Pope Francis: Kim Davis Has A Right To Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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Pope Francis says government officials have a “human right” to refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses if it offends their sincerely held religious beliefs. Speaking aboard his flight from Philadelphia to Rome, Pope Francis suggested that government officials like Kim Davis should be allowed to refuse to perform government tasks that violate their sincerely held [Read More...]

GOP Honors Kim Davis At Values Voter Summit

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Republicans cheer as Kim Davis is honored for “her determined resistance to same-sex marriage” at the Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. The anti-gay county clerk from Kentucky who went to jail in a futile attempt to prevent same-sex marriage was honored with the 2015 “Cost of Discipleship Award” Saturday night at the Values Voter [Read More...]

Alabama Police Department Puts Bible Verse Decals On All Patrol Cars

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In yet another obnoxious display of Christian privilege, a police department in Alabama has placed Bible verse decals on all the department’s patrol vehicles. Hartford Police Chief Annie Ward says she used her own money to purchase the Bible verse decals now affixed to all the department’s patrol vehicles, but that doesn’t change the fact [Read More...]

Blame Saudi Arabia For Hajj Stampede

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Over 700 dead and more than 800 injured in Hajj stampede: It is a tragedy that has been repeated many times, yet Saudi Arabia continues to fail to protect Muslims making the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. The tragedy was predictable and avoidable. The New York Times reports at least 717 people were killed, and 863 [Read More...]

Ben Carson Says Muslims Should Not Be President

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Forgetting about that whole “freedom of religion” thing, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson says the president of the United States should not be a Muslim. Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, the retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate declared: I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this [Read More...]

Report: Kim Davis Violated Judge’s Order

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Busted: Reports indicate anti-gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis violated a federal judge’s order against interfering with the issuance of marriage licenses by altering license forms to remove her name. The Associated Press is reporting that lawyers for Rowan County Deputy Clerk Brian Mason are arguing that Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis disobeyed a federal judge’s [Read More...]

Satanists Force Florida Town To Give Up Religious Invocations

In a victory for secular Americans, the City of Coral Springs has decided it will end the practice of opening public meetings with a prayer. City officials decided that giving up the practice of opening public meetings with a prayer was preferable over allowing Satanists a chance to participate in the practice. City of Coral [Read More...]

Arizona City Council Adopts Christian-Only Prayer Policy

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In an egregious bit of political malpractice an Arizona city council has passed a resolution to open all public meetings with Christian-only prayers. The Coolidge Examiner reports that a majority of the Coolidge City Council passed a resolution  on Monday that would allow prayers before council meetings, with a stipulation that all such opening prayers [Read More...]

Atheist Mom Forced Into Court-Ordered Christian Counseling

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In a flagrant church-state violation a New Mexico mom loses her children after refusing to attend court mandated Christian counseling sessions. KRQE reports Holly Salzman was hoping to get some help co-parenting her 11-year-old twin boys with her ex-husband, but instead she says she got 10 court-ordered religious sessions that she did not want. Salzman [Read More...]

Bernie Sanders Schools Conservative Christians At Liberty University

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Defending marriage equality and a woman’s right to choose an abortion, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders lectures conservative Christians on morality at the world’s largest Christian college. Speaking Monday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, a blunt and plainspoken Sanders stated: The views that many at Liberty University have, and I have, on a number [Read More...]