Huckster for Jesus: Huckabee caught pushing fraudulent Bible cancer cures

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Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee takes heat for hustling the gullible by selling a phony cancer cure supposedly hidden in the Bible.Appearing on CNN, Huckabee was challenged by host Jake Tapper for renting his email list to religious frauds promoting a phony cancer cure supposedly embedded in the Bible.As Tapper explained, earlier this year Huckabee rented his email list to a group called Health Sciences Institute, which was selling a “cancer cure” supposedly hidden by God … [Read more...]

Texas GOP Wants To Force Women To Carry Dead Fetuses To Term

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Christian love: Claiming that suffering is “part of the human condition, since sin entered the world,” a Texas Republican wants to make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks, even if a fetus is dead and the pregnancy is unsustainable.RH Reality Check reports that Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), an anti-abortion freshman Tea Party state legislator from East Texas, put forward an amendment to a bill that would effectively make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks, even … [Read more...]

Georgia Officials Fly ‘Christian Flag’ Over City and County Buildings

Theocracy alert: Ignoring the advice of attorneys and showing contempt for the U.S. Constitution, city and county officials in rural Georgia are choosing to fly the Christian flag over government buildings in an obnoxious and despicable display of Christian privilege.Americans United for Separation of Church and State reports both the city of Cochran and Bleckley County are choosing to fly the Christian flag despite multiple warnings from attorneys and other professionals that the action … [Read more...]

Missouri Satanist challenges abortion restriction by invoking ‘religious freedom’

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Turnabout is fair play: A Missouri Satanist is challenging the state’s mandatory 72-hour waiting period for an abortion by claiming the restriction violates her sincerely held religious beliefs.Friendly Atheist reports a woman, identified only as “Mary,” will challenge the mandatory 72-hour waiting period on religious grounds by claiming the restriction is “a state sanctioned attempt to discourage abortion” which violates her sincerely held religious beliefs.On a GoFundMe page, Damien Ba’ … [Read more...]

Rick Santorum: Obama has Established a Secular Theocracy

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Secular theocracy? Former Senator and presidential hopeful Rick Santorum claims President Obama has established “a secular state religion” that represents “a very serious threat to liberty in America.”In a recent interview with the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins, Santorum accused the federal government of deliberately attacking those who do not accept the "secular orthodoxy" of the Obama administration.Santorum told Perkins that, for the first time ever in U.S. history, religious … [Read more...]

Obama mocks Bachmann: Christian conservatives claim persecution

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Would Jesus laugh? Christian conservatives are angry after President Obama mocked Michele Bachmann’s apocalyptic predictions during his speech at Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner.Bachmann and other conservative Christians were outraged after President Barack Obama joked about absurd predictions made by ex-Rep. Bachmann that he was hastening the end of the world.Speaking at the White House Correspondents Dinner, Obama joked: Michele Bachmann actually predicted I would bring ab … [Read more...]

Christian protester disrupts gay marriage arguments at Supreme Court

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Repeatedly screaming “Homosexuality is an abomination!” an anti-gay Christian protester was forcefully removed from the courthouse today after interrupting the start of the historic U.S. Supreme Court hearings on marriage equality.The Wall Street Journal’s Live Blog: Gay Marriage Arguments at the Supreme Court Tuesday first reported the incident: Just as the first lawyer finished speaking, an older man with a beard and white hair shouted, “Homosexuality is an abomination!”He was quickly … [Read more...]

Fox News: Atheists Shouldn’t Be President Because They Don’t Fear God

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In a disturbing but not surprising segment on Fox News panelists all seemed to agree that an atheist would make a poor president because an atheist does not fear God and the possibility of eternal damnation.Raw Story reports Catholic priest and Fox News contributor Father Jonathan Morris claimed that atheists were not suitable candidates for president because it was “hard to trust” someone who did not believe that God would punish them.Father Morris made his ignorant comments bashing ath … [Read more...]