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A Christian debate over Halloween: Counter, co-opt, or emrbace it?

A Christian debate over Halloween: Counter, co-opt, or emrbace it? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"Los Angeles (CNN) - For many American Christians, Halloween is innocent, harmless and fun, and they trick-or-treat, carve pumpkins and don costumes with gusto. For others, though – especially for some conservative and fundamentalist Christians - Halloween is a celebration of evil and has no place in the life of a believer."

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Christian radio host warns that lesbian nurses can make kids gay | Breaking News | Wisconsin Gazette - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) News

Christian radio host warns that lesbian nurses can make kids gay | Breaking News | Wisconsin Gazette - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) News | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Radio host Linda Harvey of Mission America went on an anti-gay rant during her “Christian” radio show yesterday, warning parents to keep their children away from LGBT healthcare professionals.
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Chelsea Rubio's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:48 AM

It is not proven that contact with a professional medical caregiver, or a caregiver of any kind, can make children gay. It is an insult to LGBT medical professionals everywhere for someone to even suggest that having contact with them can turn someone gay.

 

If you feel the need to keep your child away, it is your choice. Don't go along with someone just because they tell you to do it.

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A Christian Overreaction to An Atheist Group’s Existence

A Christian Overreaction to An Atheist Group’s Existence | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"The Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison took advantage of a program that allows them to send an email to the entire student population… for a price."

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Clay principal's memo says First Amendment meant only for Christians

Clay principal's memo says First Amendment meant only for Christians | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Clay Hill Elementary principal quotes pastor in memo promoting prayer session at school.

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Shelby County, TN — Christ Community receives $400,000 for family planning services, Planned Parenthood loses contract for first time in 35 years

Shelby County, TN — Christ Community receives $400,000 for family planning services, Planned Parenthood loses contract for first time in 35 years | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Finally breaking a deadlock, the Shelby County (Tennessee) Commissioners voted to award Christ Community Health Services a $400,000 contract for family planning services for the poor. This is the first time in 35 years that Planned Parenthood did not receive the funding.

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Deaths 'after church HIV claims'

Deaths 'after church HIV claims' | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
At least three people with HIV have died after they stopped taking life saving drugs on the advice of their Evangelical Christian pastors, BBC London learns.
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U.S. Military Teaches Foreign Students That Liberals Subverted America's Judeo-Christian Heritage

U.S. Military Teaches Foreign Students That Liberals Subverted America's Judeo-Christian Heritage | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"There's a program in the military called the International Military Student Officer (IMSO) program. This program is run by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and exists in all branches of the military. But, while this program is run by the military, the Secretary of State is responsible for its "continuous supervision and general direction."

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Atheists, creationists and the pitfalls of public debate - The Drum Opinion

Atheists, creationists and the pitfalls of public debate - The Drum Opinion | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The gulf between an apologist theologian and an atheist biologist is an abyss only bridgeable by epiphany or tragedy.
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Christian Faith Requires Accepting Evolution

Christian Faith Requires Accepting Evolution | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
As someone raised evangelical, I realize anti-evolutionists believe they are defending the Christian tradition. But as a seminary graduate now training to be a medical scientist, I can say that, in reality, they've abandoned it.
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Ricky Gervais act outs atheist bewilderment and frustration in the face of nice Christian nonsense

Scene from Extras series one, "Kate Winslet", in a conversation all atheists will recognise only too well.
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Conservatives Want America to be a "Christian Nation" -- Here's What That Would Actually Look Like | Belief | AlterNet

Conservatives Want America to be a "Christian Nation" -- Here's What That Would Actually Look Like | Belief | AlterNet | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Let's compare Rick Perry's version of "Christian values" to what the Bible really dictates.

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