Watch Mike Huckabee contradict the GOP principles of gun control while insulting the decency of society as a whole.
Frank Schaeffer discusses Mitt Romney’s punch-the-token-gay fiasco.
Read about recent examples of Christians spreading inaccurate stories of religious violence in Africa and Barack Obama’s “secret Muslim agenda”.
Here’s my (satirical-but-all-too-true?) version of the bishop’s anti-Obama “Statement on Religious Liberty”.
In a nation with 3 million hungry children and 2 million prison inmates, the abolishment of Planned Parenthood seems unreasonable. Once again, religion can be found where reason is lost.
A federal prosecutor in Michigan says authorities decided to arrest members of the Hutaree Christian militia after learning “they were prepared to kill.”
Palin is on a mission from God and she’s fighting a spiritual war. While that may sound extreme, it is exactly the mindset she has. It fits the bible-believing fundamentalist/evangelical subculture she is part of and it fits her language and behavior. Most people who have not been a “born-again” true believer do not realize what all of this really means.
Biblical creationism, repositioned as creation science and most recently intelligent design has lost the contest of ideas on all counts: the rules, the criteria and the judging. It doesn’t follow the scientific method; it doesn’t allow us to explain, predict, and control better; and the jury of relevant experts keeps returning the same verdict.
By Frank Schaeffer
I get lots of email and answer almost all of it (crank letters aside). Once in a while I get a letter I’d like to share. In this case here’s a letter that I think might help all of us remember that stereotypes about religion — Evangelical or otherwise — don’t apply to a lot of people.