religion

Biden Hits Back at Trump: Faith Is “Bedrock Foundation of My Life”

Joe Biden has responded forcefully to Donald Trump's attack on his religious faith. The former Vice President said the President…

2 years ago

Trump Lawyer: Michelle Obama Would be Happier if She Found Jesus

Following their departure from the White House in January of 2017, Barack and Michelle Obama have been relatively quiet. The…

2 years ago

Donald Trump Slams Joe Biden’s Faith: “He’s Against the Bible”

Donald Trump claimed on Thursday that Joe Biden is against the Bible. The President has tried to frame himself as…

2 years ago

Trump Makes Pitch for Religious Voters: “Catholics Like Their Second Amendment”

Donald Trump has made an appeal to Roman Catholic voters by citing his support for the Second Amendment and even…

2 years ago

Conservative Bill Mitchell: “I Believe Trump Was Sent by God to Lead America”

Donald Trump was sent by God to lead the United States, at least according to one of his biggest fans…

3 years ago

Trump’s Spiritual Adviser Is Shamelessly Calling Her Ministry A ‘Hospital’

There are some who appear to be taking advantage of the spread of coronavirus across the country in order to…

3 years ago

Joy Reid Epically Smacks Down Pastor For Using The Bible To Defend Trump’s ‘S**thole’ Remarks

There is not a holy book on the face of the planet – certainly not the Bible – that can…

5 years ago

Pro-Trump Pastor Defends Roy Moore By Saying ‘Morality’ Isn’t A Requirement For Leaders

According to the right-wing pastor, it's okay if we elect immoral leaders because "Jesus was the only perfect man who…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Gives Churches Free Rein To Campaign For Profit

Greedy evangelicals expected much more in remuneration for their electoral support for Trump’s candidacy than freedom to violate IRS rules…

6 years ago

Opinion: Trump Gives Raging Anti-Choice Propagandist HHS Public Affairs Job

Yoest has a long record of undermining women’s access to health care by distorting the facts; her selection shows the…

6 years ago

The Diabolical Plot Behind Trump Cabinet’s Weekly Prayer and Bible Lessons

She thinks biblically, She doesn’t need time to figure out how to vote because she sees the world through a…

6 years ago

Opinion: Trump Wants Churches To Be Taxpayer-Funded Republican Super PACs

Repealing the Johnson Amendment will create a loophole in campaign disclosure laws; nonpartisanship is a cornerstone principle that has strengthened…

6 years ago

Pew Research Reveals Muslim Births Will Outnumber Christian Births by 2035

The world is a different place than conservatives wish it to be, and those differences are only going to become…

6 years ago

Vice President Mike Pence Wants the Bible Taught As Science

The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he,…

6 years ago

Rebellion Talks Leads to New Call To Impeach Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

The Republican Bevin’s “insurrection talk” has elicited the second call for his impeachment as governor in six months; the first…

6 years ago

‘Moderate’ Republican John Kasich Flips Out Over Actor Daniel Radcliffe’s Atheism

"You know that Daniel Radcliffe has declared himself an atheist? I’m serious. What a weird thing. Why would a guy…

6 years ago

Church Insurance Cites ‘Act of God’ in Not Paying for Church’s Flood Damage

It was ironic that an insurance company specializing in covering churches refused to pay for flood damage to a church…

6 years ago

Theocracy Warning In Republican Strongholds Of Kentucky and Texas

The latest drive toward an iteration of Sharia Law for the cult of right-wing Christians panting for a theocracy is…

7 years ago

80 Religious Leaders To SCOTUS And Evangelicals: ‘Butt Out’ of Women’s Reproductive Health

These leaders came together to “guide their congregations’ prayers toward protecting a woman’s right to access an abortion.”

7 years ago

Pope Francis – Be A Christian and Stay Out of American Politics

The Pope has inserted his holy self into American politics by questioning Trump’s Christian bona fides

7 years ago

A Note to Speaker Ryan: Prayer Won’t Turn Flint’s Poisoned Water into Wine

Ryan says prayer comes first, when disaster strikes their home districts, it's money that comes first. Prayer is what they…

7 years ago

Bush-Appointed Judge Forces Kentucky Taxpayers To Fund An Evangelical Ministry

Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's…

7 years ago

US Muslim Groups Stand Together To Denounce The Paris Terrorist Attacks

A coalition of Muslim organizations held a press conference in Washington DC to denounce the Paris terrorist attacks.

7 years ago

The Religiously Unaffiliated are Now the Largest Single Group Among Democrats

Pew has announced that the religiously unaffiliated (or "nones") are "now the largest single religious group among Democrats."

7 years ago

Ted Cruz Says ‘Climate Change Is Not Science, It’s Religion’

Drowning in evidence, Cruz denies there is evidence, and then claims if we say he "denies" it we're proving climate…

7 years ago

“Rapture Ready” Ben Carson Blames Islam for Impending End of Days

Ben Carson said Sunday that Muslims with nukes tip the world toward the biblical "end of days," not religious fanatics…

7 years ago

Faith-Based Phony Calls for Killing Non-Christians and Gays

Theodore Shoebat wants a "collectivisit society" to kill those non-Christians who don't respect Christianity, and of course, all gay people

7 years ago

The GOP is Our Self-Made Punishment for Tolerating the Intolerable

The Republican Party has taken America for a nightmare ride, but this did not just happen overnight. We - Americans…

7 years ago

Evangelical Martyr Kim Davis Secretly Met The Pope – Now Send Her Back To Jail

Apparently, 5 days in jail did little more than embolden the newly crowned martyr to thumb her nose at Judge…

7 years ago

Progressive Pope Endorses Christian Criminals Who Violate Law And Constitution

The Pope's bible, the rule book containing every single one of god's utterances, plainly says to obey the government authorities,…

7 years ago

Christian Democrats of America Say Republican Dominance of Christianity Ending

We have been hearing for a long time that the Religious Right is dead; demographics or not, I'll believe it…

7 years ago

Planned Parenthood Strikes Back At Religious Bully Bobby Jindal

Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life

7 years ago

People Are an Abstraction, American Exceptionalism is Not?

Conservatives want you to believe that American history consists of the mighty white Northern European male imposing his will on…

8 years ago

Why Bill Maher is Right, and Joseph Farrah is Wrong

Bill Maher poked the Religious Right's persecution myth full of holes. Joseph Farrah's attempt to discredit Maher only discredits himself

8 years ago

Fighting Back the Right: Reclaiming America from the Attack on Reason

This is not an epistle of despair, but more of a secular gospel of hope, and a plan for positive…

8 years ago

Biker Thugs Converge On Arizona Mosque Armed Looking For War

But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim…

8 years ago

Republicans, Family Research Council and Josh Duggar Are A Match Made In Heaven

It is curious that so many Americans were surprised over the revelations that a religious conservative idol is guilty of…

8 years ago

Texas Republicans Reach New Low as They Demand Non-Viable Pregnancies Be Carried to Term

Once again Republicans show they haven't read their Bibles - or their Constitution - before they start legislating Jesus into…

8 years ago

Fox & Friends: Priest Says Don’t Trust President Who Doesn’t Fear Eternal Damnation

Father Jonathan Morris took to Fox & Friends to push fear of eternal damnation while ignoring the Constitution's No Religious…

8 years ago

No, Being Told You Can’t Persecute People is Not Persecution

Dr. Richard Land calls opposing persecution of others "ugly...thuggish...brutish. It's the totalitarian left in all of its ugly face."

8 years ago

It’s Getting Hard to Tell Where Sovereign Citizens End and Republicans Begin

Both Republicans and so-called sovereign citizens are citizens and subject to federal authority. If not, we should rethink deportation laws

8 years ago

Fox & Friends Outraged That Students are Learning about Islam

Fox & Friends wonders if students learned that the Qur'an says to kill nonbelievers, ignoring that their Bible says the…

8 years ago

Bob Vander Plaats Says Exercising First Amendment Rights Mocks God

Yes, actually exercising your First Amendment right to have your own beliefs is a "huge concern" with "spiritual ramifications" in…

8 years ago

Jesus Respected Women – the GOP Just Wants to Screw Them

Jesus valued women and saw the need for money. Republicans value money and see little need for women beyond the…

8 years ago

Apple CEO Tim Cook Slams Republicans’ Religious Freedom Laws

A powerful CEO of a giant corporation took the time to say what few others have; "There is something very…

8 years ago

Indiana Enacts Theocracy Legalizing Discrimination

On Thursday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed legislation legalizing discrimination based on the religious right's "free exercise" of their bigoted…

8 years ago

Duck Dynasty Star Fantasizes About Rape And Murder Of Atheist Family At Prayer Breakfast

At a prayer breakfast, Duck Dynasty star, Phil Robertson fantasized aloud about an atheist family being raped, tortured, and murdered.

8 years ago

GOP Sociopaths, Not God, Don’t Want Americans To Have Medical Care

Since 2009 it has been painfully obvious that Republicans or their supporters do not want Americans to have access to…

8 years ago

Mike Huckabee Says He Has Magic Powers and Will Use Them to Kill You

Mike Huckabee thinks he can call down fire from heaven to smite his opponents, an act (phew!) in violation of…

8 years ago

A Religious Right Heretic Says Interfaith Dialog is Heretical

It is hardly a surprise the Religious Right does not want to talk to those of other religions. After all,…

8 years ago

Extremist Conservatives Echo The Dangerous Movements of Decades Past

There is a gross misconception among the people and pundits alike that extremism in the Republican Party is limited to…

8 years ago

Pew Report Details the Sorry State of Religious Tolerance in the World

Pew tells us restrictions on religion were high or very high in 39% of countries and that Muslims are as…

8 years ago

Fox News Analyst Calls Obama the Reincarnation of Pontius Pilate

Ralph Peters calls Obama Pontius Pilate, but Pilate, according to the Bible, tried to save Jesus and early Christianity made…

8 years ago

The Countering Violent Extremism Summit Will Not Ignore Homegrown Terrorism

Despite the insistence of Republicans that the War on Terror is unidirectional, that it extends only outward, in the direction…

8 years ago

The Radical Right Can’t Handle The Truth From President Obama

The point is that all Christians should advocate and revere the truth with religious fervor; unless it is uttered by…

8 years ago

The GOP’s Gay Sex Obsession Hurts America – Can We Get Some Jobs?

I'm not seeing anything remotely relevant or meaningful coming out of right wing circles any time soon, until they work…

8 years ago

On The Roe v. Wade Anniversary A March To Ban Contraception

Today is the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling giving women the right to choose when they…

8 years ago

Hey Everybody, You’re Not for Free Speech if You Are Only for Your Own

The Pope said, "You cannot provoke, you cannot insult other people's faith, you cannot mock it" but mocks critics of…

8 years ago

Under Religious Right Threats, Duke University Backs Down over Muslim Use of Chapel

After granting Muslim students use of the school chapel bell tower for call to prayer, Duke University backed down in…

8 years ago

Charlie Hebdo Has Republicans Getting Their Crazy On in 2015

Charlie Hebdo tells Republicans that people who don't look like Fox News hosts should be killed, or at the very…

8 years ago

Bill Maher Claims All Religion is Stupid and Dangerous

Think responsibly. If we lived in a fact-based world, and want those facts to matter, we should be less like…

8 years ago

Bill Donohue: Muslims and Artists Must Become Catholic to Prevent Further Terrorist Attacks

In Donohue's ideal world, Muslims and artists would convert to Catholicism, "If both did," he says, "we would have peace…

8 years ago

Tea Baggers Go Coo Coo for Louie Gohmert

Tea Baggers love Louie Gohmert, which may explain why the man sounds barely sane to the rest of us. McCain…

8 years ago

Betty Bowers Looks at the Religious Right’s Best of 2014

Betty Bowers nails Dick Cheney by pointing out that for him, rectal feeding "is just eating through his mouth." That…

8 years ago

Some New Year Musings (and Wishes)

Our future could do with a lot less volleying and thundering. It is not appeasement to stop and think a…

8 years ago

Rick Perry Quotes Jesus To Justify Income Inequality and Poverty

Perry's message is clear; there is no reason to address poverty, income inequality, or make any effort to help those…

8 years ago

Catholic League’s Bill Donohue Says Non-Religious People are Insane

Donohue says, non-religious people "believe in no-holds-barred. They don't like the three dreaded words in the English language...thou shalt not"

8 years ago

Why We Hate Plastic Baby Jesuses on our Courthouse Steps

It's not that we want to walk in the darkness that we fear plastic baby Jesuses, but that they don't…

8 years ago

Police Describe Austin Shooter As Homegrown Terrorist With “Hate In His Heart”

Larry McQuilliams, who fired off over one hundred rounds of ammunition in Austin Friday, was a homegrown extremist with racist…

8 years ago

The First Amendment Protects All Religions – Including Satanism

You don't have to approve of a religion to understand and accept that every religion is on equal footing in…

8 years ago

Why Does the World Not End?

I'm perplexed by my continued existence. I mean, supposedly, my gods don't exist, and supposedly, if this Religious Right dude…

8 years ago

Religious Purity Movement By Right-Wing Fanatics Threatens Faith in America

What is curious, is that although America is not, was not, and never will be a Christian nation, there are…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Clergy Are Violating the Law With Impunity Right Up To Election Day

It is no great shock, then, that the religious right, staunch supporters of corrupt Republicans, are blatantly violating the law…

8 years ago

The Specter of a Controlling Islam Hides a Controlling Religious Right

It's a neat trick, pretending facts don't exist so you can replace them with some agenda-friendly invented facts. *Cough* Benghazi…

8 years ago

Extremist Christian Banned From Daughter’s School After Making Terrorist Threat

Last week, the hate mongers' efforts finally paid off and drove an extremist Christian into a rage that earned him…

8 years ago

The Real Enemy This Halloween isn’t Demons, Says Jesus, But the Rich

The problem with Halloween isn't kids walking around in scary costumes and falling prey to Satanic influences; Jesus has identified…

8 years ago

This is How Big a Deal it is that Pope Francis Says Evolution and the Big Bang are Real

Pope Francis has declared that evolution and the Big Bang are facts, no longer to be debated, saying of evolution:…

8 years ago

Kirk Cameron Wants to Steal Halloween and Turn it Into Jesus Day

"You can give them Gospel tracts and tell the story of how every ghost, goblin, witch and demon was trounced…

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Government is Meant to be a Minister of God

"When government defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman...It's doing its job. It's fulfilling its role…

8 years ago

Propaganda Demonizing Islam Is Starting to Infect Public Schools

Of course the Americans putting Goebbels's propaganda tactics into practice are Fox News, neo-conservatives, Republicans, and their religious right sycophants,…

8 years ago

Jessa Duggar Blamed Darwin for Holocaust But Should Look in Her Bible Instead

Jessa Duggar owes her religion to the anti-Semitic Martin Luther. But Darwin, who lived three centuries after Luther, is to…

8 years ago

Right Wing Columnist Wants to Hang Women Who Have Abortions

For Williamson, facts are a "metaphysical dodge" and zygotes are people simply because he says so

8 years ago

It is Time for Peaceful Christians to Speak Up for Coexistence

According to the Religious Right, Islam is the enemy, and ISIL, or ISIS as it is often called, is a…

8 years ago

The Values Voter Summit’s Promotion of Religious Tyranny is Un-American

These speakers want to fundamentally alter our way of life. In the ideal fake-Christian world, our freedom of religion would…

8 years ago

Editorial Cartoon: Target

ISIS is so bad, there is a Fatwa issued against them by their own religion.

8 years ago

Pope Francis Condemns Those Who Use Religion to Promote Violence

"Let no one consider themselves to be the 'armour' of God while planning and carrying out acts of violence and…

8 years ago

Actual Religious Freedom Creates an Anti-First Amendment Firestorm in Bible Belt

The Religious Right, which regularly mocks and profanes the beliefs of others, thinks other religions should be banned from mocking…

8 years ago

Ted Cruz Parlays His Execrable Behavior at Arab Christian Conference Into Martyrdom

"They persecuted the Prophets of the Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) who were speaking truth to power and these so-called Christians…

8 years ago

Religious Right Calls for Deportation, Sterilization and Holy War on Muslims

Even while WND's Joseph Farah claims there is no difference between CAIR and ISIL, we see Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson…

8 years ago

Airman Ordered to Swear a Religious Oath or Get Out of the Air Force

The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either…

8 years ago

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Embraces ISIS’ Theological Mindset

Apparently, ISIS utilizing America's war tactics caught the attention of Robertson and his Christian theology informs him it is time…

8 years ago

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Charity or Satanic Ritual?

Selena Owens at WND points to Lady Gaga and Beyonce and says the IBC "stem from the deep abyss of…

8 years ago

SCOTUS Prayer Ruling Silences New York Town’s Non-Christians

The Catholics on the High Court made a serious error in ruling that any government prayers were constitutional.

8 years ago

Kevin Sorbo – Atheists Are Angry Because They Know God Exists

Kevin Sorbo and Rick Wiles say atheists know God exists and hate him for "judging how they live their life."

8 years ago

Pastor Wants to Throw Heroes Like Greg Louganis in Prison for Ten Years of Hard Labor

Pastor Michael V. Williams claims "While Christians are becoming increasingly tolerant of homosexuals, homosexuals are becoming increasingly intolerant of us."

8 years ago

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Abolishing Anti-Discrimination Laws

One would think most Americans support the 14th Amendment's prohibition of unequal treatment under the law unflinchingly. Unfortunately, the religious…

9 years ago

The Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Trojan Horse For All Businesses and Corporations

The Trojan Horse in the Hobby Lobby ruling is a term, closely held corporation, that created an opening for nearly…

9 years ago

Abortion is Human Sacrifice? So is the Death of Jesus

While we are on the subject of "religious freedom," that is, Christians having a unique right, a privileged place in…

9 years ago

Conservatives On The Supreme Court Have Turned The Constitution Into A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Whether most Americans realize it or not, they have been spectators, victims, and often combatants in a sectarian religious war…

9 years ago

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor Declares War on the U.S. Constitution

Dan Forest told the Faith and Freedom Coalition this weekend, "America is at a great crossroads where it must decide…

9 years ago