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Bible To Make It Into Oklahoma School District Courtesy Of Hobby Lobby President (VIDEO)

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In a frightening move, an Oklahoma school district has greenlighted a Bible curriculum created by none other than the religious nut who runs Hobby Lobby.

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Louisiana Republicans Are Pushing A Bill To Adopt The Bible As The State Book (VIDEO)

In a blatant violation of the Constitution, the Louisiana GOP pushes a bill to make the Bible the official state book.

In a blatant violation of the Constitution, the Louisiana GOP pushes a bill to make the Bible the official state book.

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American Catholic Nuns Circulate Petition, Prepare To Protest In Favor Of Birth Control Coverage

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

A group of nuns is speaking out in favor of mandatory birth control coverage just as the Supreme Court is ready to hear oral arguments on two lawsuits.

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WATCH: Kansas City Citizens Come Together With Surprising Message For Westboro Baptists

WATCH: Kansas City Citizens Come Together With Surprising Message For Westboro Baptists

The founder of Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps, Sr., died last week. However, the pastor’s hate-filled congregation carries on. Kansas City has been a focus for their activities, given that the church’s headquarters are in Topeka, just 60 miles away. Kansas City is finding innovative solutions to counter the church’s […]

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Evangelical Leader Says ‘Putin Is Right On These Issues’ During Ukraine Invasion

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues." Image: Paul Walsh

Franklin Graham, son of Evangelical leader Billy Graham made news when he said, “In my opinion, Putin is right on these issues.”

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Another Sermon, Another Charge: Child Molesting Preacher Arrested For A Second Time

A pastor in South Carolina with a rap sheet longer than his arm is arrested on sexual assault charges-again.

A pastor in South Carolina with a rap sheet longer than his arm is arrested on sexual assault charges – again.

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Watch Out! Top 10 Signs Your Religious Freedoms Are Under Attack

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Gay marriage is wrecking the country! Christians are under attack! How worried should you be? Here are 10 signs that your religious freedom is at risk.

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Another Victory For Marriage Equality As Federal Judge Rules Texas’ Gay Marriage Ban Illegal

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Texas’ marriage discrimination law has been struck down by a federal judge. This is the 6th state were such laws have been struck down.

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Plucky NC High Schoolers Win Right To Start Atheist Club In Stunning Civil Rights Victory

Photo of Kalei Wilson from Secular Student Alliance, Pisgah High School's Go Fund Me page. Inset photo with Ben Wilson from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

North Carolina’s Pisgah High School didn’t want an atheist student group on their campus. Kalei Wilson and her brother, Ben, helped change that.

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WATCH: Radical Preacher Dies From His Own Faith In Snakes

WATCH: Radical Preacher Dies From His Own Faith In Snakes

Nat Geo TV’s Snake Salvation pastor Jamie Coots has died. Bitten by a rattlesnake he was encouraged him to seek medical treatment. He went home instead.

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Missouri GOP Still Wants Kids To Be Stupid, Introduces Anti-Science Bill

Human Evolution image cc 2008 by Tkgd2007 and modified by Elisabeth Parker (2012).

Missouri Republicans led by state rep. Rick Brattin have introduced House Bill 1472 in an attempt to keep kids ignorant about the science of evolution.

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Baby Messiah Judge Gets Fired. This Is How It Happened (VIDEO)

Judge Lu Ann Ballew was terminated Friday for her religious biased ruling of, "The word Messiah is a title, not a name."

‘Baby Messiah’ comes bearing good news. The TN Judge who forced the parents to change his name to Martin just got fired. Here’s how it happened.

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Watch Pat Robertson Tell Creationists To Stop Making A Joke Of Themselves (VIDEO)

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Today, Pat Robertson seemed clear and alert. Kinda. After the creationist debate, he told Ken Ham, ‘Let’s be real. Let’s not make a joke of ourselves.’

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A Quarter Of US Adults Have Left Organized Religion: What Would Jesus Do?

A Quarter Of US Adults Have Left Organized Religion: What Would Jesus Do?

Like the Titanic, church attendance is sinking. People are leaving in droves. Membership in religious organizations is in free fall. Historic in proportion.

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Anti-Gay Bigots Earn Open Laughter In Indiana State House Chamber (VIDEO)

Photo of anti-gay Atty. James Bopp screen captured from video on Raw Story. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/13/indiana-house-chamber-bursts-into-laughter-after-speaker-calls-lgbt-people-intolerant/

When those in favor of a same-sex marriage ban in the state called their opponents “intolerant,” those in the House chambers couldn’t help but laugh.

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SC Democrats Push Forced School Prayer Bill, Reject Separation Of Church And State

South Carolina schools could soon be forced to conduct prayer in the classroom if a piece of legislation is passed this year. Church and State Separation? - Image @ACLU

Students in South Carolina schools could soon be forced to say prayers in their classrooms, if this law passes. So much for separation of church and state.

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Republicans Get Dumber: New Poll Shows Even More Of Them Reject Science

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Republicans and Democrats are now divided by more than the usual political issues. A new poll shows that even more Republicans deny science than we thought.

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Every GOP Candidate For Lt. Gov. Of TX Wants Creationism in Schools

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To conservative Christians, other belief systems don’t matter. Every GOP candidate for Lt. Governor of TX wants creationism taught in public schools.

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Federal Judge Strips Religious Tax Exemption From Preachers, Declares It Unconstitutional

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This victory in federal court against tax exemptions for preachers is a major one, but it’s still just a small step toward what must be done.

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Costco Bible Snafu Goes Viral While ‘Christians’ Stay Strangely Silent On Walmart

Costco Bible Snafu Goes Viral While ‘Christians’ Stay Strangely Silent On Walmart

Costco learned a hard lesson when a pastor’s tweet went viral: Never label the Bible as ‘fiction.’ If only REAL corporate abuses made ‘Christians’ this mad.

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