Religion

Weepy Fugitive CA Pastor Begs For ‘Prayers’ After Allegedly Raping Underage Chinese Tourist

Weepy Fugitive CA Pastor Begs For ‘Prayers’ After Allegedly Raping Underage Chinese Tourist

An evangelical pastor in Covina, California is currently on the run from authorities after being accused of sexually assaulting a preteen girl who was on vacation in the U.S. from China. Police say, Pastor Douglas Rivera of God’s Gypsy Christian Church in Glendale, stalked two underage girls (ages 10 and 12) prior to the attack. […]

RWNJ Pastor: Larry Nassar Thrived In Sport With ‘Fair Amount Of Immodesty’ (VIDEOS/AUDIO)

RWNJ Pastor: Larry Nassar Thrived In Sport With ‘Fair Amount Of Immodesty’ (VIDEOS/AUDIO)

The last two-plus years have seen the unfolding of one of the worst sexual assault cases in recent history. Longtime USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar stands accused of molesting at least 265 girls and women with both the national and Michigan State gymnastics teams over almost a quarter-century, dating back to when he […]

Evangelical Right Behind HHS’s New ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ (Video)

Evangelical Right Behind HHS’s New ‘Conscience and Religious Freedom Division’ (Video)

“Religious freedom.” It doesn’t sound so bad, does it? Who would be opposed to it? In fact, the First Amendment makes it clear we have a tacit freedom of religion when its states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” There’s a reason it’s the first […]

Pence Blows A Fundie Dog Whistle To Israeli Parliament (TWEETS)

Pence Blows A Fundie Dog Whistle To Israeli Parliament (TWEETS)

Earlier this week, as part of his four-day Middle Eastern trip, Vice President Mike Pence addressed Israel’s parliament, the Knesset. On the surface, the main takeaway from Pence’s speech was how he sealed America’s formal recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital with a golden braid. The Trump administration will advance our plan to open […]

Christian Publisher: If You Oppose Trump, You’re A Pharisee (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Christian Publisher: If You Oppose Trump, You’re A Pharisee (AUDIO/VIDEO)

By any standard, Donald Trump enters 2018 on very shaky ground. As of Friday night, his average approval rating, as calculated by FiveThirtyEight, stands at 39.1 percent. While his numbers have ticked up slightly since Christmas, this is still the lowest approval rating for a newly-elected president at this early stage since opinion polling began. […]

A Southern Pastor: Arkansas Clergy Members Speak Out In Support Of Dreamers

A Southern Pastor: Arkansas Clergy Members Speak Out In Support Of Dreamers

A group of Clergy members in Arkansas held a press conference in Little Rock on December 18 to announce a statement of unity aimed at supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The following are the remarks I made at the event. My name is Melanie Tubbs. I am a Licensed Local Pastor in the […]

Michele Bachmann Says God Will Tell Her If She Should Run For Al Franken’s Senate Seat

Michele Bachmann Says God Will Tell Her If She Should Run For Al Franken’s Senate Seat

As if the scene in Washington isn’t crazy enough these days, former Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is now indicating that she may be interested in running for the Senate seat recently vacated by Democrat Al Franken, who resigned after numerous charges of having groped women over the years. Bachmann, appearing on Jim Bakker’s show […]

Priest Equates Aiding Planned Parenthood With Assisting Nazis (AUDIO)

Priest Equates Aiding Planned Parenthood With Assisting Nazis (AUDIO)

As many of my longtime readers both here at Liberal America and at Daily Kos know, I walked out on the “pro-life” movement in 2011 when I could no longer tolerate its growing lack of respect for basic decency and dignity. A number of events in the last six years have not only confirmed this […]

Racist State Rep. Dan Johnson Commits Suicide Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Racist State Rep. Dan Johnson Commits Suicide Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

On Wednesday, the body of controversial Republican state Rep. Dan Johnson was discovered near Mount Washington. The Kentucky legislator died from apparent suicide by a semi-automatic handgun. His death happened a day after Johnson denied sexual assault allegations. Johnson’s body was discovered on a bridge in rural Louisville near his vehicle. Later that evening, Bullitt […]

Decency Finally Wins: Doug Jones Victory, Roy Moore Is Out

Decency Finally Wins: Doug Jones Victory, Roy Moore Is Out

On Tuesday, Alabama voters rejected Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. Despite long odds, Doug Jones became the first Democrat in 25 years to win a U.S. Senate seat within the state. President Trump’s support of a morally flawed candidate failed. Inevitably, Moore drowned in the flood of multiple reports of sexual misconduct. A combination of strong […]

The UN Has A Message For Trump: Your Jerusalem Plan Will Lead To War

The UN Has A Message For Trump: Your Jerusalem Plan Will Lead To War

In an unprecedented move, U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to officially move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This action drew condemnation from the United Nations (U.N.), European Union (E.U.) leaders, and notable Middle Eastern figures. Construed as an endorsement of Jerusalem as the indivisible capital of Israel, Trump violated […]

Holier-Than-Thou Moore Supporter Says ‘Godly Men’ Can’t Fake Innocence (VIDEO)

Holier-Than-Thou Moore Supporter Says ‘Godly Men’ Can’t Fake Innocence (VIDEO)

Listening to those who support Alabama GOP Senate Roy Moore over the past week or so, you’d think the embattled Moore must surely be able to walk on water, turn cisterns of water into wine, and heal the paralyzed with just a word. One such deluded Moore acolyte –Faith2Action’s Janet Porter — was a guest […]

WATCH An MSNBC Host DESTROY A Trump-Supporting Pastor Who Makes Excuses For Roy Moore

WATCH An MSNBC Host DESTROY A Trump-Supporting Pastor Who Makes Excuses For Roy Moore

While most Republicans are trying to put as much distance as possible between them and Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, some so-called “Christians” are still defending the pervert who allegedly molested a girl when she was just 14. One such defender is Pastor Mark Burns, who is also a fan of Donald Trump. Trump, […]

Cult-Like Church Accused Of Kidnapping Kids, Destroying Families (VIDEO)

Cult-Like Church Accused Of Kidnapping Kids, Destroying Families (VIDEO)

For the better part of two decades, fringe charismatic church in western North Carolina that has been under fire for abusive, controlling, and outright cultish tactics. However, it’s only been recently that this church has finally been held to account. Over the last year, The Associated Press has rolled out the results of a two-year […]

WATCH: Ex-Evangelical Calls GOP The Party Of ‘Child Molesting Nazis’

WATCH: Ex-Evangelical Calls GOP The Party Of ‘Child Molesting Nazis’

Even though he’s been accused of molesting a child in 1979, Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore refuses to drop out of the race and is even threatening to sue the women who made the accusations against him. But on the MSNBC show AM Joy Saturday morning, former evangelical Frank Schaeffer took on both Moore and […]

Congressman Slams Trump For His Bogus Religious Pandering

Congressman Slams Trump For His Bogus Religious Pandering

Donald Trump often pretends that he’s religious. And yet, though he’s repeatedly been asked what his favorite Bible verse is, he always demurs, saying it’s a personal matter and he’d rather not discuss it. In other words, he doesn’t have any favorite verses because it’s doubtful he’s even read the Bible. And now a California […]

Delusional: So-Called Christians Blame ‘Communist’ Liberals For Texas Church Shooting (VIDEOS)

Delusional: So-Called Christians Blame ‘Communist’ Liberals For Texas Church Shooting (VIDEOS)

When a national tragedy happens, a lot of things have become as certain as death and taxes. Sadly, one of those things is the religious right trying to blame tragedies on something liberals have done to erode traditional values. It initially looked like the Texas church shooting would be an exception. Well, that hope was […]

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