Staying sober without keeping the faith


Agnostics and atheists step outside the traditional AA model.
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It’s Time to Start Calling Evangelicals What They Are: The American Taliban


“The Council For National Policy” is a Conservative Think Tank, made up of a who’s who of prominent conservatives; Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, Reince Priebus, Tim LaHaye, Bobby Jindal, John McCain…
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Pope Francis reduces penalties for paedophile priests to a lifetime of prayer


The Pope faces widespread condemnation for his ‘merciful’ approach to child sex offenders.
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jobsanger: The U.S. Has A Double Standard About Religious Violence


The charts above are from the Public Religion Research Institute. They show that Americans have a definite double standard when it comes to religious violence. When a christian commits violence, most are quick to say he/she wasn’t really a christian. But they are nearly as forgiving for a muslim committing violence.
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Pope: It’s better to be an atheist than a bad Christian


Atheists cause less scandal then Christians who talk one way and act another, Pope Francis said.
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Harming Religious Freedom: For Some Oklahoma Senators, It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3

Within 15 minutes it was done: The Oklahoma Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass three extreme bills yesterday – with no debate. The first bill would allow prayer in public schools (SB 450), the second would make the state’s law requiring parental consent for a minor to receive abortion care even more severe (SB 753) and the third would gut the state’s civil rights laws by allowing a range of individuals and businesses to discriminate as long as it’s based on a sincerely held religious belief (SB 197).
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Every Day Is Sunday: As atheism rises, nonbelievers find one another


Jeff Newport can cite the Bible chapter and verse.
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In Response to Christian Group, Atheists Begin “Young Skeptics” Club at CA Elementary School


It’s never too early to teach kids how to think critically.
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Neil Carter on the Old Testament Atrocities


Neil Carter writes about the slaughter of the Canaanites in the Bible and how that played a pivotal role in his leaving Christianity. It echoes very much my own thoughts, though the key trigger […]
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Atheist Group Convinces Virginia Town to Cancel Field Trip to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter | Christian News Network


CHRISTIANBURG, Va. — A prominent professing atheist organization has convinced the parks and recreation department of a Virginia town to cancel an upcoming
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