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Covered in Prayer Blanket aka The Christian Snuggie (Found at Jesus Needs New PR)...
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Kansas School Violates Student’s Rights | Dispatches from the Culture Wars

Kansas School Violates Student’s Rights | Dispatches from the Culture Wars | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Here's an absolutely clear cut case of a school overstepping the First Amendment, with the help of Kansas Gov.
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David Barton urges Christians to vote because America, more than any other nation except Israel, is founded on the bible

David Barton urges Christians to vote because America, more than any other nation except Israel, is founded on the bible | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
The Champion the Vote effort to mobilize 5 million Christian voters before the 2012 elections has released a new promotional video, this time from David Barton,...
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Evangelical Leader Rises in Brazil’s Culture Wars

Evangelical Leader Rises in Brazil’s Culture Wars | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Leaders in Brasil must now consult on a range of matters with evangelical leaders, and about one in four Brazilians are thought to belong to evangelical Protestant congregations.
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Jehovah's Witness Trap

Jehovah's Witness Trap | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
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Birther State Reps and Orly Taitz Throw Tantrum at NH Ballot Law Commission Hearing (VIDEO) | Right Wing Watch

In a mostly overlooked episode earlier this month, the so-called “Birther Queen” Orly Taitz appeared before the New Hampshire Ballot Law Commission to call for the removal of President Obama from the state’s presidential ballot. Taitz, the Soviet-born lawyer-dentist-real estate agent, has been on a multi-year mission to prove Obama is secretly Kenyan, and no amount of evidence will dissuade her. But she’s not alone – nine members of the NH state house signed on to her complaint.

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Biology’s Big Bang Had A Long Fuse - Science News

Biology’s Big Bang Had A Long Fuse - Science News | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Animals started evolving long before showing up as fossils...
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Pope Benedict XVI slapped with charges for not wearing seat belt

Pope Benedict XVI slapped with charges for not wearing seat belt | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Just because the pope gets to ride in the popemobile doesn’t give him license not to wear a seat belt.
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Christian Group Demands That We All Say ‘Merry Christmas’ | Friendly Atheist

Christian Group Demands That We All Say ‘Merry Christmas’ | Friendly Atheist | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

The American Family Association released its 2011 “Naughty or Nice Christmas List” indicating which retail stores’ advertisements and employees say “Merry Christmas” (Yay!) and which ones say “Happy Holidays” (Why do they hate Jesus?)

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Pope Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is doing well battling sexual abuse of minors; everyone else could learn from the Catholic Church

Pope Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is doing well battling sexual abuse of minors; everyone else could learn from the Catholic Church | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Pope Benedict XVI feels that the Catholic Church is doing a fine job battling the scourge of sexual abuse of minors in the church.
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Intransitive Gratitude: Feeling Thankful in a Godless World | Greta Christina's Blog

Intransitive Gratitude: Feeling Thankful in a Godless World | Greta Christina's Blog | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

If you don’t believe in God, what does gratitude mean? I don’t mean specific gratitude towards specific people for specific benevolent acts. I mean that more broad, general, sweeping sense of gratitude: gratitude for things like good health, having food to eat, having friends and family, the mere fact of being alive at all.

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How Creepy Conservative Christian Modesty Doctrines Harm Young Women | Belief | AlterNet

How Creepy Conservative Christian Modesty Doctrines Harm Young Women | Belief | AlterNet | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
When you argue that what’s modest and what isn’t is a valid concern for women, you tell them that their appearance matters most.
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With Vaccines, Bill Gates Changes The World Again

With Vaccines, Bill Gates Changes The World Again | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Gates currently has two of history’s greatest scourges in his sights: malaria, the mosquito-borne disease that infects 250 million a year, killing 800,000 of them; and polio.
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Christians laud Haitians’ godliness in face of all their oppression | Lousy Canuck

Christians laud Haitians’ godliness in face of all their oppression | Lousy Canuck | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Reader Michael Fisher passed along a post by Christian sociologist Margarita A. Mooney of Black, White and Grey (a Patheos blog) lauding Haitians for turning to God in their extreme suffering.
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Telling lies on behalf of Jesus… (a blog post) | Jesus Needs New PR

Telling lies on behalf of Jesus… (a blog post) | Jesus Needs New PR | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

A few years ago I was asked to write an essay for a newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter was to inspire and encourage people to trust God with their lives. The editor asked me to write about the first time I tried running four years after my legs had been severely injured in an accident.

I was happy to oblige.

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Pamela Geller Freaks Out About Muslim Creationism | Dispatches from the Culture Wars

Pamela Geller Freaks Out About Muslim Creationism | Dispatches from the Culture Wars | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
You might want to put those irony meters away for this one.
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Norway killer, Anders Breivik, could avoid prison

Norway killer, Anders Breivik, could avoid prison | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

Psychiatrists in Norway have concluded that self-confessed killer Anders Behring Breivik is criminally insane.  Breivik is responsible for killing over 77 persons in July due to his outrage over Norway's immigration policies, multiculturalism and the country's growing Muslim population (originally reported as over 90 victims).

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Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik is declared insane

Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik is declared insane | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Psychiatrists assessing the mental state of self-confessed Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik declare he is a paranoid schizophrenic.
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Rick Perry forgets which country he wants to be President of | NewsBiscuit

Rick Perry forgets which country he wants to be President of | NewsBiscuit | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
In an embarrassing slip up during a televised primary debate, Rick Perry, Governor of Texas and hopeful for the Republican 2012 presidential nomination, yesterday temporarily forgot the name of the country of which he hopes to become the next leader.
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David Barton: God Wants Us To Work Six Days A Week | Right Wing Watch

Every once in a while, Barton provides a glimpse of just what America would look like if it became the "Christian nation" he desires in which everything ran according to the Bible, such as when he says that it would mean our schools would open with prayer and our government would stop helping the poor.

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Why you should date your church (a blog post) | Jesus Needs New PR

Why you should date your church (a blog post) | Jesus Needs New PR | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it

One of the church’s long-standing dirty little secrets is the weird dynamics of membership. People have debated the necessity of church membership for centuries and continue to do so today.

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God and Killing The President

God and Killing The President | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Using such a dramatic title Killing The President? is designed to attract the secret services attention hoping for this traditionally educated group of civil servants to heed my warnings and investigate Dr. Turi's legitimate work in predictive Astrology.
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Want cheaper tuition? Find religion

Want cheaper tuition? Find religion | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Private Christian colleges across the country are slashing tuition as church membership dwindles and schools struggle to attract students in the down economy.
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Muslim students walking out of lectures on Darwinism because it 'clashes with the Koran'

Muslim students walking out of lectures on Darwinism because it 'clashes with the Koran' | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Professors at University College London have expressed concern over the increasing number of biology students boycotting lectures on Darwinist theory citing their religious beliefs.
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Atheists and rapists: you just can't trust 'em

Atheists and rapists: you just can't trust 'em | The Atheism News Magazine | Scoop.it
Atheists are a pretty disliked bunch of people in North America. Most atheists will be aware of polling data that puts them at the bottom of the loathing pile. Question is, what's driving that loathing?
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