Michele Bachmann claims gays promote child rape, pedophilia

In an alarming outburst of homophobic extremism, potential Republican presidential candidate and Christian conservative Rep. Michele Bachmann accused the LGBT community of advocating for pedophilia and the legalization of child rape during a recent interview on the conservative radio show “Faith & Liberty.”Warning that “our culture” is embracing “deviance,” Bachmann said that the gay community wants to “abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so t … [Read more...]

Michigan mayor compares atheists to KKK, Nazis

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A Michigan mayor compared atheists to the Ku Klux Klan and Nazis in an attempt to justify his decision to prohibit secular groups from setting up a “reason station” alongside a “prayer station” on public property.Mayor Jim Fouts  of Warren, Mich., recently banned an atheist from setting up a “reason station” alongside a “prayer station” in the city hall atrium. In response, the American Civil Liberties Union, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and Freedom From Religion Found … [Read more...]

GOP candidate claims fossil record proves humans lived with dinosaurs


Minnesota House of Representatives candidate Bob Frey wants public schools to teach students that humans and dinosaurs lived together. Frey, a Michele Bachmann ally, testified before the Minnesota Senate Education Committee, speaking against the inclusion of the theory of evolution in proposed state science education standards. The following is an excerpt from that testimony:... They like to say that humans probably evolved from bacteria that lived more than four billion years ago, but … [Read more...]

Secular victory: IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering

In a victory for secular Americans, the Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reached a settlement late last week concerning an ongoing federal lawsuit over non-enforcement of restrictions on political activity by tax-exempt religious organizations and churches. As part of their … [Read more...]

GOP candidate wants to ban transgender people from public bathrooms

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Biblical morality? Transgender people should be prohibited from using public bathrooms according to Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt, the Republican nominee for House District 15 in the Colorado House of Representatives. The leading Christian conservative and Tea Party darling argues that because the Bible (Deuteronomy 23) prohibits transgender people from entering a church, they should be prohibited from using gender appropriate public bathrooms as well. On his "Pray In Jesus Name" program ye … [Read more...]

God tells Sarah Palin Obama must be impeached

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God is an angry Republican? Sarah Palin, the former half-term Alaska governor and failed GOP vice presidential candidate, blasted President Barack Obama on Saturday, claiming God told her the president must be impeached. Palin, speaking at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, said God told her that President Obama must be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors. Palin said:Folks, he is radically changing the balance of power. It’s setting a wicked dangerous precedent. With his p … [Read more...]

Obama rejects religious exemption for executive order protecting LGBT

A victory for social justice, and a defeat for religious bigotry: President Barack Obama will sign an executive order prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers without a new exemption that was requested by anti-gay religious organizations. On Monday, President Barack Obama plans to sign the executive order banning workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers of federal contractors and the federal government. Huffington Post reports senior … [Read more...]

Theocracy watch: Iowa Governor asks citizens to pray, repent

Insulting the intelligence of many, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has issued an official proclamation calling on all Iowans to pray and repent on a daily basis. Earlier this year Branstad signed a proclamation calling for prayer around the country to begin on July 14, 2014, and was a featured speaker at an 11 hour Christian event launching the “pray and repent” campaign. The Governor’s proclamation reads:NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terry E Branstad, as Governor of the State of Iowa, do hereby invit … [Read more...]