Gallup has produced some good news: religion continues its steep and unprecedented decline in America: Americans’ confidence in the church and organized religion has fallen dramatically over the past four decades, hitting an all-time low this year of 42%. Confidence in religion began faltering in the 1980s, while the sharpest decline occurred between 2001 and [Read More…]
Trent Franks is a member of the US House from Arizona’s crazily conservative 8th district. He was giving a talk at the Celebrate America revival earlier this week in which he said a bunch of ludicrous, untrue things (as people are wont to do at revivals), but none more so than that the Constitution is [Read More…]
So there’s a bakery in Oregon that refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding and was fined $135,000. It turns out though that the fine was a result of tormenting the couple after the fact: The anti-LGBT owners of an Oregon bakery were not fined for refusing to sell a wedding cake to [Read More…]
We hear all the time that bad people need to get themselves some Jesus so they’ll become better. Well this guy needs some Jesus, stat! A northern Arkansas man accepted a plea deal just before his trial that will put him behind bars for at least 4 years after he was sentenced to 30 years [Read More…]
Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma has said that, at least for the time being, she’s defying the court order to remove the ten commandments monument from the state capitol gounds: Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday said the Ten Commandments monument will stay at the Capitol despite a court ruling that said it violated the state [Read More…]
Glencoe, Alabama’s mayor still sore that city can’t fly the Christian flag over government buildings.
The city of Glencoe, Alabama used to fly the Christian flag over some government buildings until the Freedom From Religion Foundation got wind of it and gave the city the option to take it down for free. The city resentfully complied, and now the city’s mayor, Charles Gilchrist, is trying to spin it so that [Read More…]
A bill in California that would have given terminally ill patients the right to physician-assisted suicide has failed to advance. The reason terminally ill, suffering patients should have to stick around to deteriorate in pain for however long it takes them to die naturally? Why, the love of Christ, of course: A California bill that [Read More…]
Franklin Graham is sure that god is so mad that we’re not officially discriminating in Jesus’ name enough that he’s going to strike the White House with lightning (because coming down and making his will known in an irrefutable manner would just be silly): Franklin, the son of the famed evangelicist Billy Graham, wrote Tuesday [Read More…]
Jill Duggar decides it’s time for a mission trip in another country for a while as civil suit against her brother begins.
Josh Duggar’s lone non-family victim is suing him in civil court. Ol’ Josh doesn’t have much of a shot seeing as how he’s publicly admitted to molesting five girls, four of which were his sisters who are almost sure to be called to testify in the civil suit (and would have to since they lose [Read More…]