FAITH & HIGH SCHOOL: Georgia middle school teacher tells students their parents aren’t real Christians if they support Obama.

Hum dee dum dum, what’s the first article I open say? A Georgia teacher told her middle school students that if their parents support President Obama they aren’t real Christians. Then she wanted the kids to prove their Christianity to her. Wait, what?  Welcome home, me… Nancy Perry is somehow still an employee at Dublin [Read More...]

FAITH: Another atheist blogger stabbed to death in Bangladesh.

Following in the wake of the stabbing of Avijit Roy and his wife (his wife survived), another atheist blogger, Oyasiqur Rhaman has been similarly killed. Blogger Oyasiqur Rhaman has been hacked to death in the capital’s Dipika Mosque Lane in Tejgaon. Tejgaon Industrial Police OC Salauddin confirmed the Dhaka Tribune about the death. Deceased Oyasiqur, [Read More...]

FAITH: Jesus is not the answer to this question.

Ok, let me leave you with something happy before I conclude this incredibly frustrating day and hit the road for home.  A friend of mine posted this and it made me smile: [Read more...]

FAITH & POLITICS: Arizona State Sen. Sylvia Allen would like a bill requiring mandatory church attendance.

Meet Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen, who is known primarily for saying the earth is 6,000 years old: This person is responsible for making laws. The Arizona State Senate was discussing a concealed carry law the other day when Allen found a way to introduce the idea of mandatory church attendance as a remedy to immorality: [Read More...]

FAITH: Woman burns down yoga studio to “get rid of the devil’s temple.”

A Texas woman has burned down her yoga studio to “get rid of the devil’s temple.” A Texas woman explained her unusual mug shot after she was arrested and charged with setting fire to a yoga studio. “Most people can’t understand the smiling mug shot,” Nancy Duarte told KTVT-TVfrom jail. The 41-year-old Duarte, who goes by Suzanne, [Read More...]

FAITH & GAY RIGHTS: Missouri megachurch pastor urging congregation to vote to repeal anti-discrimination laws.

WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH ME??? Seriously, everywhere I live religious assholery seems to follow in my wake.  I’m cursed, I think.  First my home state of Arkansas has been overrun by theocrats wasting the state’s money, now a megachurch in Springfield, MO, where I went to college, is urging the community to repeal the [Read More...]

FAITH & POLITICS: Theocrats are in control in Arkansas.

My home state…I love it’s lakes and its beautiful wilderness, but the people in it make me want to vomit blood. I was just looking at the ACLU of Arkansas’ facebook page.  It turns out the 10 commandments bill wasn’t the only piece of theocratic legislation to make it through yesterday: Bad day at the [Read More...]

FAITH & POLITICS: Arkansas 10 commandments bill is alive again.

Yesterday I reported that the Senate committee considering the Arkansas 10 commandments bill rejected it by a vote of 3-3 (it needed 5 votes to pass).  Sadly, Sen. Jason Rapert resubmitted it and yesterday it passed: An Arkansas Senate committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that would provide for the creation of a monument honoring [Read More...]

FAITH: Duck Dynasty star fantasizes about atheist family being raped and murdered to show morality comes from god.

On Friday Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson gave a speech at the Vero Beach Prayer Breakfast.  In an attempt to deliver some wisdom about morality, he hypothesizes a list of atrocities happening to an atheist family (you should not read this if you have a light stomach): “I’ll make a bet with you,” Robertson said. [Read More...]

FAITH & SPORTS: Wichita St. basketball employs a preacher. FFRF has rooted it out and is putting a stop to it.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has determined that the Wichita St. basketball team employs a preacher named Steve Dickie who operates under the title of “life coach.”  All the same, part of his job seems to be proselytizing to the WSU players with the understanding that they will spread Christianity to a bigger audience given [Read More...]