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Gallup Poll: 38% of Americans Are Creationists (Meanwhile, Only 19% Accept Reality)

The good news: Belief in Young Earth Creationism is at an all-time low!The bad news: Belief in Young Earth Creationism is still twice as popular as acceptance of evolution by natural selection.

Franklin Graham: Notre Dame Should Rip Up the Diplomas of Students Who Protested Mike Pence

As far as I can tell, Franklin Graham never urged Notre Dame to rip up the diplomas of students who protested when President Obama spoke at graduation in 2009.

Facebook’s Director of AI Research Rejects Speaking Gig in Anti-Atheist Saudi Arabia

Why accept an invitation from a place where other atheists like him face the death penalty?

Italy, Citing Rise of “Anti-Scientific Theories,” Makes 12 Vaccines Mandatory for Students

Parents who choose not to vaccinate can enroll their kids in private schools or homeschool them. The rest of the country can stay safe.

Texas Churches Are Now Immune From Government Subpoenas

Conservatives in Texas have turned a small mistake by liberals into a giant gift for churches across the state.

GOP Lawmaker (a Proud Christian): Those Opposing Confederate Monuments Should Be Lynched

It's bad enough when a GOP legislator calls for Confederate monuments to remain in place.It's even worse when he says people who disagree should be punished like the slaves who were murdered in his state.

Catholic Writer Thinks He Can Prove “Atheism is the Uncoolest Choice Ever” (He Cannot)

If I wanted to make fun of Catholics who mock atheists, this is the piece I would write.

Notre Dame Students Proudly Walked Out During Mike Pence’s Commencement Address

Mike Pence robotically continued his speech as if nothing was happening around him... much like he does while serving as VP.

Indian Man, No Longer Religious, Wants to Change His Name To RV155677820

Rajveer Upadhyay says his name suggests both a religion and caste. Since he doesn't buy into either system, he figured changing his name would be a way to get a fresh start. But this wasn't the change anyone expected.

Trump Says Terrorists “Do Not Worship God,” Calls Islam One of “World’s Great Faiths”

While Donald Trump took a more moderate tone when speaking in Saudi Arabia today, his swing in policy and past rhetoric was certainly extreme.

Christian School Condemns Abortion, Then Punishes Student For Not Having One

Maddi Runkles won't get to graduate with her high school classmates because she made the mistake of being pregnant while Christian.

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether or Not to Ignore Church/State Separation

If the Supreme Court votes in favor of Trinity Lutheran, it could pave the way for taxpayers to fund other church renovations.

Don’t Let Your Certainty Overtake Your Doubts

David Hayward at Nakedpastor makes the point that "Most of us would rather wither up and die in our certainty than allow questions to interfere with our tidy beliefs."

Pastor Mocks Those Who Want to Impeach Donald Trump, Ignoring the Possible Repercussions

Impeaching Donald Trump doesn't mean a President Mike Pence would just get to do anything he wants.

NC Church Sign Condemns “19 Muslim Immigrants” Who Killed Thousands of Americans on 9/11

I guess Lakeside Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Mooresville, North Carolina is done with that whole "love your neighbor" idea.

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