I love Seth Andrews: [Read more…]
Earlier today a man opened fire at a visitor center near the Capitol building. A police officer was shot, but it was a minor wound. The man responsible is Larry Russell Dawson, the man who interrupted a House session last year shouting “I am the prophet of god!”: Multiple news organizations identified the armed man [Read More…]
With great frustration, Dehli Supreme Court dismisses group wanting to revoke the visa of exiled Indian author.
The Dehli Supreme Court has declined to hear a request by a group called “All India Human Rights and Social Justice Front” to revoke the visa of exiled author Taslima Nasreen. The AIHRSJF (even as an acronym that shit’s too long) are upset that Nasreen is making controversial comments without permission (heaven forbid): The Supreme [Read More…]
Failing to learn from other states’ mistakes, North Carolina GOP pushing business out with anti-LGBT bill.
Indiana learned it’s lesson when it tried to slip in legalized discrimination under the guise of “religious freedom.” That lesson cost about $60 million. Georgia’s governor was smart enough to not repeat Indiana’s mistake after multiple organizations threatened to yank money out of the state if he signed a similar bill into law. It turns [Read More…]
Prior to Easter weekend a Christian pastor announced he wished to be crucified and buried so he could resurrect just like Jesus: Pastor Daniel Malatji of Revival Ministries in Soshanguve Block C shocked congregants last on Sunday when he instructed his followers to come to easter Friday service (25 March) with nails and hammers as [Read More…]
Georgia has finally put an anti-gay bill on Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk (disguised, of course, as a “religious liberty” bill, as if being religious should grant you special privileges…isn’t that the grounds on which they supposedly oppose gay rights? Special privileges are bad?): The bill — House Bill 757 — would have given faith-based organizations [Read More…]
This is pretty swank. The World Psychiatric Association, the largest and most influential such body on earth, is about to make it clear that gay-conversion “therapy” is ineffective and dangerous: The association will release a report tomorrow that will declare its opposition “to any attempts to turn LGBT people heterosexual,” in reference to the effectiveness [Read More…]
It turns out that a small Borough of New Jersey, Clayton, has a city seal (and sign) which pretty clearly endorse religion, but also Christ-based religion: The Freedom From Religion Foundation wants a New Jersey borough to get rid of its unmistakably religious seal and motto. The official seal of the borough of Clayton depicts [Read More…]
You’ve probably heard by now that last night Brussels was the victim of a massive terrorist bombing. I honestly try not to write about these things. I’d sooner let the world move on, denying these monsters the attention they crave. But it always seems like the wake of these travesties are similarly dominated by people [Read More…]
School board member tries to rename “Winter Break” to “Christmas Break,” tells atheists to go back to their hellholes.
A member of the Willard (Willard was a town next to my college, I blame my brain) Millard school board in Omaha, Paul Meyer, dedicated some of their last meeting to trying to rename “Winter Break” to “Christmas Break.” Something about religious persecution if his personal religion isn’t held aloft by a government tasked with [Read More…]