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Humanist Crisis Response Raising Funds for Child Refugees

The Foundation Beyond Belief and the American Humanist Association are joining forces for a Humanist Crisis Response to the child refugee crisis at our Southern border. The fundraising campaign will focus on an aspect of the situation that has gotten little attention — providing attorneys for the immigration hearings each of them will face. Read more

Maryland GOP Running From Peroutka

Now that Christian Reconstructionist, secessionist and neo-Confederate Michael Peroutka has won the Republican primary for the Anne Arundel County commission in Maryland, that state’s GOP is having to distance itself from him and his absolutely unhinged views. Read more

Jeffress Offers Baseless Paranoia

Robert Jeffress is upset about Obama’s executive order forbidding discrimination against gay people by federal contractors and he’s offering a completely evidence-free slippery slope argument that it will lead to churches losing tax-exempt status. Read more

WND Columnist Goes All Macho on Michael Sam

Carl Jackson, one of the seemingly infinite number of Christian right radio hosts in existence, is quite agitated that anyone would dare to criticize former NFL coach Tony Dungy, another Christian righter himself. Because Christians are apparently untouchable and if you dare to criticize one, you are “crucifying” and “persecuting” them. Read more

How Hobby Lobby Could Make Electoral Gender Gap Wider

When the Hobby Lobby ruling came down a few weeks ago, I quickly pointed out that this could be a boon to Democrats in this year’s midterm elections. A new poll provides support for that claim, showing a significant majority of women less likely to support someone who supported Hobby Lobby’s position in the case. Read more