LGBTQ Students Sued the Dept. of Ed. for Funding Their Bigoted Christian Schools

BY HEMANT MEHTA MARCH 31, 2021 Dozens of students representing 25 different Christian colleges and universities have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education for giving federal funding to faith-based schools that discriminate against LGBTQ people. It’s an attempt to force the Biden administration to stop giving money to these bigoted Christian institutions. “The Plaintiffs seek safety and […]

Whistleblower: Australian Politicians Have Sex in the Parliament Prayer Room

BY HEMANT MEHTA MARCH 23, 2021 There’s a sex scandal involving Australia’s Parliament that’s getting a lot of attention mostly because of how lurid the stories are. In addition to separate claims of sexual abuse, there are images circulating of a government staffer masturbating on a female lawmaker’s desk (with a Parliamentary rule book in the background), […]

Survey: 21% of Black Americans Are Religious “Nones” but Very Few Are Atheists

BY HEMANT MEHTA  FEBRUARY 16, 2021 A major new survey released today by the Pew Research Center finds that roughly 21% of Black Americans are not affiliated with any organized religion. And when you look to younger members of that demographic, the number only gets larger. Before you get excited though, the survey also finds that those […]

Rush Limbaugh, Conservative Bigot, Merchant Of Hate, Dead At 70

FEBRUARY 17, 2021 BY MICHAEL STONE Good Riddance: Rush Limbaugh, the infamous conservative radio host known for his message of racism, misogyny, homophobia, and bigotry, is dead. He was 70 years old. Fox News reports: Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the […]

Biden Identifies White Supremacists As ‘Most Dangerous’ People In America

 FEBRUARY 18, 2021 BY MICHAEL STONE Truth: President Joe Biden identifies white supremacists as “the most dangerous people” in America while appearing on a recent CNN town hall event. Haaretz reports: U.S. President Joe Biden, saying domestic terrorism was the “greatest threat” in America and white supremacists are the “most dangerous people,” pledged to focus his […]

Christian “Prophet”: Trump Will Be Back in the White House as President by June

BY HEMANT MEHTA  FEBRUARY 10, 2021 Before the election, self-proclaimed Christian “prophet” Jeff Jansen said the race was a matter of “good versus evil.” (Okay. “Good” won.) But Jansen still hasn’t accepted the outcome of the election, insisting last week that Donald Trump is still president and will return to the White House by this summer. “He’s not our president,” Jansen declared about […]

Christian “Prophetess”: God Told Me Trump Won, So Biden’s Inauguration is “Fake”

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 20, 2021 Self-proclaimed Christian “prophetess” Kat Kerr, who said earlier that Donald Trump won a surefire landslide victory in the election he lost and that God told her Trump would remain in office, now has the difficult task of trying to defend those statements on the eve of Joe Biden‘s inauguration. You know she’s not about to apologize. Instead, during […]

Atheists Sue Ex-Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for Making Colleges Fund Bigotry

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 20, 2021 American Atheists and Americans United for Separation of Church and State are giving the Trump administration a going away present: They’re suing the Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos in response to a policy that forces colleges to “financially support religious student groups that discriminate.” They’re referring to a rule published last […]

Franklin Graham Falsely Claims Christians Weren’t Involved in the Capitol Siege

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 20, 2021 During an appearance today on Trinity Broadcasting Network, evangelist Franklin Graham, a Trump sycophant who recently condemned the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach him and compared them to Judas, said it was unfair for anyone to claim Christian Nationalists were involved in the Capitol siege. Sure there were Christians outside, he admitted, […]

Conservative Christians Have a Bunch of Irrational Fears About a Biden Presidency

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 20, 2021 I was going to go through James Dobson‘s insane newsletter, but it ended up being a rant against conservative Christianity’s irrational fear of a Joe Biden presidency. This sort of fear-mongering isn’t about to end, and the Biden administration will undoubtedly make missteps, but at least there will be responsible adults in the […]

Report: QAnon Congresswoman Was Live-Tweeting Nancy Pelosi’s Location To Terrorists

JANUARY 10, 2021 BY MICHAEL STONE Domestic Terrorist: Rep. Lauren Boebert, a newly elected member of congress and a big QAnon supporter, is facing calls for her arrest after live-tweeting Nancy Pelosi’s location to terrorists as they stormed the U.S. Capitol earlier this week. Raw Story reports: Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), a gun-toting supporter of the QAnon […]

Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion WV GOP Lawmaker Resigns After Arrest for Capitol Siege

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 10, 2021 You may have heard that Derrick Evans, a newly elected Republican delegate from West Virginia, has resigned after getting arrested and charged with federal crimes for his role in the Capitol siege. The moron incriminated himself when he was seen shouting “Move! Move!” as well as “We’re in, we’re in! Derrick Evans […]

After Riots, Catholic Outlet Condemns MAGA Catholics With “Blood on Their Hands”

BY HEMANT MEHTA JANUARY 8, 2021 Hey, evangelical Christians: Take notice. The editors of the National Catholic Reporter issued a blistering denunciation of the Capitol coup that named names of fellow Catholics who have spent the past several years spreading lies and sowing the seeds that led the MAGA cultists to storm the building. “Catholic apologists for […]

West Virginia Lawmaker Who Participated In Storming Of U.S. Capitol Resigns

 JANUARY 9, 2021 BY MICHAEL STONE Good Riddance: Derrick Evans, the West Virginia lawmaker and domestic terrorist who recorded himself storming the U.S. Capitol with his fellow Trump-loving terrorists, has resigned. Yesterday, Evans was arrested and charged for his crimes. CNN reports: A West Virginia Republican state lawmaker who recorded himself storming the US Capitol during a […]

A Former Christian Nationalist Lawmaker is Part of the Attempted Capitol Coup

BY HEMANT MEHTA  JANUARY 6, 2021 Amidst the attempted coup of the Capitol by right-wing terrorists, one of the participants bragging about it all is former Pennsylvania State Rep. Rick Saccone, who posted this video about how he was “storming the capitol.” Update: He deleted the video. I saved a copy. https://youtube.com/watch?v=MJ7hlenwzQQ%3Fenablejsapi%3D1%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Ffriendlyatheist.patheos.com … Here in front […]

Trump’s Message To U.S. Capitol Terrorists: ‘We Love You, You’re Very Special’

JANUARY 6, 2021 BY MICHAEL STONE Domestic Terrorist In Chief: President Donald Trump sent a message of love and support to the domestic terrorists storming the U.S. Capitol. Variety reports:   President Donald Trump released a chilling, pre-taped video telling his mob of supporters overtaking the U.S. Capitol, “Go home. We love you, you’re very special.” Trump’s message […]

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