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KENTUCKY: State Officials Revoke Ark Encounter’s $18 Million Tax Break Over Sale To Evade Local Safety Tax

Yesterday I reported that Ken Ham’s creationist for-profit company had sold the Ark Encounter to its non-profit division for $10 in order to evade a 50-cents per ticket local sales tax meant to pay for the additional fire and police protection required by the attraction. Well, THAT fucking backfired on them big time. Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: ...

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KENTUCKY: Federal Court Orders State To Pay $222,695 In Legal Fees To Gay Couples That Sued Kim Davis

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: A federal judge Friday ordered the state of Kentucky to pay $222,695 in attorneys’ fees to same-sex couples who sued clerk Kim Davis in 2015 when she refused to give them marriage licenses. U.S. District Judge David Bunning ordered the payments Friday. In a statement, William Sharp, legal director for the ACLU of Kentucky, said: “We ...

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Pastor Bad Wig Prays To Protect Trump From Witches, Jinxes, Strokes, And Demons That Jump Into Dogs

Nutjob Pastor Lance Wallnau, who recently claimed that angels literally dusted his face with gold flakes because he loves Donald Trump, has delivered an “intercessory prayer” against the spells, hexes, and jinxes all those witches have been casting against the president. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: As Wallnau explained it, the prayers of Christians have protected Trump from ...

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Family Research Council: Pray For God To Force Donald Trump To Repent For Transgender Military Service

From the Family Research Council’s daily prayer: Heavenly Father, it is time for you to act, for your law is being broken! This policy must be rejected: it brazenly defies You, God our Creator, and Your fixed, eternal moral laws. We defied your definition of marriage, now we defy the very apex of your created order, mankind created in your ...

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Michele Bachmann: Donald Trump Is Completely Normal

The Pioneer Press reports: The first thing to understand about President Donald Trump, former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann said Wednesday, is that the billionaire president is a normal person. “He is quite honestly one of the most regular guys you would ever meet,” said Bachmann, an adviser to Trump on faith issues who prayed over the president in the Oval ...

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Ark Encounter Sells Land Under Park To Itself For $10 To Evade Tax To Pay For Police And Fire Protection

The International Business Times reports: The group that owns the theme park Ark Encounter have sold the park to their nonprofit affiliates for 10 dollars to avoid paying taxes, according to a report Monday by the Lexington Herald-Leader. The Christian theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky is owned by creationist Ken Ham and features a life-sized recreation of Noah’s Ark. Ark ...

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Alliance Defending Freedom: We’re Not Haters And It’s Fake News That We Back Criminalizing Homosexuality

From the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: Alliance Defending Freedom invited Attorney General Jeff Sessions to a conference on religious freedom last week. In an apparent attempt to link President Trump’s attorney general to some scandal, ABC News – reporting on the AG’s participation in the conference – trotted out an accusation that ADF was an “anti-gay hate group.” ADF’s director ...

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Christian Site: Giant Sunspot Warns Us That One Horseman Of The Apocalypse Is Mounting Up [VIDEO]

Just the one? Charisma News, your full-service site for anti-witch tutorials, warns that Jesus might be coming back any day now because sunspots. They write: NASA says there is a massive sunspot on the surface of our sun that’s larger than planet Earth. The 75,000-mile-wide spot could rapidly turn into a solar flare and disrupt communications across the globe. The ...

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Christian Homeschooler Tells Christian TV That Teen Vogue Broke The Law With Anal Sex Article [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: In an interview she just wrapped up with the Christian Broadcasting Network, “Activist Mommy” Elizabeth Johnston continued to rail against Teen Vogue for daring to publish an article explaining what anal sex is, how to have it safely (if that’s something you want to do), and that it’s okay to say no. Johnston ...

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Prophetess Cindy Jacobs: I’ve Decreed That God Expose Terror Threats To The US In Jesus’ Name [VIDEO]

Safiyah Riddle reports at Right Wing Watch: Self-proclaimed prophet Cindy Jacobs received a message from God about the national security of the United States, announcing that she “decreed” that the Lord would “expose, expose, and expose” terrorist threats to the U.S. “in the name of Jesus.” These visions, according to Jacobs, are “an anointing and an authority and an intercession” ...

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Anti-LGBT Hate Group Lawyer Takes To Fox News To Whine About Being Called A Hate Group [VIDEO]

On Friday night Alliance Defending Freedom lawyer Kristen Waggoner appeared on Fox News to denounce ABC, NBC, and other outlets for correctly naming them as a hate group. As I’ve reported many times, the ADF openly advocates for criminalizing homosexuality and, of course, against virtually any LGBT civil rights. In fact, they even appeared before the Supreme Court in the ...

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Anti-Gay Washington Florist Appeals To SCOTUS

The Associated Press reports: A florist from Washington state is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision by the state’s high court which concluded she violated the law by refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding. Lawyers for Barronelle Stutzman on Friday contended the state Supreme Court decision violated her First Amendment protection for artistic expression. Her ...

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SPLC Denounces AG Jeff Sessions For Speech To Hate Group: If They Had Their Way, Gays Would Be In Jail

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a secret address to an infamous anti-LGBT hate group which advocates for criminalizing homosexuality. (And against many other civil rights for LGBT citizens.) The DOJ repeatedly declined to release the transcript of Sessions’ speech, which only appeared later in the week on a right wing site after a Freedom Of Information Act demand ...

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TOLEDO: God Failed To Destroy The City So Tongues Speaking Prophetess Opal Covey Runs For Mayor Again

The Toledo Blade reports: Self-described “Prophetess” Opal Covey, 76, filed signature petitions Friday to run for mayor in the Sept. 12 primary. Ms. Covey, a Republican and a church minister, claimed Friday with no evidence that she was a victim of voter fraud, for which she blamed Democrats, in her previous runs for mayor. She has run for mayor in ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Homeschooling Christian Mother Of 10 Burns Teen Vogue Over An Article About Anal Sex

Hemant Mehta writes at the Friendly Atheist: Elizabeth Johnston, a homeschooling Christian mother of 10 who goes by the name “The Activist Mommy” online, is furious that Teen Vogue has an article in its June issue about how to have anal sex. Because how dare a magazine educate her children?! She tries very hard to keep them in a bubble, ...

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Hate Group Hates Being Called Hate Group

In their story about Jeff Sessions’ speech to the Alliance Defending Freedom, ABC News referred to them as an “alleged hate group.” And they are furious: ABC News has committed journalistic malpractice. For ABC News to essentially cut and paste false charges against Alliance Defending Freedom by a radically left-wing, violence-inciting organization like Southern Poverty Law Center is a discredit ...

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Sessions Releases Transcript Of Address To Hate Group, Promised Coming “Guidance” On Religious Liberty

Not long after Right Wing Watch announced that they had filed a Freedom Of Information Act demand for the transcript of Jeff Sessions’ speech to the extremist anti-LGBT group Alliance Defending Freedom, his full address appeared on the conservative site The Federalist. An excerpt: Since he was elected, President Trump has been an unwavering defender of religious liberty. He has ...

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Trump Promises Pat Robertson: You’ll Be Able To Start Saying “Merry Christmas” Again Very Soon [VIDEO]

The Washington Free Beacon reports: President Donald Trump told televangelist Pat Robertson in a new interview airing Thursday that he will make it safe to say “Merry Christmas” once he brings America “back.” After Trump decried how the media treats him, Robertson, the “700 Club” host and Christian Broadcasting Network founder, asked the president if he is going to pivot ...

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GLAAD Blasts Trump For Interview With Pat Robertson: This Should Finally Prove Trump Is Not An LGBT Ally

Via press release: GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, denounced President Donald Trump’s one-on-one interview with Pat Robertson, a longtime anti-LGBTQ activist and Televangelist. The interview aired today at 10:00 AM on the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN). Robertson is infamous for calling for  so-called “religious exemptions” to push a dangerous anti-LGBTQ agenda, accusing LGBTQ people of deliberately spreading ...

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FRC’s Tony Perkins Defends Trump Junior: The Biased Far-Left Media Is Out To Destroy A “Political Novice”

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: On the desk of any liberal media outlet, there are two rulebooks: one for Republicans, one for Democrats. If the election coverage didn’t convince you, then Donald Trump’s first seven months ought to. Despite making good on dozens of campaign promises, the Trump team has faced a lopsided barrage from an ...

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