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Another day, another bunch of scandals erupting out of fundagelical Christianity, and yet more predators exposed. Nobody's even surprised by any of it anymore; it's all become just part of our cultural landscape: hypocrites gonna hypocrite. I'm just wondering when people are going to realize the ...
A polemicist and passionate advocate of reason, Sam Harris has reluctantly taken up the cause of defending policy writer Charles Murray's notorious view that racial differences in IQ are in some significant part driven by genetic differences and are largely fixed. This defense has led to a tense standoff with ...

The Christian right has been a forceful presence in American political life since the 1970s. Conservative Christians in Australia have attempted to mobilise religion in similar ways, but have not been able to gain a permanent foothold in our mainstream political culture. Religion is never just religion; it can ...
Dr. Baker's most recent study looks at conservative Christian support for the election of President Donald Trump in 2016. He says much of the support Trump received from people of faith came from what he describes as Christian Nationalist. Baker and his colleagues used several methods to identify ...
HOUR 1 - Christian is looking like a baseball genius due to Hanley Ramirez' hot start. Naturally, Glenn is waiting until May to pass judgement. Lou failed his Gene Steratore challenge despite having the perfect opportunity. JBJ looks as streaky as ever yet fans don't seem so worked up about it. And Shaq ...
Conservative Christian Singer Loses Costa Rica Presidential Race. Unlikely finalist Fabricio Alvarado is latest example that evangelicals are a growing political force in Catholic Latin America. Morgan Lee. April 02, 2018 11:37 AM. Conservative Christian Singer Loses Costa Rica Presidential Race. Image: Rodrigo ...

If it's wrong, I don't want to be right: Conservative Christian activist Dave Daubenmire warns that masturbation is wrong because “masturbation is homosexuality.” Daubenmire recently discussed the pressing issue of masturbation on his “Pass the Salt Live” webcast, arguing that masturbation is wrong ...
He was truly the Christian Right's dream candidate. But despite the evangelical push for the highest office, something they've never successfully achieved before, voters had the good sense to fight back even harder. After all of the other candidates were knocked off the ballot after the first round of voting, ...
Conservative Christian Singer Loses Costa Rica Presidential Race. Unlikely finalist Fabricio Alvarado is latest example that evangelicals are a growing political force in Catholic Latin America. Morgan Lee. April 02, 2018 11:37 AM. Conservative Christian Singer Loses Costa Rica Presidential Race. Image: Rodrigo Arangua ...
Conservative Christian colleges in America are becoming increasingly entangled with the issue of LGBTI rights, according to NPR. Though students and faculty at many of these institutions are required to accept a 'faith statement,' often which condemns homosexuality, social and cultural shifts are making ...
Christian Right activist Dave Daubenmire said on his “Pass the Salt Live” webcast yesterday that masturbation was wrong in part because it was a form of homosexuality. You're touching yourself, therefore you're touching someone of the same sex, therefore it's totally gay. #ChristianLogic ...
An underground publication is facing controversy at Taylor University after the once-anonymous handout said the evangelical college was becoming more liberal on some issues. The publication, Excalibur, released Feb. 21 on the Indiana campus. Taylor University president Paul Lowell Haines said the ...
Christian Right Group: Girl Scout Cookies Fund “Abortion and Sexual Promiscuity”. March 22, 2018 by Hemant Mehta · 259 Comments. {COUNT}. As they do every year, conservative Christians are trying to turn Girl Scouts into bogeymen, claiming that their cookies fund abortions and promiscuity.
Domestic terrorist: Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt was homeschooled by a conservative Christian family and contemplated going on a “mission trip” before becoming a terrorist. Conditt, the bombing suspect believed to be responsible for terrorizing the Austin, Texas community with a series of ...
Pruitt's conservative Christian beliefs are not limited to evolution. He has lamented the marginalization of Christianity by other belief systems. He has in the past advocated constitutional amendments to ban abortion and prohibit same-sex marriages. The old Oklahoma radio talk show recordings also show ...
The Israeli Mikdash Educational Center minted a coin showing Trump and Cyrus side by side. Mikdash Educational Center. It's a typical morning segment on Pat Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network, late in 2016. The controversial Access Hollywood tapes, on which then-candidate Donald Trump ...
The death of Billy Graham occurred at a moment when white American evangelicals – a group that he, more than any other figure of the twentieth century, helped to galvanize and lead into the corridors of power – were stronger Republican partisans than ever, with 82 percent of white evangelical voters ...

Otherwise, you'd think that the 80 percent of white evangelicals who voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election might be a tad embarrassed over how blatantly the Russian election interference was targeting them. One social media ad linked to the Russian manipulation could be a ...
Every time there's a shooting in a school we get the same tired argument from the Christian right: This wouldn't have happened if you hadn't kicked God out of schools! The latest examples are flowing freely after the massacre in Parkland, Florida. Let's start with Lucian Wintrich, intrepid White House ...
RALEIGH, NC ( Martha Quillin | News & Observer) - Conservative Christian lobbyist Rev. Mark Creech says North Carolina would be better off not getting Amazon's planned second headquarters if the company tries to shape public policy in a pro-LGBTQ direction. “Amazon is a huge corporate entity,” said ...
In, The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics: How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars, Lewis argues that anti-abortion activism has been instrumental in conditioning the Christian Right for participation in liberal discourse. Though launched in the stern language of moral condemnation, the ...
When word came out last summer that Christian-right journalists David Brody (chief political reporter for the Christian Broadcasting Network) and Scott Lamb (a columnist for the Washington Times and author of a Mike Huckabee biography) were penning a “spiritual biography” of the 45th president, Trump ...
The rise of Donald Trump has challenged Americans of all stripes to recalibrate their moral compass, but no section has managed the transition as well as the Christian Right, it appears. The full-throated support that the President received from leaders of the Christian ultras over a fresh sex scandal is the ...
SAN JOSE: Conservative Christian singer and TV anchor Fabricio Alvarado held a strong lead in Costa Rica's presidential election on Sunday, after galvanizing the campaign with his sharp opposition to gay marriage, but a run-off vote looked certain. With results in from nearly 70 percent of ballot boxes, ...
Many commentators have pointed out the hypocrisy of Christian leaders who claim a moral high ground while supporting President Donald Trump. The latest scandal involving an alleged extramarital affair with pornographic film star Stormy Daniels proves no exception. The Christian right that supports ...
Conservative Christian lobbyist Rev. Mark Creech says North Carolina would be better off not getting Amazon's planned second headquarters if the company tries to shape public policy in a pro-LGBTQ direction. “Amazon is a huge corporate entity,” said Creech, a lobbyist who is executive director of the ...
In, The Rights Turn in Conservative Christian Politics: How Abortion Transformed the Culture Wars, Lewis argues that anti-abortion activism has been instrumental in conditioning the Christian Right for participation in liberal discourse. Though launched in the stern language of moral condemnation, the ...
Costa Rica election: Conservative Christian Fabricio Alvarado leads first round vote. Initial results have put evangelical politician Fabricio Alvarado in the lead in the first round of Costa Rica's presidential vote. The election was dominated by a debate on gay marriage in the Central American country.
Costa Rica is in the middle of a presidential election, and a conservative Christian congressman is leading in the polls. CharismaNews.com reports that 43-year-old Fabricio Alvarado, who is part of the evangelical National Restoration party, was leading in a poll released Tuesday night. Alvarado is known ...
Many of our current political debates were predicted long ago by leaders of the Christian Right. The Christian Right is a social movement that began in 1979 with the formation of Moral Majority by Pastor Jerry Falwell. Initially a defensive movement, formed out of concerns over changing social mores in ...
3 conservative Christian college in the nation. According to its website, the organization was created to “help students make well-informed decisions when choosing an internet-based Christian degree program.” The list of 30 Christian schools was generated and ranked on criteria including affiliation with a ...
Conservative Christian singer Joy Villa made a bold statement at last evening's Grammy Awards by wearing a dress with a pro-life message. Villa's dress was white and featured a painting of an unborn child in a womb that was painted all the colors of the rainbow. She also carried a handbag that said ...
But Trump's embrace of the Christian right's anti-LGBT, anti–reproductive rights agenda has won him that “mulligan.” Perkins claimed that conservative Christians were bullied by President Obama. They “were tired of being kicked around by Barack Obama and his leftists,” he told Politico. “And I think they ...
LeTourneau University has been named one of the top 30 conservative Christian colleges in the nation by OnlineChristianColleges.com. ... The "conservative Christian college" designations were determined by church affiliation, view of biblical legitimacy and whether coursework in Christianity was ...
Is there a bias toward conservative Christians in Hollywood? There is now some real merit. Conservative Christian actor Kevin Sorbo was recently banned from a Comicon convention as a result of his political leanings. The founder and promoter of East Coast Comicon, Cliff Galbraith announced that he will ...
Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom. The University of Iowa is caught up in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a student who is gay. Jan. 15, 2018, at 11:16 a.m.. Iowa Lawsuit Pits Gay Rights Against Religious Freedom ...
It is known heartbreak and suffering can cause odd behavior. Bailey Gibson might be doing one of the most unique things. Bailey Gibson, who was raised by her adopted family as a devout Christian, has decided to auction off her virginity online. Former Conservative Christian Woman to Sell Virginity Online.
These Proposed Bills in Mississippi Are a Huge Gift to the Christian Right. January 4, 2018 by Hemant Mehta · 0 Comments. {COUNT}. Two bills introduced by legislators in the Mississippi House this week would essentially enshrine Christian supremacy in the law, at least as far as the Constitution will allow.
A look at the contemporary political situation in our islands will, at some point or other, surely lead the average thinker to ask this question: what happened to the Christian-right in Malta? Maltese politics has become bereft of such an ideology. Malta – once considered a Catholic country and even called ...
Anti-gay right-wing evangelical "Christian" looooonatick Linda Harvey sat down with my old pal Peter LaBarbera, the country's premier anti-gay looooonatick, and had a little chat about all the sick, sinful, sex-crazed predatory gays out there (sigh) "recruiting children" into the gay lifestyle via GSAs. Harvey ...
The suit brought by Duane Rollins says that Pressler, 87, met the teen at the First Baptist Church in Houston in the 1970's. At fourteen, Rollins was enrolled in Pressler's Bible study class, and the older man allegedly began molesting and raping the teen on a regular basis in his master bedroom study.
To the editor: Randall Balmer chronicles evangelical Christians' steady slide to lock-step support for morally compromised candidates. Indeed, since evangelicals' counterintuitive backing of Ronald Reagan, the GOP has done its utmost to secure that huge, manipulable voting bloc. (“The evangelical ...
Did you know Jay-Z was a Satanist? You shouldn't, because that's not true. But little details like that have never mattered to Christian Right activist Mat Staver, who perpetuated a hoax article this morning on his “Faith and Freedom” radio program.
Julie Roys, a popular conservative Christian radio show host, believes that this must include a critical discussion about popular notions of womanhood. In her book, “Redeeming the Feminine Soul: God's Surprising Vision for Womanhood,” she rejects the “feminist distortion” and “fundamentalist caricature” ...
When word came out last summer that Christian-right journalists David Brody (chief political reporter for the Christian Broadcasting Network) and Scott Lamb (a columnist for the Washington Times and author of a Mike Huckabee biography) were penning a “spiritual biography” of the 45th president, Trump ...
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racially segregated American public schools were unconstitutional, in a historic 1954 decision (Brown vs. the Board of Education), an embryonic version of the modern Christian Right movement emerged. To get around that court ruling, Southern states simply ...
Donald Trump is a man without any discernible redeeming qualities, but nonetheless I'm grateful for one thing he's done, without really trying: He has exposed the true nature of the Christian right. For more than a decade now, I've been diligently writing and researching, trying to build the case that the ...
Three days after the nation observed Martin Luther King Day, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the creation of a new arm of its civil rights office called the Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom. In making the announcement, HHS's Office for Civil Rights director Roger ...
In 1958, the Baptist preacher Jerry Falwell, who would go on to found the Moral Majority, gave a sermon titled “Segregation or Integration: Which?” He inveighed against the Supreme Court's anti-segregation decision in Brown v. Board of Education, arguing that facilities for blacks and whites should remain ...
They comprise over a third of the Republican Party, according to the Public Religion Research Institute. They are the evangelical Christian right, and they are the neck that turns the head of the Republican Party. Where are they on Medicaid expansion? They have enough clout to push the expansion and ...


 

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