Tag Archives: creationism

Meet The Semisaurus Mobile Creationism Museum

Apparently men wearing 19th century suits were once chased around the American frontier by dinosaurs. The Scottsbluff Star-Herald reports: North Hills Baptist Church in Lingle, Wyoming has brought the Semisaurus mobile creationism museum for its vacation Bible school this weekend, which will be open to the public. Brian Young, a former teacher and the director of the Creation Instruction Association ...

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Arizona Seeks To Strike Evolution From Textbooks

The Arizona Republic reports: The Arizona Department of Education hopes to make changes to science standards, which will affect K-12 districts and charter schools. The changes include removing the word “evolution” in some areas and describing it as a “theory” in others. Some educators and scientists are outraged by the change. In the draft, the word “evolution” is crossed out ...

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Creationist Ken Ham: There Are No Black People

Raw Story reports: Did creationist Ken Ham get woke? Not exactly, although on Friday the man behind the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter did his best to take a stand against racism and prejudice by declaring himself to not be a white person. “I’m not a white person & there are no black people,” Ham wrote on Twitter. “Using terms ...

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Creationist Seeks To Prove Grand Canyon Formed By Noah’s Flood, Sues Park For Religious Discrimination

The Atlantic reports: “How did the Grand Canyon form?” is a question so commonly pondered that YouTube is rife with explanations. Go down into the long tail of Grand Canyon videos, and you’ll eventually find at a two-part, 35-minute lecture by Andrew Snelling. The first sign this isn’t a typical geology lecture comes comes about a minute in, when Snelling ...

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Ark Encounter Now Permanently Lit With Rainbow Colors To “Take The Rainbow Back” From Homosexuals

Back in December, I posted this quote from creationist nutjob Ken Ham: In recent times the rainbow (albeit with some different colors) has come to represent freedom, love, pride, a new era, and, specifically, the LGBTQ movement. But the rainbow itself wasn’t designed to be a symbol of freedom, love, pride, or the LGBTQ movement. God created this beautiful, colorful ...

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KENTUCKY: Ark Encounter Lit In Rainbow Colors Because God Hates When Homosexuals Use Rainbows

Loony tunes nutbag creationist Ken Ham has illuminated the Ark Encounter in rainbow colors because any other use of the rainbow “defies God’s command” to hate homosexuals. Or something. He writes: In recent times the rainbow (albeit with some different colors) has come to represent something far different. To many people it means freedom, love, pride, a new era, and, ...

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KENTUCKY: Ark Encounter Slices Attendance Forecast

Over at the Friendly Atheist, Hemant Mehta notes that the Ark Encounter has reduced their annual attendance forecast by 30%. But even the new number doesn’t hold up. He writes: Let’s do some quick back-of-the-envelope calculations here: If the park has been open for 71 days and has had 300,000 people show up, that’s an average of 4,225 people each ...

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The Liberal Redneck On The Ark Encounter [VIDEO]

In his latest clip for the New York Daily News, the Liberal Redneck (real life comedian Trae Crowder) takes on the Ark Encounter, which opened last week in Kentucky under stormy skies. (Cue ominous music.) As always, I won’t give away any of the jokes with a recap. Just watch below.

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TEXAS: Wingnut Creationist Loses State Board Of Education Bid After Calling Obama “Gay Prostitute”

From NBC News: A retired Texas schoolteacher who received national attention for her outrageous conspiracy theories and claimed President Obama was once a gay prostitute was denied a spot on the state board of education Tuesday. Only several months ago, Mary Lou Bruner, 69, of Mineola, Texas, had been the front-runner for the powerful seat on the Texas State Board ...

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Billboard Wars Over Ark Encounter [VIDEO]

From the Associated Press: Two billboard companies have refused to display an advertisement by a group protesting the Ark Encounter amusement park in Kentucky. Tri-State Freethinkers president Jim Helton tells news outlets the group recently raised $10,000 for a billboard. The proposed design depicts Noah’s Ark with people drowning around it and the words, “Genocide and Incest Park: Celebrating 2,000 ...

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KENTUCKY: Atheist Group Seeks To Troll Ark Encounter Theme Park With “Genocide & Incest” Billboards

Via Raw Story: An atheist group has organized a fundraising campaign in order to mock the $101 million “Ark Encounter” theme park due to open in Kentucky this July. According to columnist and author Dan Arel, the Tri-State Freethinkers are seeking to raise $2,000 in order to erect billboards calling the facility “Genocide and Incest Park.” “The park celebrates a ...

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OKLAHOMA: Rep. Sally Kern Again Introduces Bill To Allow Teaching Of Creationism In Public Schools

For the fourth time nutjob Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern and her counterpart in the state Senate have induced bills that would allow the teaching of Creationism and other anti-science nonsense in public schools. Arstechnica reports: Billed as a “Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act” (because freedom!), it spells out a whole host of areas of science its author doesn’t ...

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Google Celebrates Evolution With Today’s Doodle

As The Friendly Atheist observes, creationists are going to have a “collective aneurysm” as today’s Google Doodle marks the 41st anniversary of the discovery of Lucy, “the most ancient early human — or hominin — ever found.” Lucy is believed to have lived over three million years ago, or about three million years longer than the world has existed according ...

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Ken Ham: 9/11 Happened Because God Is Pissed About Homosexual Behavior

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Glenn Beck Has The Religion Study Sadz

“You define yourself as a Christian and you’re going to be defined by society as narrow-minded, judgmental, hateful. Believing marriage is between a man and a woman [is] used as ammunition to say you hate gays. Teaching intelligent design is literally likened to child abuse now, mocked as ‘anti-science.’ Virginity is mocked. Being pro-life is being spun as a war ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Hemant Mehta

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ILLINOIS: Library To Pay Settlement To Kevin DuJan And Creationist Sidekick

Homocon Kevin DuJan and creationist loon Megan Fox have won a $55K settlement from a Chicago-area library over their FOIA complaints that porn was being viewed on its computers. The Chicago Tribune reports: Orland Park Public Library officials have approved a settlement with two patrons who sued the library over alleged transparency law violations in an ongoing dispute over the ...

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Ken Ham: Jesus Will Stop Asteroids

“According to God’s Word, the universe is not here as the result of naturalistic processes. God created the universe and has imposed order on it. The universe is not strictly governed by unfeeling natural laws. God upholds and sustains the universe that He has made.  And we don’t need to worry that an asteroid will obliterate life. The Bible has ...

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Tony Perkins On The Ark Encounter

“At a new Kentucky theme park, Christians are the ones getting taken for a ride. Construction is already underway in Williamstown for a one-of-a-kind tourist attraction by our friends at Answers in Genesis (AiG). The organization behind the Creation Museum is working on a built-to-scale Ark Encounter — but so far, all they’ve encountered is intolerance. The state had given ...

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KENTUCKY: Creationists To Sue State For Noah’s Ark Theme Park Tax Breaks

As many of you know, Answers In Genesis, the operators of Kentucky’s Creation Museum, are building a new theme park centered around a “life-size recreation of Noah’s Ark.” To get a job there, you must attest that you absolutely totally believe that God drowned everybody in the world because he loved them so much. In December 2014 the state of ...

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