Just in case the morning happiness post wasn’t enough to put a smile on your face today, here’s this: The Icelandic Parliament (‘Alþingi’) has voted today to decriminalise blasphemy in Iceland. As reported by Iceland Monitor in February this year, three Pirate Party MPs moved a bill before Alþingi to have the clause removed from the Icelandic [Read More…]
I was thinking about the Baxter County nativity case yesterday (if you’re unfamiliar with the case, I’ve covered it in great detail here and here) in which the county judge is, frankly, without a doubt discriminating against the atheists he’s charged with representing. It occurred to me I need to write about how it’s going [Read More…]
I suspect that in 50 years any hypothetical children and grandchildren I have might not believe the severity with which people reacted. I will hang on to this video until then to show them: To think we deferred to the Constitution when we could’ve just listened to this lady. I loved the quote “They’re not [Read More…]
I’ve heard alliteration is the highest form of writing…or the worst. One of those two. Anyway, today I’ve read stories about county clerks doing all sorts of things in response to Obergefell, but I wanted to highlight two that I really thought got it (and with whom I probably agree on very, very little). The [Read More…]
One of Josh Duggar’s victims (not one of his sisters, that would never fly in the Duggar household) is filing a civil suit against him: A non-Duggar family molestation victim is preparing to file a civil suit against Josh Duggar, sources tell In Touch magazine exclusively in the new issue on newsstands today. Oh, and you know that shady little [Read More…]
Pastor Rick Wiles, who has previously delivered to us such insights like Obama being the reincarnation of Hitler and the leader of ISIS, or that Ebola could solve atheism (and homosexuality, and promiscuity, and porn addiction), is hitting us with the hard truth again: this time that we ought to flee the country before god [Read More…]
When the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the ten commandments monument was a violation of church and state (you think?), OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt was no very happy. His ol’ buddy Andrew Seidel has reached out to him: Dear Mr. Pruitt: We’ve tangled several times before. Once regarding a Christian men’s club using Oklahoma [Read More…]
Oklahoma Republicans call for the impeachment of justices who ruled against the ten commandments monument.
Earlier today the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a ten commandments monument on the state capitol might just be seen as an endorsement of a particular religion, thus violating the separation of church and state. I haven’t read the ruling yet, but I can only imagine it can be summed up with, “no shit.” [Read More…]
BREAKING: Oklahoma Supreme Court rules the ten commandments monument must be removed from state capitol!
Man, this week just keeps getting better: The Ten Commandments monument must be removed from the grounds of the state Capitol, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a 7-2 opinion the Supreme Court found the placement of the monument on the grounds of the state Capitol violate Article 2, Section 5, of the Oklahoma [Read More…]