nation closer to a Christian theocracy. The First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) is a draconian policy advocated by conservative Christian extremists eager to install a de facto Christian theocracy. The legislation is designed to be a vehicle to allow Christian [Read More…]


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Trump CIA Pick: Dangerous Christian Extremist

Trump’s pick to lead the CIA is a dangerous religious extremist who believes Christianity is at war with Islam. US Representative Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), believes the fight against terrorism is a war between Islam and  Christianity. Pompeo, a Kansas Republican and prominent member of the [Read More…]


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Obama Signs New Law Giving Protection To Atheists

For the first time, atheists and other nonreligious persons are explicitly named as a class protected by the law. President Barack Obama has signed into law the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act. The new law protects atheists, humanists, and other freethinkers around the world from religious persecution. Congress passed the international religious freedom bill protecting [Read More…]


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