After Texas Church Massacre Paul Ryan Claims ‘Prayer Works’

Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan insists that “prayer works.” Ryan, speaking with Fox News’s Laura Ingraham on “The Ingraham Angle,” complained about the “secular left” while defending his empty call to prayer after the Texas church massacre that left 26 people dead. Immediately after the massacre Ryan asked for prayers via Twitter: Reports out of Texas are devastating. The people of Sutherland Springs need our prayers right now. — Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) November… Read more

Texas Governor: Fight Gun Massacres By ‘Working With God’

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott claims prayer and “working with God” is the only way to prevent mass shooting events like the recent church massacre in rural Texas. In a deplorable bit of pandering Abbott said that the proper response to Sunday’s shooting is to confront evil through prayer and forge “a stronger connection to God.” Governor Abbott said: We have evil that occurs in this world, whether it be a terrorist who uses a truck to mow down bikers in… Read more

Fox News: Church Is Best Place For Mass Shooting

Toxic religion: Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt loves Jesus, and believes that church is the best place for a mass shooting. Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt is taking comfort in the fact that 26 people lost their lives in a horrific mass shooting in Texas because they lost their lives while attending church. During an interview with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Earhardt said: We’ve been reporting this shouldn’t happen in a church. But I was downstairs talking with some… Read more

Canada’s Governor General Mocks Religion, Rejects ‘Divine Intervention’

The truth hurts: Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette mocks religion, creationism, and the idea of “divine intervention” while speaking to scientists. Earlier this week Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette delivered the keynote speech at the Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa. In her speech Payette made it clear “that she has a very low opinion of the validity of horoscopes, people who believe in creationism or those who don’t believe in climate change.” During her remarks, Payette mocked religious belief, astrology,… Read more

Oklahoma Prison Inmate Dies After Nurse Performs Exorcism

Toxic religion: Oklahoma prison inmate dies after nurse delays treatment for seizures in order to perform an exorcism. In a disturbing case out of Oklahoma a meth addicted inmate suffering a seizure is dead after the nurse on duty performed an exorcism instead of providing medical treatment. Amanda Freeman, 32, died on Feb. 11 at the Oklahoma County jail. The nurse accused of performing the exorcism instead of helping Freeman is 67-year-old Linda Herlong Jackson. An autopsy determined Freeman died… Read more

Pat Robertson To Grieving Mom: God Killed Son To Prevent Him From Being Atheist

Christian love: Televangelist Pat Robertson tells a grieving mother that God let her teen son die to prevent him from becoming an atheist. Appearing on his television program The 700 Club earlier this week, Robertson responded to a grieving mother asking why God allowed her 15-year-old son to die. Robertson, in a particularly cruel response, told the mother God may have killed her son out of love to prevent him from becoming an atheist later in life. … These things… Read more

Rick Perry: ‘Righteous’ Fossil Fuels Prevent Sexual Assault

The stupid, it burns: Energy Secretary Rick Perry is roasted after claiming “righteous” fossil fuels prevent sexual assault. Appearing in Washington D.C. Thursday, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry suggested that fossil fuels prevent sexual assaults in Africa. Speaking with “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd and Axios CEO and founder Jim VandeHei, Perry discussed a recent trip to Africa, explaining how a young girl told him that electricity from fossil fuels is important to her because she doesn’t want to… Read more

GOP Tax Plan Repeals Johnson Amendment, Making Churches Super PACs

Dark money will corrupt churches and politics: New GOP tax plan repeals Johnson Amendment, opens door to corruption,  makes every church a political weapon. With the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, as proposed under the new GOP tax plan, churches would become a dark money haven, allowing big money donors to funnel large sums of money into political campaigns anonymously, and tax free. The Johnson Amendment is a provision in the U.S. tax code, since 1954, that prohibits all 501(c)(3)… Read more

EPA Chief Cites Bible To Justify Removing Scientists From Advisory Boards

Biblical war on science: EPA chief Scott Pruitt uses the Bible to justify new rule preventing university scientists from serving on key advisory boards. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is using the Bible’s Book of Joshua to prevent “hundreds of expert scientists working in environmental and health fields at universities from serving on the (agency’s advisory) boards” BuzzFeed News reports: Referencing the Book of Joshua, EPA head Scott Pruitt announced sweeping changes to the agency’s science advisory boards, opening… Read more

Senate Confirms Dangerous Catholic Extremist To Appeals Court

New judge claims her religious faith comes before the law: Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime appointment on the U.S. Court of Appeals. In yet another move towards a Christian theocracy, the Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday to a lifetime appointment as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit by a vote of 55-43. Recently the Alliance for Justice (AFJ) released a scathing report on Barrett, a former professor at the… Read more

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