Tag Archives: religion

Creationist Ken Ham: The Only Cause Of Death Is Sin

Creationist nutjob Ken Ham, founder of the Creation Museum and the Ark Encounter, took to Twitter this morning to dispute a Fox News report on “rising death rates in the USA.” According to Ham, the death rate has been unchanged for all 6000 years of the Earth’s existence and every single person who ever lived was murdered by God for ...

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VIRGINIA: Sideshow Bob Marshall Files “Bathroom Bill” That Requires Schools To Out Transgender Students

Last week Marshall filed a bill which would classify porn as a public health hazard similar to smoking. The Washington Post reports on his latest assholery: A Virginia legislator has filed a bill to regulate transgender people’s use of restrooms in schools, at highway rest stops and in other government buildings — a proposal akin to a controversial North Carolina ...

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ANCHORAGE: Anti-LGBT Christian Group Files Ballot Measure To Gut Hard-Won LGBT Rights Ordinance

As longtime readers may recall, in 2014 Anchorage finally enacted an LGBT rights ordinance after many years of a very ugly battle. Anchorage’s NBC affiliate reports on the latest development: A group of concerned citizens is petitioning to have religious and other exemptions added into Anchorage’s anti-discrimination ordinance passed in 2015. Just before close of business Tuesday afternoon, the paperwork ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Disinvites Homophobic Gospel Singer

Deadline reports: Ellen DeGeneres announced via Twitter that she has uninvited gospel singer Kim Burrell from performing on her daytime talk show after video began circulating online of an anti-gay sermon Burrell delivered at a Houston TX church. Burrell had been scheduled to sing the soundtrack song “I See A Victory” with Pharrell Williams, on DeGeneres show this Thursday; Williams ...

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Pope Commands Bishops To Have “Zero Tolerance” For Child Sex Abuse (That They’ve Been Covering Up)

Reuters reports: Pope Francis has told bishops around the world they must adhere to a policy of zero tolerance for clergy who sexually abuse children and begged forgiveness for “a sin that shames us”. In a letter sent on Dec. 28 but released by the Vatican only on Monday, Francis said: “I would like us to renew our complete commitment ...

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Leading Prospect For Trump’s Agriculture Cabinet Post Once Held Public Prayer Vigil For Rain [VIDEO]

Yet another climate change denier, neo-Confederate, and God-botherer. Josh Israel reports at Think Progress: After selecting a cabinet dominated by conservative white men with poor records on civil rights and a history of climate science denial, it appears Donald Trump may fill one of the few remaining slots with a conservative white man with a poor record on civil rights ...

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Gospel Star Kim Burrell Goes On Wild Homophobic Rant Days Before Appearance On Ellen DeGeneres [VIDEO]

BET reports: Kim Burrell is featured on the soundtrack to one of the most uplifting and inspiring movies of the year, Hidden Figures, which focuses on a group of incredible Black women who strive to make change and spread positivity along that journey. Contrarily, her latest comments about another marginalized group of people don’t follow that thread of positivity as ...

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VIRGINIA: State Del. “Sideshow” Bob Marshall Intros Bill Declaring Porn A Public Health Hazard Like Smoking

We haven’t heard from this loony tune nutbag in a while. The Associated Press reports: A Virginia lawmaker is asking the state legislature to declare pornography a public health hazard — a move he hopes will pave the way for limits of some sort. Del. Robert Marshall, R—Prince William, has proposed a resolution stating that pornography leads to many social ...

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NOM Issues Year-End Money Beg To Facilitate New Anti-LGBT Laws And The “Likely Overturn Of Obergefell”

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: We have only about 60 hours left in our $100,000 matching gift challenge, and I am very concerned that we are going to come up well short of our goal. As of this morning, we’ve raised $71,249, meaning that could lose out on $28,751. Please, don’t let us lose out on money ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Deranged Trump Fan Bursts Into Catholic Mass To Scream About Pizzagate [VIDEO]

The Philly Voice reports: The Northeast Philadelphia man who gained recognition for hoisting a “Hillary 4 Prison” sign on Roosevelt Boulevard during the 2016 presidential campaign burst into The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul early Monday and delivered a screed against the Catholic Church, invoking the debunked Pizzagate conspiracy theory in the process. Howard Caplan had already made ...

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Scamvangelist Paula “Resurrection Life Seeds” White Named To Trump’s Invocation Ceremony Team

Back in September 2015 a caravan of cuckoo Christian crackpots careened into Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan where notorious mascara addict Jan Crouch and other Bellevue escapees laid hands upon His Holy Donaldness, totally guaranteeing that Christ His Damn Self and millions of other white people would vote for him. Most prominent among those seen fondling Hair Furor’s golden lapel ...

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Breitbart Features Sponsored Post From “Christian Healthshare” As Major Advertisers Stay Away

Late last month Breitbart called on their millions of readers to boycott Kellogg’s after the cereal giant declined to continue advertising with them. Unsurprisingly, Breitbart’s “advertise with us or else” threat did not sit well with other major brands, virtually all of whom have since abandoned the site. Today Breitbart’s front page contains yet another attack on Kellogg’s, below which ...

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Nutbag Joe Arpaio: Obama’s Fake Birth Certificate Was Totally Fabricated By The Hawaii State Government

They just won’t let go. From World Net Daily:  The chief investigator for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s probe of the validity of the image Barack Obama released as his birth certificate says evidence suggests the involvement of the Hawaiian government in the alleged fabrication. WND reported last week that Arpaio and his chief investigator on the Obama birth certificate issue, Mike ...

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RNC Forced To Clarify Christmas Message Which Many Took As Heralding Trump As America’s “New King”

Here’s the first paragraph of the RNC’s Christmas message that set social media blazing yesterday afternoon: “Merry Christmas to all! Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind. Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to ...

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A&E Cancels Ku Klux Klan Reality Show

Salon reports: Following a social media uproar and a name change, A&E announced that it is no longer moving forward with “Escaping the KKK.” In a statement released on Saturday, the cable channel explained that it learned from the documentary series’ third-party producers that certain participants received cash payments, characterized as “nominal,” in order to facilitate access. “While we stand ...

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UNLIKELY: Petition Calls On Mormon Tabernacle Choir To Cancel Inauguration Day Performance For Trump

Hemant Mehta writes at the Friendly Atheist: While big-name singers are evidently saying no to performing at Donald Trump‘s inauguration, one of the only well-known acts to say yes has been the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They’re on a slate filled with Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and an apparently divided group of Rockettes. The Church made clear that this isn’t a ...

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Netanyahu Blasts Obama For “Gang-Up” On Palestine, Looks Forward To Working With His “Friend” Trump

Politico reports:  The United States on Friday abstained as the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution — vigorously opposed by President-elect Donald Trump and the government of Israel — that criticizes Israeli settlement construction in land claimed by the Palestinians for a future state. The measure, though largely symbolic, was the first the Security Council has adopted on Israel ...

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Tony Perkins: Show White Jesus How Thankful You Are For Donald Trump By Sending Me Lots Of Money

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: God gave America a reprieve in 2016 from judgment. Will you thank Him with me? With Christmas only three days away, will you pause from the busyness for a few minutes? Will you take time now or tonight to stop? I’m an ordained pastor, as well as President of Family Research Council ...

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ZERO SEPARATION: Kentucky Governor Declares 2017 To Be “Year Of The Bible” Just Like He Did For 2016

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports: The “Year of the Bible” will apparently last 24 months in Kentucky. Gov. Matt Bevin has declared 2017 the “Year of the Bible” in Kentucky even though he proclaimed 2016 the “Year of the Bible” last December. Both proclamations pleased Pastor Mark Harrell of Victory Christian Fellowship church in Somerset, who said Wednesday that Bevin’s actions ...

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NCAA And NBA: Our North Carolina Boycott Is Still On

ESPN reports: Amid deepening acrimony, a supposedly bipartisan deal to kill the North Carolina law known as the “bathroom bill” fell apart Wednesday night, ensuring the likelihood that global corporations and national sports events will continue to stay away from the state. “The NCAA’s decision to withhold championships from North Carolina remains unchanged,” said NCAA spokesman Bob Williams in a ...

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