West Virginia ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Allows Christians To Break The Law

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Sharia for Jesus: West Virginia bill would give Christians a “get out of jail free” card. A sweeping religious freedom bIll promoted by Republicans in West Virginia would allow people of faith to illegally discriminate against others, as well as break any other law that violates their sincerely held religious beliefs. Senate Bill 11 (SB [Read More...]

Satanic Temple Forces Phoenix City Council To Ban Prayer At Public Meetings

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Secular Victory: The Phoenix City Council has banned prayer at their public meetings rather than allow the Satanic Temple a chance to offer their own prayer. The Phoenix City Council has been desperately trying to prevent members of the Satanic Temple from delivering the public invocation at a council meeting scheduled for later this month, [Read More...]

Obama’s Mosque Visit A Tacit Endorsement Of Gender Apartheid

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By speaking to the gender segregated Islamic Society of Baltimore, President Barack Obama abandoned human rights by giving his tacit approval to the despicable practice of gender apartheid. Obama’s motives by speaking at the mosque may have been noble, and his attempt to push back against the anti-Muslim bigotry of Donald Trump and other conservative [Read More...]

Bernie Sanders Promotes Humanism At New Hampshire Town Hall

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Sounds like humanism: “My spirituality is that we are all in this together” –  Bernie Sanders. Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders promotes the values of humanism while discussing the intersection of his spirituality and his progressive politics during a Democratic Party town hall meeting in New Hampshire. At one point during Wednesday’s town hall meeting CNN host Anderson [Read More...]

‘Please Clap’: Sad Jeb Bush Begs Audience For Applause

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A sad and demoralized Jeb Bush begs a New Hampshire audience to applaud after the conclusion of his stump speech is met with silence. Speaking at an event in Manchester, New Hampshire on Wednesday, Bush attacked GOP front runner Donald Trump while promising not to be a divisive president. Concluding the stump speech Bush said: [Read More...]

Hilarious: Jesus Talks Like A Republican Via Jimmy Kimmel

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Demonstrating the absurdity of the GOP fetish for Jesus, Jesus Christ appears on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to read actual quotes from GOP presidential candidates. Kimmel introduced the taped segment featuring Christ Tuesday night by noting: God is a very important part of this primary election. Most all of the candidates go out of their way [Read More...]

At Cruz Rally Duck Dynasty Star Says ‘Rid The Earth’ Of Gay Marriage Supporters

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Is that a threat? Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson says “we have to rid the earth” of marriage equality supporters. Introducing Cruz at a campaign rally on Sunday, the reality show patriarch attacked same-sex marriage as “wicked” and “evil,” while suggested that marriage equality supporters needed to be literally obliterated. Robertson told the enthusiastic crowd: [Read More...]

Phoenix Panics: Satanists To Give Prayer At City Council Meeting

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The Phoenix City Council is desperately trying to prevent members of the Satanic Temple from delivering the public invocation at a council meeting later this month. In an emergency meeting late Friday four members of the Phoenix City Council moved to block the Satanist group from delivering the traditional prayer before a council meeting scheduled [Read More...]

Oklahoma Bill Would Deny Suicidal LGBT Youth Counseling

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Cruelty for Jesus: A draconian anti-gay bill would forbid suicidal LGBT youth in Oklahoma from meeting with gay-friendly therapists. HB 3044 seeks to prevent depressed and suicidal queer youth from seeing a gay-affirmative therapist. The bill states that no public school “counselor, therapist, social worker, administrator, teacher or other individual” can “refer a student under [Read More...]

Rubio Regurgitates Religious Platitudes At GOP Debate

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Pandering to conservative Christians, presidential hopeful Marco Rubio used the final debate before the Iowa caucus as an opportunity to remind Republican voters that he really loves Jesus. When reminded that Time magazine once labeled him as “the Republican savior,” Rubio was quick to point out that “there’s only one savior,” declaring: Well, let me [Read More...]