John Oliver On Religion And Scientific Illiteracy

HBO’s John Oliver mocks the media for promoting “bullshit masquerading as science.” Oliver explores how the media turns science into “morning show gossip” on the most recent edition of his Sunday program Last Week Tonight. In the segment Oliver highlights the often contradictory and misleading reports on science coming from the popular media, observing: The [Read More…]


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Anti-Gay Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore Suspended

Christian extremist punished: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after ordering state judges to deny marriage licenses for same-sex couples. Chief Justice Roy Moore was suspended on Friday for ordering state probate judges not to grant marriage licenses to gay couples, despite contrary rulings by a federal court and the U.S. Supreme [Read More…]


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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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Missouri Rep. Calls Pregnancy By Rape God’s ‘Silver Lining’

A Republican lawmaker in Missouri claims pregnancy by rape is a gift from God. Speaking on proposed legislation that would grant fetuses constitutional rights, Rep. Tila Hubrecht called pregnancy that results from rape a gift from God, while arguing that abortion should be illegal, even in the case of rape and incest. During debate on [Read More…]


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Conference Will Arrange Child Marriages For Christian Homeschoolers

A conference to arrange child marriages for Christian homeschoolers will be held in Kansas this fall. Fundamentalist and conservative evangelical parents will meet in Wichita, Kansas, this November to arrange marriages for their teen daughters. Quiverfull guru Vaughn Ohlman, who runs a website promoting early, “fruitful” marriage for Christian children, has announced plans for a [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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Watch: Angry Christian Assaults Trans Woman On NYC Train

An angry Christian verbally and physically assaults a transgender woman on a NYC train. In a disturbing video a trans woman named Pearl Love is attacked by a woman wearing a Christian cross. The as-yet-unidentified woman hurled transphobic, homophobic, and racist slurs at Love before physically attacking her. The following is a partial transcript of [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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Parents Panic After Josh Duggar Appears At Mini-Golf Course

Hide your kids: Nervous parents remove their children after Josh Duggar makes an appearance at a mini-golf course. Disgraced reality star Josh Duggar made parents angry and nervous last week at Old MacDonald’s Farm mini-golf course in Sevierville, Tenn. According to an exclusive report filed by In Touch Weekly, things turned awkward and uncomfortable after [Read More…]


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