His argument seems to be “The bible says so!” What I can’t seem to figure out is how nobody hears this proud piece of racism and says “Ok, the bible says so…so what? That shit is evil.” This makes me sick. We must think about our morality. Sure, anybody can assert that something is moral, [Read More...]
You guys know Roger Mahoney, right (if you don’t, click here, here, and here)? Well, something else has come up about ol’ Roger. It turns out when police investigating one of the priests in his charge back in the day they asked for a list of altar boys at the priest’s last parish. Mahoney denied it to them. When [Read More...]
Dwight McKissic is a megachurch pastor who is pretty nostalgic about minority heroes who speak up loud and proud: Fifty years ago, James Brown released a song that became a great source of inspiration, pride, and self-esteem for Black Americans—“Say it Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud.” I remember it so well. All the kids [Read More...]
Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council (where they do little to no research and work to prevent families from forming…but they are a council, so they’ve got that going) reacted to efforts in his state to make ex-gay “therapy” illegal in some situations by shitting out the first simile that came to [Read More...]
FFRF asks Iowa State to remove bibles from University Hotel. ISU does the right thing, obeys the law, saves money.
I write fairly frequently on school administrators who insist on breaking the law in favor of their religion. For public schools it’s not the administrators who are on the line: they get to go fight a foredoomed legal battle with taxpayer money used for the education of other peoples’ kids on the line. Public universities [Read More...]
In March marriage equality will become the law of the land in England. Many wondered how the Church of England would react. The Church even acknowledged the need to react: The Church of England had announced that it would address the issue of sexuality, saying it was aware it needed to reflect rapid changes in [Read More...]
The god of Abraham strikes again. A Colorado woman told police that Jesus Christ pulled her two-week-old baby from her arms and laid the child on train tracks, KKTV-TV reported on Tuesday. 31-year-old Jennifer Sloan was accused of attempted first-degree murder following the incident in Pueblo on Feb. 14. KKTV reported at the time that witnesses saw [Read More...]
A guy born with a bunch of hair growing out of his back is being worshiped as a god by mobs of people: … the 35-year-old tea picker said he wouldn’t change a thing and enjoys having God-like status even if his wife can’t stand it. Oraon is worshipped by hundreds of followers in his [Read More...]
I’ve written a couple of times about this odious bill and am happy to report that, in a surprise move, Republicans in the Kansas Senate broke off from House Republicans and helped kill the measure: A bill that would have allowed individuals to refuse to provide business services to same-sex couples in Kansas because of [Read More...]
Christian terrorist complains of torture in prison because A) He is beaten on a daily basis. B) He “only” gets a PS2 and doesn’t get his favorite games.
In 2011 Anders Breivik bombed a building in Oslo and then went on a murderous rampage killing 77 people in total, most of them teenagers at Workers’ Youth League camp, before being captured. He did this to draw attention to his manifesto which closes with “I believe Europe should strive for: A cultural conservative approach [Read More...]