More books getting yanked from high school curricula because Christians are upset that it doesn’t reinforce their religion: According to the Tallahassee Democrat, Lincoln High School Principal Allen Burch pulled The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon after a handful of Christian parents complained that the novel did not show [Read More…]
I hate linking to World Net Daily articles, but this one about a guy starving himself to death to be like Jesus required additional commentary: A 73-year old Christian man trying to emulate Jesus by going without food for 40 days and 40 nights has reportedly died a month into his abstention from all nourishment. [Read More…]
In an effort to paint himself as an expert on the influence of religion in the Middle East and, frankly, everywhere else, Reza “religion has nothing to do with it” Aslan hasn’t been exactly honest about his academic background: Among the Islamists and supporters of Sharia law, there is one individual in particular who has [Read More…]
Ever said a bunch of stupid and offensive stuff but still need votes from people who claim to be morally superior? There’s a single platitude that can fix you right up and get them to forget about all the demeaning things you’ve said: Lap it up, religious right. There’s no way he’s being insincere and [Read More…]
KY clerk who sued the state and lost is defying federal judge’s injunction: still refusing to issue marriage licenses.
So Kim Davis, the County Clerk for Rowan County, KY (who has been married four times), doesn’t want to issue marriage licenses to gay people even though it’s her job to do so. The governor told her to do her job and she said it was her right as a Christian not to do it [Read More…]
Christian band that won’t perform near drugs or promiscuity gets into gun fight with police in Wal-Mart parking lot.
Ever heard of the Christian band Matthew 24 Now? Me either. They’re apparently a band from Idaho with very particular standards on where they perform: The Christian Post reported that the small-time band appears to have been formed in 2013 and in addition to regularly “busking on the streets of Boise, Idaho,” states that it [Read More…]
Lawmaker who gave away adopted girls to man who raped them, all while still getting state funding to raise them, to receive award from “family” group.
(If you’re familiar with Arkansas Rep. Justin Harris and his rehoming of two adopted girls, feel free to skip to the break below. For everybody else the context here is pretty important) Before reading this go find a bucket, a bowl, anything that will hold a decent amount of vomit. Place it beside you as [Read More…]
It’s a tough life being god’s chosen candidate (one out of many of god’s chosen candidates in an election only one person can win): An NBC/Survey Monkey poll shows that extreme social conservative Rick Santorum’s support among Republicans declined from a solid 1% to a less-enthusiastic 0% after his performance in last Thursday’s presidential candidate debate on [Read More…]
Things aren’t going well for ol’ Rick, even with the nerdy glasses: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) has stopped paying staffers on his struggling presidential campaign, according to multiple national and local reports on Monday night. The campaign stopped paying staffers at the headquarters in Austin as well as Iowa, New Hampshire and South [Read More…]
If you’ve ever wondered which candidate has the courage to pander to his voter base by boldly promising to do exactly what they want (as unrealistic as that may be), Ted Cruz’s campaign put out an ad today which unequivocally answers that question: I love how the first part of the video pays lips service [Read More…]