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BREAKING: SCOTUS Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented

In a ruling that is a victory for everyone who suffers from a genetic predisposition to disease, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that human genes cannot be patented. The case that was argued before the court on April 15, 2013 questioned whether Myriad Genetics had the right to patent the BRCA1 […]

51 Things Evangelicals Have To Give Up To Be Compliant Biblically

51 Things Evangelicals Have To Give Up To Be Compliant Biblically

If you’re a follower of former evangelical pastor and conservative activist David Barton, you can kiss any fun in your life good-bye. Heck, you can kiss most things that support your lifestyle good-bye. On May 19th, Barton gave a sermon at Whitesburg Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama in which he fingered Starbucks as a corporation […]

Illinois Fails Its Citizens, Marriage Equality Does Not Get a Vote

All year, Illinoisans of the pro-equality side were looking forward to May 31st. ?The day was thought to signal the beginning of a new age of acceptance and progression for the Land of Lincoln. ?As the deadline for the bill approached the Illinois House, fervor overtook supporters of the LGBT movement nationwide. ?History was going […]

New Hampshire Lawmaker Suggests Eugenics To Solve Mental Health Funding Problems

If funding for mental health were up to a New Hampshire state representative, it would be all but eliminated. It’s not that he necessarily believes in less government. The fact is he believes in ‘thinning the herd’ via eugenics. The 91 year-old New Hampshire lawmaker, Martin Hardy, believes that the world is overpopulated, and that […]

Throwback Thursday: Who’s This Dreamy Defense Man?

Throwback Thursday: Who’s This Dreamy Defense Man?

This robust young man was likened to a tough Swiss even though his father’s family was of German ancestry. He kept buff in junior high and middle school by being active in several sports, most notably in wrestling, but also as a defensive back on the school’s “lightweight” or sprint football team. Outside of sports, […]

When An Alabama Attorney General Told KKK ‘Kiss My A**’ (VIDEO)

When An Alabama Attorney General Told KKK ‘Kiss My A**’ (VIDEO)

A letter written in 1976 went viral last year. In 1970, the newly elected Alabama Attorney General, 29 year old Bill Baxley, reopened the 1963?16th Street Church bombing?case that killed four young African-American girls and injured countless others. This enraged many people, specifically the Ku Klux Klan. In 1976, an outraged Edward R. Fields, Grand […]

Kentucky Sneaks Around To Make Creationism Public School Curriculum

Kentucky Sneaks Around To Make Creationism Public School Curriculum

The Louisville Area Christian Educator Support (LACES) organization in Kentucky hosted a curious event in an auditorium on May 9th. The purpose of the event was to serve as a platform for the LACES leaders to teach educators ways of circumventing the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The meeting was held at The Gheens […]

Throwback Thursday: Who’s This Plaid Wearing Preppy?

This plaid wearing preppy was nicknamed Rooster, both for his upfront cowlick and his penchant for speaking up on political issues. This picture is from a public school in Pennsylvania, but he finished out his high school career in a private Catholic school in Illinois. After graduating high school he moved back to Pennsylvania to […]

Bachmann Using Scare Tactics To Raise Money

Bachmann Using Scare Tactics To Raise Money

Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) is being investigated for ethics violations over improper use of campaign funds during her failed presidential bid as well as the theft of a personal email list but she is not above manipulating people into giving her more money. Ms. Bachmann recently sent out an email saying that she has created the […]

Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx Terrifies Fox News Viewers, They Fear “Path To The Holocaust” (VIDEO)

Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx Terrifies Fox News Viewers, They Fear “Path To The Holocaust” (VIDEO)

Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx triggered controversy when he issued dual proclamations declaring that May 2, the date for the National Day of Prayer, will actually have two observances.

The Pentagon Is Not Going To Prosecute Soldiers for Sharing Their Christian Faith!

It started with an article on Brietbart that claimed the “Obama administration Pentagon appointees” were “meeting with anti-christian extremist Mikey Weinstein to develop court-martial procedures to punish Christians in the military who express or share their faith.” (Source: Brietbart)

Here Is Why Conservatives Can’t Use The Bible As An Anti-Choice Weapon

Here Is Why Conservatives Can’t Use The Bible As An Anti-Choice Weapon

Conservatives have turned the issue of reproductive choice into a political issue to leverage support from those personally opposed to the procedure. Before the mildly recent envisioned turmoil ensued, views on the reproductive procedure were innately less extreme and proselytized. The conservative opposition to abortion frequently includes an abundance of religious influence. Whether these claims […]

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