Beck: D’Souza a ‘Political Prisoner’

While Dinesh D’Souza does a victory lap over not getting any jail time for a felony he admits to committing, his buddy Glenn Beck declares him to be “”the first real political prisoner” of President Obama. Because apparently no one who has ever criticized the president can ever be punished for anything, even for something they admit to doing with full knowledge that it was a crime.
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Gaffney Group Wants Islam Outlawed

Family Security Matters, founded by deranged authoritarian bigot Frank Gaffney, has come out officially in favor of banning Islam from the United States completely. They base this on the ridiculous claim that Gaffney and many other right wing authoritarians have made that Islam is not a religion but something far more.
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Chris Stedman Interviews Dale McGowan

Chris Stedman has an interview with my friend (and boss) Dale McGowan. Dale participated earlier this week in the kickoff event for the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge at George Washington University, representing the secular and humanist community. In the interview, he makes a powerful argument about why it’s important for humanists to participate in interfaith events:
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Thomas More Law Center Has a ‘Game Changing’ Legal Strategy

The Thomas More Law Center, that group of buffoons who lost the Dover trial in spectacular fashion, sent out an email revealing their “game changing” legal strategy to “combat the slew of recent federal court rulings which have overturned state laws defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.” What are they gonna do? File some amicus briefs.
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Jerry Dewitt’s Humanist Community Gets Frightening Threat

Jerry Dewitt has been building a humanist community in Lake Charles, Louisiana, called the Lake Charles Community Mission Chapel. They’ve been facing discrimination in finding a place to meet, but worse than that is this very frightening threat that was left in the mailbox of one of the leaders of that community:
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The Dangerous ‘Family Rights’ Push at the UN

Austin Dacey shines a light on a treaty being proposed by Christian right groups at the United Nations. The “Declaration on the Rights of Children and Their Families” is cleverly disguised as a human rights agreement that protects children and the rights of parents, but what it really does is push an anti-gay, anti-choice agenda.
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CFI at the UN on Persecution of Religious Minorities, Non-Believers

Michael De Dora is still at the meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, making powerful statements for liberty for everyone, regardless of their religious or non-religious beliefs. Here’s his most recent one, about nations that refuse to recognize or protect the rights of religious and non-religious minorities.
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Meet My Campaign Manager, Mr. Holy Spirit

Unhinged anti-gay bigot Scott Lively is running for governor of Massachusetts as an independent, where he is expected to win literally tens of votes for the office. But he is not afraid because his campaign manager is the holy spirit itself, whose previous work was limited to making people babble in tongues and knocking up young women in ancient Palestine.
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