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Murder, Hate Crime, Atheist

n-muslim-family-murdered-large300[1]Three young people were murdered in Chapel Hill, NC recently.  They were college students and Muslim. The killer is openly Atheist and anti-theist.

Christian Supremacy: Pushing the Dhimmitude of Non-Christians in America

In the moral realm, Christian Supremacy is the idea that Christianity is superior to all other religions, and by extension, that Christians are superior to all non-Christians.

Think Islamists Are the Only Religious Terrorists? Meet Some Famous Killers for Christ

eric-robert-rudolph-via-wikipedia-800x430[1]The next time someone tries to tell you that Islam produces the only violent religious extremists of the world, show them these examples.

Outrage Manufacturers: Far Right Uses Prayer Breakfast Comments To Fuel Its Ongoing Anti-Obama Crusade

Right on cue, the right wing is in high dudgeon over comments President Barack Obama made during last week’s National Prayer Breakfast that are supposedly anti-Christian and offensive.

Despite Wingnut Freakout, Obama Is Right: Christian Violence Is Just as Bad as Muslim Violence

obama2_0[1]This week, President Obama met with Muslim leaders in a private political meeting for the first time in his six-year presidency.

Black Men Were Burned Alive in the Bible Belt

Jesse Washington was just one black man to die horribly at the hands of white death squads.

Florida School Board Votes to Ban Bibles Over Satanists Seeking to Pass Out Coloring Books

Satanic-Temple-300x300[1]A school board in Florida has voted to ban all religious materials from being distributed in public schools after a New York-based Satanist group.

Faith-Based Politics: Using Religion to Establish Power & Control over People

Ideally, democratic politics is the “art of the possible” — the art of getting things done and governing a community in which diverse interests and perspectives exist.

Scott Walker Says ‘Faith & Science Are Compatible, Go Hand in Hand’ After Originally Avoiding Question on Evolution

scott-walker[1]Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker responded to criticism after first dodging a question about whether he believes in evolution.

Hey Biblical Literalists, Stop Disparaging Darwin

A few reasons we should all recognize February 12 as Darwin Day.

Jonah and the Whale is an Ancient Sun Myth

jonahfish-860x280[1]Like Moses the solar hero whose face shined like the sun and who had solar “horns,” among many other attributes from ancient sun myths, the biblical “prophet” Jonah and his escapades with a “whale” or “big fish” likewise symbolize solar mythology.

Discourse Analysis and the Study of Atheism: Definitions, Discourse, and Ethnographic Criticism

ethan[1]Like many of us, my early introduction to the study of Atheism began with a practical submersion into the theoretical discourse about how scholars have made use of the term, an immersion that left me somewhat disheartened.

Even Non-Believers May Want to Visit the $400 Million Museum of the Bible

When it opens in late 2017, just about every aspect of the planned Museum of the Bible — the building materials, doorways and common areas — are intended to bring to mind the Holy Land or stories from the good book itself.

America’s Largest Christian Bookstore Chain Files for Bankruptcy

54070[1]Family Christian Stores (FCS) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Yet the ministry assured customers yesterday that it “does not expect” to close any of its more than 250 stores or lay off any of its approximately 4,000 employees.

Linda Harvey: Katy Perry’s ‘Firework’ Promotes Satanism, Super Bowl Halftime Show Pushed ‘Homosexual Agenda’

It seems that Linda Harvey of the anti-LGBT group Mission America was not a fan of the Super Bowl Halftime Show.