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What Happens If We Free Kim Davis Now?

How could we dare to question any of these actions? How could we dare to take away the “religious liberty” of any of these government officials? Who would we be to stand in the way of their religious practice, if we followed the definition of “religious liberty” proposed by Mike Huckabee? […]

Kim Davis Protesters Say It Themselves: The Issue is Imposing Religious Law on the American People

Listen to the words and read the signs of the protesters supporting government official Kim Davis in her insistence upon taking away same-sex couples’ marriage rights and it becomes clear what the basis for their position is.

“It’s about God. That’s the main important thing.”

“God’s Will, Not Ours”

“Acts 5:29 We Ought to Obey […]

Clerk Declares Theocracy In Kentucky

Kim Davis claims that it isn’t just her opinion that makes same-sex marriages invalid. She says that, in denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians, she is operating under “God’s authority”. Never mind that little old thing they call the law. […]

Prayer Hasn’t Worked so well for States Legislatively Obsessed with Prayer

So far this year, legislators in the following U.S. states have introduced bills using government power to promote prayer:

Arizona Illinois Iowa Kentucky Minnesota Nevada South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia West Virginia

According to U.S. Census data for 2013 (the most recent year for which data is available), these states have:

a lower share of […]

Rand Paul Looks Out of Country and Out of State for Political Inspiration while Helping Tax Dodgers Hide Money

Last week, Senator Rand Paul “of Kentucky” introduced special legislation, S. 887.

You may notice that I placed “of Kentucky” in quotes in the last paragraph. That’s because, according to Open Secrets’ analysis of Senator Paul’s contributions, he’s not mainly funded by the actual people of Kentucky. In the 2012 election cycle, Rand Paul received […]

Warped Ark Encounter Coming Unpegged In Kentucky

Ken Ham seems to have forgotten something crucial about the myth of Noah’s Ark. In the ancient allegory, the ark was not a successful symbol of salvation. The ark failed to communicate the promise of salvation. Nobody took it seriously. Noah’s Ark is Christianity’s great legend of a divinely inept public relations campaign. […]

Head Stomping Extremism From Rand Paul Supporters

When she attempted to speak with Rand Paul, to confront him about his policies that would inflate corporate profits while harming working Americans, Rand Paul supporters grabbed her, threw her to the ground, and stomped on her head – twice. […]

Jack Conway Shows Why Democrats Are Losing Seats

Jack Conway would rather descend into the hateful use of religion as a political tool to divide Americans. He cares more about his own political career than he does about religious freedom. […]

The Know-Nothings of the 1800s and the No-Mosquers of the new millenium

Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald:

The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing?

In 1856, a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in the United States, a mob […]

Rand Paul Going After Babies

Rand Paul is worried that a new generation of American babies is out to ruin our country. […]

Unmanned Drones To Go Spying Under The Sea

Until Congress gets rid of the Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act, laws that enable excessive, out of control government espionage against American citizens, no money should be approved to fund technology that can be used to spy against us more effectively, whether that technology is deployed in the sky, on the ground, or under the sea. […]