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Jessica Receives a Christian Love Letter, Disturbing Contents…

I’ve written about Jessica Ahlquist a few times now, it’s no secret that I think she’s super cool and brave for standing up for her rights, while being harassed and threatened by ignorant and violent fools. Yesterday she posted a photo to twitter of a letter she received in the mail. So, here it is. Take a […]

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Tennessee Passes Anti-Science Education Law

For the past few weeks there has been news about another anti-science education bill making the rounds in Tennessee. This bill, like the many others being proposed all over the country, pretends to be for the expansion of science education by pretending that there is conflict and controversy in the sciences. In reality, it is […]

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Charlie’s Derangels

ABC Nightline is doing a special report tonight, April 5 2012, on exorcism as part of their series Faith Matters. The special will focus on many aspects of the religious practice of exorcism but one of the main points of focus will be three young women in Phoenix Arizona, who fancy themselves demon hunters. The […]

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Children Are Easy Targets, Church-University Says

Churches, and religious universities, aren’t usually very excited by studies. Accurate data can be a real turn off when you want to take portions of the bible literally, or if you want to believe that prayer is effective, or if you want to believe that religion is a force for good in the world. So what […]

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Children, Perfect Victims

A recent news story by ABC News captures a disturbing form of child abuse taking place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Evangelical Christian churches are accusing children of witchcraft and of possessing demons and then performing public exorcisms on them for money. The exorcisms, ABC claims, are too graphic to be shown on […]

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