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Creationists: 'Cosmos' Lacks 'Scientific Balance' For Ignoring Creationism

Creationists: 'Cosmos' Lacks 'Scientific Balance' For Ignoring Creationism
The Creationist group Answers In Genesis, which was already incensed about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s revival of Cosmos, is now complaining that the show lacks scientific balance because it fails to provide airtime for evolution deniers.
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Radio Host: God Only Allowing Bill Maher to Live So He Can Repent for His Sins

Radio Host: God Only Allowing Bill Maher to Live So He Can Repent for His Sins
On his HBO program, Bill Maher delivered an rant against religion in which he called God an "psychotic mass murderer" and declared that America is a "stupid country" because most Americans believe the Bible's story of Noah and the Ark to be true.
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Christians and Muslims Launch Multi-Million Dollar Anti-Slavery Campaign

Christians and Muslims Launch Multi-Million Dollar Anti-Slavery Campaign
Christians and Muslims have joined to try to help free millions of men, women and children held in modern-day slavery, forced to work as maids, prostitutes, child soldiers and manual laborers. The Global Freedom Network launched Monday at the Vatican aims to eradicate slavery by encouraging governments, businesses, educational and faith institutions to rid their supply chains of slave labor.
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Nicole Winfield
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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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