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Rep. Steve King: If we aborted anyone who was a product of rape or incest, would anyone be left?

Steve King defended a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions by saying that without rape and incest the human race might long since have disappeared.

Televangelist explains why his private jet is “biblical”

Prosperity gospel preacher and measles aficionado Kenneth Copeland is closing in on his first billion dollars made.

The Inquisition and Witch Hunts

Accused women were stripped by inquisitor priests who searched their bodies for "witch marks" where they allegedly suckled demons.

Where did Nazis get their Nasty Ideas?

If you believe Catholic Church leaders, you might easily imagine that the Nazis were a confederation of atheists and neo-pagans.

Trump’s White House Has Resurrected ‘Army of God’ Anti-Abortion Extremists

Christian extremism as a motivator for violence is often overlooked, while clinics providing abortion services are facing growing threats.

Purity Culture Bites the Evangelical Right on the Ass

I was a fundamentalist pastor’s wife for 10 years. I saw the Purity Culture wind it’s way into the Evangelical Right’s thinking.

Harrison Ford’s emotional climate plea: ‘Stop giving power to people who don’t believe in science!’

Ford saved some of his anger and rage to highlight the importance of science, and the worthlessness of those who would denigrate it.

Mother Teresa India charity ‘sold babies’

"We have found out that some other babies have also been illegally sold from the centre," a police official told BBC Hindi's Niraj Sinha.

Hard questions about God I wish someone had asked me earlier

If Jesus was bringing the most important message to humanity it would ever receive, why didn’t he write that message down himself?

How The Evangelical “American Taliban” Became Trump’s Lapdogs

Evangelicals’ appetite to impose themselves on others is symptomatic of their institutionalized desire for governmental and social control.

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