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Creationists: Sickle Cell Anemia Shows Evolution Is Wrong

Creationists: Sickle Cell Anemia Shows Evolution Is Wrong
Dr. John Morris of the Institute for Creation Research explains that sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder that affords a selective advantage against malarial infection, demonstrates that evolution, unlike Creationism, is fundamentally flawed.
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Pat Robertson: Watching Porn Movies Gives Demons ‘Permission’ to Wreck Your Car

Pat Robertson: Watching Porn Movies Gives Demons ‘Permission’ to Wreck Your Car
Responding to a 700 Club viewer who asked today if watching a horror movie caused her to get into a car accident, Pat Robertson said that viewing such films could result in curses or demonic possession.
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Pastor Blames Gays for Ukraine Crisis, Lauds Russia as 'Defender of True Human Rights'

Pastor Blames Gays for Ukraine Crisis, Lauds Russia as 'Defender of True Human Rights'
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively is standing with Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, hailing Putin’s government for cracking down on LGBT rights and becoming a “defender of true human rights.”
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Kooky Creationist's Plan to Build Ark is Back on Track

Kooky Creationist's Plan to Build Ark is Back on Track
Creationist Ken Ham – well-known for being trounced by scientist Bill Nye in a widely-viewed evolution/creation debate – has long wanted to build his very own Noah's Ark. Thanks to some like-minded luddites, his plan may very well come to fruition.
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Freedom of Religion? AL Lawmakers Want Daily Prayer Required in Schools

Freedom of Religion? AL Lawmakers Want Daily Prayer Required in Schools
Alabama lawmakers are proposing a multitude of school prayer and religious expression bills this session. Legislators say the bills are an effort to push efforts to squash all vestiges of religion from the public square. Opponents called the bills election-year pandering and said the proposals are either unnecessary or unconstitutional.
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Pat Robertson Doesn't Like Watching Gay People Have Sex, Apparently

Pat Robertson Doesn't Like Watching Gay People Have Sex, Apparently
On the 700 Club, in response to a viewer who asked him why he considers homosexuality to be a sin, Pat Robertson said that while it is not a sin to be attracted to members of the same sex, it is sinful to express those attractions.
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There Are Two Christian Right Movies Called ‘Persecuted’ Coming Out This Year

There Are Two Christian Right Movies Called ‘Persecuted’ Coming Out This Year
We’ve written quite a bit about the Religious Right’s conviction that conservative Christians in the U.S. are facing religious persecution through things like gay rights and the expansion of contraception access. Well it turns out that are several movies coming out this year about the supposed oppression of Christians in America. And two of them have the same title: “Persecuted.”
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God Helped Ralph Reed Discover Obama Was A Fraud Back In 1997, But He's Just Mentioning It Now

God Helped Ralph Reed Discover Obama Was A Fraud Back In 1997, But He's Just Mentioning It Now
It looks as if right-wing grifter Ralph Reed has a new book coming out soon entitled "Awakening: How America Can Turn from Moral and Economic Destruction Back to Greatness."
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UN Blasts Vatican Over Child Abuse, Demands Immediate Action

UN Blasts Vatican Over Child Abuse, Demands Immediate Action
In a scathing report released Wednesday on the Holy See’s adherence to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an aggressive United Nations committee knocked the Holy See off the high ground.
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Obama at Prayer Breakfast: Religious Freedom Is A National Security Issue

Obama at Prayer Breakfast: Religious Freedom Is A National Security Issue
"Freedom of religion matters to our national security," intoned President Barack Obama at this year's National Prayer Breakfast. Unlike the right's concept of religious freedom, generally, the President meant all religions and their ability to congregate freely, not just the uniformly Christian members of today's GOP.
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