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August 30, 2019

After a grocery store in Georgia asked one of their cashiers to stop praying with all her customers, nearly 100 (presumably) Christians held a prayer vigil and protest on Wednesday night.

Because asking someone to not waste everyone's time with prayers while on the job...

August 28, 2019

Earlier this year I wrote about prayer and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives after GOP Rep. Stephanie Borowicz opened a session with a really crazy prayer to Jesus. Seriously, check it out, she really is nuts. Borowicz gave the prayer in response to the state's...

August 27, 2019

A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been arrested after it was discovered he had misappropriated at least $100,000 of church money and donations to spend on boyfriends.

Joseph McLoone, 56-years-old, was the head priest at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Downington, PA. ...

August 23, 2019

I have written about President Trump, his evangelical Christian base, and his connections to religious lunacy a few times on this blog. But while I do focus on politicians when they intermix religion and legislation, I have tried to avoid mentioning Trump too much, bec...

August 19, 2019

Today's post follows up on a U.S. politician that I've written about before: Washington State Representative Matt Shea.

I wrote about Matt Shea last November when he publicly acknowledged he had distributed a four-page manifesto titled "Biblical Basis for War."

Shea was...

August 16, 2019

On Wednesday this week, a one-year window began in the state of New York that marks an unprecedented occasion.

Thanks to new legislation signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in February, any victims of previous abuse committed by clergy have one year to file a lawsu...

August 12, 2019

After nearly three years of writing on this blog, I have covered all manner of unexpected stories related to religion, but this one really caught me by surprise.

Laura A. Gaddy, represented by her attorney Kay Burningham, has filed a class action lawsuit against the Mor...

August 9, 2019

This past weekend saw mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

On Saturday morning, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius allegedly wanted to stop a "Hispanic invasion of Texas." He killed 22 people and injured over two dozen more at an El Paso shopping center. He...

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