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Christian Right Targets Indiana Children

Freethought from the Heartland  with Reba Boyd Wooden
July 06, 2015

The Good News Club, which is the child evangelism component of a wider network of the Christian right movement, is targeting Indianapolis July 13-25, 2015. 

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A Quite Gobsmacking Power

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
July 06, 2015

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.      

CFI-Indiana catches wind of the fundamentalist Good News Club's plan to target Indianapolis kids for proselytizing and generally scaring with hellfire. So they put out a warning today for parents to be ready. 

The editorial board of The Oklahoman is unhappy that the State Supreme Court nixed a Ten Commandments monument, and wants the state constitution's Blaine Amendment repealed, the one that keeps states from funding religion. It cites our lawsuit in Florida, calling us "radical secularists." You're welcome.

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Might it be pretty obvious there’s no Judeo-Christian God?

The Outer Limits  with Stephen Law
July 06, 2015

Er, yes it might be pretty obvious. In fact, it is pretty obvious, And we shouldn't shy away from saying so.

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Today’s Foghorn, Tomorrow’s Footnote

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
July 02, 2015

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.      

The US Episcopal Church votes to approve same-sex marriage, striking the words "man and woman" from the marriage canon in favor of gender-neutral wording. 

Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig makes a Christian case for vaccinations at The New Republic:

Vaccination is not only an individual healthcare choice, but a decision to participate in an act of self-sacrifice for one’s broader community. In most cases, the sacrifice is exceedingly small: a little bit of soreness at the injection site, and at worst, a day or so of feeling lousy. But it is worth it, in Christian terms, to protect the vulnerable.  

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