Jeb Bush On Foreign Policy: Stronger ‘Christian Voice’ Needed in World

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Theocracy Alert: In a significant foreign policy claim, Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush says the “Christian voice” is not heard enough around the world, implying that it is the U.S. government’s responsibility to be a global evangelist for Christ.Giving the commencement address at Liberty University, a notoriously conservative Christian fundamentalist school in Lynchburg, Virginia, the former Florida governor and likely GOP presidential candidate offered a defense of Christian princ … [Read more...]

Texas Frees The Weed For Jesus: Religious Grounds Justify Marijuana Legalization

The “Christian case” for cannabis? After a state legislator claims marijuana “comes from God,” a Texas bill that would legalize marijuana based on religious grounds is approved by a Texas House committee.On Wednesday, in a surprise move, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee approved legislation that would make it legal to buy and sell marijuana in the state.The legislation was approved after two Republicans joined with the panel's three Democrats to give House Bill 2165  a dec … [Read more...]

Alabama Legislation Would Defend Christianity by Teaching Creationism

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Alabama lawmakers want to protect kids from thinking “they came from a monkey” by allowing the teaching of alternative, religious based theories concerning biological evolution and the chemical origins of life in public school science classrooms.Alabama Republicans have introduced a terrible, anti-science, anti-evolution, anti-education, anti-child piece of legislation that would give religious zealots permission to teach public school children religious alternatives to accepted sci … [Read more...]

On National Day of Prayer Obama Supports ‘Right to Practice No Faith At All’

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Consolation prize: President Obama remembers atheists, agnostics and other freethinkers in his National Day of Prayer Proclamation.For reasonable people, the National Day of Prayer is an uncomfortable reminder of the ignorance and superstition that permeates American society. And it is disappointing that Obama continues the presidential tradition of the misguided and constitutionally offensive practice of recognizing a National Day of Prayer.However, atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, … [Read more...]

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...]

Catholic Church denies 10-year old rape victim an abortion in Paraguay

In Paraguay, a pregnant 10-year old girl, the victim of rape and incest, is being denied an abortion because the country is dominated by the backward and morally corrupt Catholic Church.For the Catholic Church, a fetus is sacred, but the life of a 10-year old girl is not.According to reports, Paraguay's health minister has refused a request from the girl and the girl's mother to terminate the unwanted pregnancy. The girl's mother has been imprisoned, charged with breaching her duty of … [Read more...]

Islamic Cleric Rules Marital Rape Is No Crime

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Marital rape is not a crime, and a woman must always submit to a husband’s demand for sexual intercourse, according to a recent fatwa issued by a leading Islamic scholar in Malaysia.In the fatwa (Islamic legal ruling) issued late last month, Perak Mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria declared that once a woman is married and the dowry is paid she has no right to refuse sex with her husband unless she is menstruating, sick, or has just given birth.Insisting that the concept of marital rape d … [Read more...]

Christian Developer Releases ‘Kill the Faggot’ Video Game

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First-person shooter targets LGBT: A Christian video game developer is under fire after releasing an obnoxious video game called “Kill the Faggot.”Gay Star News reports the game description for “Kill The Faggot” reads: Hate gays? Want to unleash your frustration with the “LGBT” community? Well now is your chance. In the game, players get points for shooting and killing gay people, and even more points if the person killed is transgender, while losing points for killing straight people. … [Read more...]