A constant theme on this blog is a state senator from my home state of Arkansas, Jason Rapert, because he’s constantly being terrible. This is the guy who was beside himself that a gay pride parade could be held on a Sunday. He also wanted to impeach the judge who struck down the state’s gay marriage [Read More…]
ACLU thanks highly conservative lawmaker from Arkansas for the $100,000 “contribution” to future lawsuits.
In a completely partisan 4-3 decision the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled last week that a program that gives tax dollars to families wanting to send their child to religious schools rather than public schools is legal: A divided state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Republican-backed program that spends taxpayer money on [Read More…]
Duggars go from their show getting cancelled being “a blessing” to being heartbroken in about a week.
A week ago the Duggars were saying they were looking at the cancellation of their TV show as a blessing. Now that the reality has set in they’re singing a very different tune: The cancellation came two months after a 2006 police report surfaced revealing that Josh Duggar had been accused at age 14 of [Read More…]
Federal court rules Washington pharmacists must dispense birth control regardless of religious beliefs.
Here’s a win: at least in the state of Washington pharmacists can’t deny customers emergency contraceptives just because their religion supposedly gets them an exemption from doing their job: Washington state can force pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, a federal appeals court said Thursday in a long-running lawsuit brought by pharmacists [Read More…]
Theodore Shoebat: we have to kill gay people before they brainwash our kids into Christian-killing Nazis.
Oh JT! Stop it with your sensationalized blog titles. Heh, I wish. Every day since the Obergefell ruling it seems religious leaders say increasingly more bizarre things about LGBT people. Theodore Shoebat, who regularly appears in columns and documentaries beside top tier GOP lawmakers, has today’s biggest hit: I believe that the reason why the [Read More…]
Marilyn Perry crashed her car last year, she claims it was because she was praying behind the wheel: The victim, Pamela Beckham, 50, suffered a broken neck and numerous other injuries. Bellevue police initially believed that the driver, Marilyn Perry, 62, was on her cell phone at the time of the accident, or was under the [Read More…]
Apparently “witches” getting abducted, stripped naked, and beheaded is not wholly uncommon in parts of India.
So…in India recently an old woman went from minding her own business one minute to being stripped and decapitated the next: Acting on the instructions of a self-appointed “goddess,” a mob in the Indian state of Assam accused a woman in her 60s of witchcraft, dragged her from her home, stripped her and beheaded her. [Read More…]
The Huckabee campaign posted this video to its youtube page yesterday. Amazingly, comments are enabled (probably to capture all that gosh darn persecution that happens whenever a Christian says something dumb/offensive): You got that? God’s gonna clear up all that racism, which really only exists because we’re not Christian enough. You see, god won’t end [Read More…]
A professor at a Canadian university is in a bit of hot water after posting to his facebook page that gay people should be hanged: A business professor at St. Lawrence College’s campus in Kingston, Ont. is the subject of a probe after he posted on Facebook that gay people should be hanged. Rick Coupland [Read More…]
I see on Hemant’s blog a story about a man who is standing guard in front of a Colorado church to thwart any copycat attacks following the Charleston shooting. Oh, and the man’s an atheist: After a June 20 vigil, Rev. Margaret Redmond received a call from a man who, distressed by the mass murder [Read More…]