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Perkins: Gays And Lesbians Will Never Have "Fulfillment" Until They Leave "The Destructive Path That They're On" | Right Wing Watch

On yesterday’s broadcast of Today’s Issues, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins said that the Religious Right is under attack in schools and in government and must “stand up to this,” declaring, “I think it’s time for us to occupy.”

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Twenty Years After Darwin on Trial, ID is Dead : EvolutionBlog

Twenty Years After Darwin on Trial, ID is Dead : EvolutionBlog | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
I just spent the last week working out of my New Jersey office, which is to say I was visiting the family for Thanksgiving. Before that I was spending a lot of time going over the page proofs and compiling...
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‘Tis the season … to attack Christian faith

‘Tis the season … to attack Christian faith | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
It is the holidays - a time for friends and family to gather to celebrate Christmas and Thanksgiving - and it is once again time for atheist groups to roll out their latest attack on Christianity.
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Pagan stone circle may have been destroyed in religous hate attack - Telegraph

Pagan stone circle may have been destroyed in religous hate attack - Telegraph | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Police are probing the destruction of a Pagan stone circle in a possible religious hate attack.

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Gambling Nun Gets House Arrest for Embezzlement

Gambling Nun Gets House Arrest for Embezzlement | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
If you embezzled $850,000 from your company and blew it all gambling, you'd go to jail. If you're a nun, you might only get house arrest. That's what happened in the case of Sister Susie, a nun at Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. 
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Did Threats From Gay Activists Mobilize An Oklahoma Pastor To Run For Office? | Right Wing Watch

Did Threats From Gay Activists Mobilize An Oklahoma Pastor To Run For Office? | Right Wing Watch | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

According to The Greely Gazette, when local pastor Paul Blair spoke out in opposition to an Oklahoma City proposal to add sexual orientation to the city’s anti-discrimination policy, he and his church received death and bomb threats. But Blair refuses to be intimidated by such threats and has decided, instead, to take a stand by running for state office.

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Kentucky church votes to ban interracial couples from services

Kentucky church votes to ban interracial couples from services | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

A couple traveling home to Pike County, Kentucky, for the holiday weekend, got a cold reception at the family church after announcing their engagement.

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Cambridge University to Offer Degree in Creation Science - Science - News - TheCreationNews.com

Cambridge University to Offer Degree in Creation Science - Science - News - TheCreationNews.com | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Cambridge University to Offer Degree in Creation Science - Science - News In a surprising move, Cambridge University has announced they will begin offering a degree in Creation Science.
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Another Atheist Group Tries to Form at a Religious University | Friendly Atheist

Another Atheist Group Tries to Form at a Religious University | Friendly Atheist | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania — affiliated with the Presbyterian Church — could be the next home to a Secular Student Alliance group… but there’s still work to be done.

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Are evangelicals a national security threat?

Are evangelicals a national security threat? | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
A new poll suggests that American Christians (unlike Muslims) are likely to put their faith before their country...
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UK: Warning over 'excessively strict' discipline in UK madrassas - Telegraph

UK: Warning over 'excessively strict' discipline in UK madrassas  - Telegraph | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Children attending some UK Islamic schools are being subjected to physical beatings as teachers use loopholes to get around a ban on corporal punishment, according to new research.

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Church watchdog says 6 Irish Catholic dioceses report child abuse now, have stopped cover-ups

Church watchdog says 6 Irish Catholic dioceses report child abuse now, have stopped cover-ups | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
DUBLIN — Six Catholic dioceses in Ireland that shielded child-molesting priests from the law in the past are protecting children from sexual abuse today, the Irish church’s own investigatory arm reported Wednesday.
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Michigan Senate Approves House Version Of Anti-Bullying Bill, Drops Religious Language

Michigan Senate Approves House Version Of Anti-Bullying Bill, Drops Religious Language | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Michigan's state Senate dropped a bill Tuesday that critics called "a license to bully," and instead adopted a House version that represents a compromise among Republican lawmakers in a more comprehensive piece of legislation that would require...
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Fox News bears false witness about Camp Pendleton cross

Fox News bears false witness about Camp Pendleton cross | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Fox News bears false witness about the Camp Pendleton cross...
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Pope expresses support for efforts to eliminate death penalty

Pope expresses support for efforts to eliminate death penalty | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI voiced support Wednesday for political actions around the world aimed at eliminating the death penalty, reflecting his stance as an opponent of capital punishment.
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Activists ask 2012 candidates to sign religious freedom pledge

Activists ask 2012 candidates to sign religious freedom pledge | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
An advocacy organization for persecuted Christians has asked the 2012 presidential candidates to sign a pledge stating they would make religious freedom a priority in the United States and overseas if they win the White House.
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UK: Prayers should be private and away from council chambers, High Court to hear in test case - Telegraph

UK: Prayers should be private and away from council chambers, High Court to hear in test case  - Telegraph | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
The long tradition of prayers being said before local council meetings is to
come under challenge at the High Court.
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Dead fish ignite biblical end time fears … again.

Dead fish ignite biblical end time fears … again. | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Red tide blooms off the coast of Florida are causing fish kills. Marine biologists say that this is the worst red tide of the year, but in the words of Indiana pastor Paul Begley, this is a tide of "biblical proportions".

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Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chaffee: If you don't like me calling the tree in the statehouse a holiday tree, hush up and go feed the poor

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chaffee:  If you don't like me calling the tree in the statehouse a holiday tree, hush up and go feed the poor | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chaffee has some words for those who are objecting to his use of the term holiday tree instead of Christmas tree: Focus your energy on feeding the poor.

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Fake Terrorist: Obama Wants Sharia Law | Dispatches from the Culture Wars

Fake Terrorist: Obama Wants Sharia Law | Dispatches from the Culture Wars | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
We have a relatively new group here called Transformation Michigan, group of serious wingnuts like you wouldn't believe.
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Gingrich and Christian Nation Mythology | Dispatches from the Culture Wars

Gingrich and Christian Nation Mythology | Dispatches from the Culture Wars | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Bruce Wilson at Talk2Action has video from a conference where Newt Gingrich appeared with David Barton and others pushing the Christian Nation myth.
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God-Centered Preschools Should Not be Taxpayers’ Burden | Secular Coalition for America

God-Centered Preschools Should Not be Taxpayers’ Burden | Secular Coalition for America | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

No taxpayer should be required to pay for another’s religious education. But that is exactly what is happening in many schools across the country—specifically in Arkansas, where several preschools that offer religious training rely on tax dollars to operate.

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American Atheists Snuggie

American Atheists Snuggie | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Jesus Christ, this is comfortable! Float around your home like Jesus in this super-comfortable American Atheists Snuggie!

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#mencallmethings: “uglyass librarian” | Greta Christina's Blog

#mencallmethings: “uglyass librarian” | Greta Christina's Blog | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

“Damn…now they are going to think all unbelieving women look like uglyass librarians!” - Right. And now they are going to think all unbelieving men sound like misogynist assholes.

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Ohio License Plates May Include God in the Background | Friendly Atheist

Ohio License Plates May Include God in the Background | Friendly Atheist | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

“With God All Things Are Possible”…

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