Salvation Army Cancels Conference Promoting Child Marriage

Busted: After negative media attention the Salvation Army has cancelled a conference to arrange child marriages for Christian homeschoolers. The “Let Them Marry” retreat was planned for November, and was “designed to bring together like-minded families who are committed to young, fruitful marriage and to help them overcome the barriers which have kept their children [Read More…]


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God Commands Tow Truck Driver To Abandon Disabled Bernie Sanders Supporter

A Trump-loving tow truck driver says God told him to leave a disabled motorist stranded on the Interstate because she supports Bernie Sanders. South Carolina tow truck driver Ken Shupe said “the Lord” told him to abandon the disabled woman that he came to assist after an accident: Something came over me, I think the Lord came [Read More…]


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DOJ Rules North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights Act

Good news: DOJ rules North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT law violates federal civil rights protections and cannot be enforced.. U.S. Justice Department officials notified Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday that House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act and Title IX – a finding that places billions in federal education funding in jeopardy. North Carolina’s [Read More…]


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With The Fall Of Ted Cruz, GOP Dreams Of Theocracy Crash

Longing for theocracy, conservative Christians mourn the failed campaign of Ted Cruz. Ted Cruz ended his campaign for the White House Tuesday night, clearing the way for Donald Trump to claim the Republican nomination. The news has left some leading conservative Christians devastated. After hearing Cruz was out of the race, Russell Moore, president of [Read More…]


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Fight Transgender Bathroom Hysteria: Support Target

Fueled by irrational fear and bigotry, over one million Christians boycott Target. More than one million people have signed a petition promising to boycott Target because of its new transgender-inclusive bathroom policy. The petition, sponsored by the American Family Association, a Christian hate group, promotes propaganda and hate speech against transsexual people while pretending to [Read More…]


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Report: Congress Pays Clergy $66,000 An Hour To Pray

Separation of church and state? A new report documenting wasteful spending shows congress spends $66,000 an hour for prayers. Writing for FreeThought Now, Andrew Seidel, Staff Attorney for the Freedom From Religion Foundation, documents the wasteful spending. According to the report, Congress has spent more than $10 million on prayers since 2000. Adding insult to [Read More…]


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New Tennessee Law Allows Therapists To Deny Treatment To LGBT Clients

New law allows counselors to cite religious beliefs for refusing service to LGBT patients. Wednesday Tennessee’s Republican Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law that allows mental health counselors to refuse to treat patients based on the therapist’s religious or personal beliefs. The new law has been denounced by the American Counseling Association as [Read More…]


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Alabama Town Criminalizes Bathroom Use By Trans People

Transgender people using a public bathroom in Oxford, Alabama now face a $500 fine and six months in jail. Tuesday the city council of Oxford, Alabama voted unanimously to criminalize the use of public restrooms by transgender citizens. The new law restricts a person’s use of public bathrooms and changing rooms to the facilities designated for use [Read More…]


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Kentucky Awards $18 Million Tax Break To Noah’s Ark Theme Park

Bad news for science, secular values, and the separation of church and state. Kentucky taxpayers will be forced to subsidize an evolution-denying, Creationist theme park being built by Christian fundamentalists hoping to indoctrinate children with ignorant, discredited religious superstitions. According to reports, a state board has quietly approved tax incentives worth $18 million for Ken [Read More…]


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Christian Lawyer Issues Death Threat To Trans Bathroom Users At Target

A notorious conservative Christian lawyer threatens transgender bathroom users with gun violence. Anita Staver, president of the theocratic law group The Liberty Counsel, issued a thinly veiled death threat to transgender people via Twitter. Staver  says she will carry a gun to Target so she can shoot transgender bathroom users: I’m taking a Glock .45 to [Read More…]


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