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Virginia Teacher Punished for Kicking Out Student Who Protested Pledge

The bad news is that a sophomore who didn't want to say the Pledge of Allegiance was punished by his teacher.The good news is that the teacher won't be returning to the classroom.

Here’s Why the Fertility Clinic “Dilemma” Doesn’t Prove Pro-Life Hypocrisy

A fertility clinic is on fire. You can save a five-year-old child or 1,000 viable embryos. What do you do?Kristine Kruszelnicki of the group Pro-Life Humanists says this moral dilemma isn't evidence of hypocrisy on her side.

Baptist Preacher Gives Congregation Advice on How to Avoid a Gay Waiter

Pastor Adam Fannin wants to tell good Christians how to avoid being served by a "flaming foo-foo fruit loop."

Christian “Prophet”: It Was “Decided in Heaven” That Trump Would Win Election

An ex-Hindu-turned-Christian-evangelist told Jim Bakker that he visited Heaven last year, where they told him Donald Trump would win the election.They knew it because they decided it.

This is the Garbage the Mormon Church Was Teaching About Homosexuality in 1981

This sort of homophobic thinking wasn't limited to the Mormon Church in 1981 but there's something shocking about seeing it in print along with the LDS seal of approval.

I Became a Humanist Celebrant Just to Officiate This Beautiful Atheist Wedding

Richard Wade jumped at the chance to officiate a wedding between two atheist friends even though it required an overseas trip.Here's his incredible story.

Christian Leader: Unlike Atheists, I Don’t Want to See Kids Drinking and Driving

The leader of a Christian ministry that infiltrates public schools is spreading lies about how the group works.

Joshua Harris Has No Idea How To Atone for His Role in the “Purity” Movement

Joshua Harris recently gave a TEDx talk explaining his role in helping jumpstart the Christian "purity" movement -- suggesting that he made a huge mistake -- but it's clear he still doesn't understand how he ruined so many lives.

Scientists Have Found Fossils of an Ancient Crocoduck (Your Move, Kirk Cameron)

Scientists have discovered fossils of an ancient creature that includes elements of both modern ducks and crocodiles and lived about 75 million years ago.Good luck finding this exhibit in the Creation Museum.

Don’t Let Roy Moore Represent the South: Liberal Redneck Edition

Trae Crowder, the Liberal Redneck, has a message for the people of Alabama: You don't have to let the nasty stereotypes prevail on Tuesday.

If Someone Makes a Mistake and Corrects It, You Should Trust Him Even More

What do astrologers, many religious leaders, and Donald Trump have in common?

Satanists Want $35,000 from MN Town That Changed Policy to Avoid Their Display

I don't know if what the city did was illegal, but it was unethical and cowardly.

Judge Says DC Metro Can Legally Reject Catholic Ad Urging People to Find God

There's nothing wrong with this ad. But the DC Metro won't allow it on their buses, and a judge now says that's perfectly fine.

Alleged Child Molester Roy Moore: “We Do Not Need Transgender in the Military”

We'll find out in a couple of days if the voters in Alabama care about issues that affect them directly or use their power to promote religious bigotry and sexual abuse.

Why Pope Francis Wanting to Change the “Lord’s Prayer” is Good for Everyone

Any changes to Catholic traditions are a good sign.Maybe next time, the Church will change something with actual significance.

He’s No Longer an “Evangelical Republican,” But Why Didn’t He Say So Sooner?

Conservative activist Peter Wehner says he can no longer call himself an "evangelical Republican," but the problems with both groups were obvious for decades.So where was he when the train began going off the rails?

Christian Right Leader: The Sexual Revolution is to Blame for Sexual Harassment

The Focus on the Family head also blamed the removal of forced Bible readings in public school for everything Harvey Weinstein did.

Listen to This Atheist Talk About How He’s Handling the Loss of His Grandmother

This video is honest, unscripted, and includes a lot of really useful advice for anyone struggling in the same way.

Podcast Ep. 194: Jesus and the Wedding Cake of Bigotry

We also discussed the possible end of church/state separation in Florida, Ravi (the guy with a masters degree), and how men don't understand sexual harassment.

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