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Angry Christian Lady Has Meltdown Over The Field Museum's Exhibit On Evolution: VIDEO

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File this under, "Good grief." A woman named Megan Fox--not Mrs. Brian Austin Green--decided to go on a trip to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and check out its "Evolving Earth" exhibit "to audit it for bias." As her video description on YouTube notes, what she found was altogether shocking!

[Megan] found many examples of inconsistencies and the Field Museum's insistence that people support opinion as fact without proof. The Field Museum pushes certain theories as if they are absolute proven law when that is not how the scientific method works. She found enough bias to show that the people who put this exhibit together at the Field Museum pushed an agenda with quasi-religious overtones: the cult of "science" where the "scientists" are more like high priests pushing a religion instead of using the correct scientific method. Aside from having time machines, there is no way these people can be this certain about things they speculate happened millions of years ago before recorded history.

Megan's YouTube channel is devoted to exposing "subversive elements in children's books and teen literature." She proudly proclaims herself as "a homeschooling, Tea Partying, conservative mother of two (with another on the way!) out and about in the suburbs."

Let's hope that Fox's righteously enraged question, "Do you know how complex feet are?", becomes a meme. 

Watch her thorough examination and debunking of the "cult of science," AFTER THE JUMP...

[h/t OMG Blog]

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Wingnut Linda Harvey's New 'Ex-Gay' Book Is The Perfect Christmas Gift For Your Child - LISTEN

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“Ex-Gay” activist Linda Harvey has a suggestion for a Christmas gift for your favorite teen or college student struggling with their sexuality, reports Right Wing Watch.

Mission America’s Harvey says that Maybe He’s Not Gay? “is for America’s youth and the bright future they can all have, regardless of the turmoil of adolescence, which for some, may include same sex attractions or gender confusion.”

6a00d8341c730253ef017c31cbab4d970b-800wiOriginally published last year, the book was removed by Amazon because of its abusive content. Harvey and her publishers said that they pulled the book because they didn’t want it be harmed by an “uninformed and vicious campaign stimulated by ‘gay’ blogger[s].” Whereas Harvey’s opinions are informed by reason and science because she is correct in her claim that gay people do not exist.

Speaking on her radio program the other day, Harvey told her listeners that the book would make a perfect Christmas gift:

“If you were wondering what to get your teen or college student for Christmas, how about giving them the gift of common sense and morality? This is the way many people have described my book, Maybe He’s Not Gay: Another View On Homosexuality.

“Same-sex relationships are not what anyone was born for yet there are reasons why people get there and even more reasons why they can leave those feelings behind.”

In September, Harvey warned parents that gay people are preying on young people at LGBT youth centers.

Last month, Harvey joined “culture warrior” Pat Buchanan in a call for Christians to rise up in mass "civil disobedience" against the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage.

Listen to Harvey's pitiful rant, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran Suspended For Anti-Gay Religious Tract

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Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has been suspended from his position for one month for writing a religious book in which he describes homosexuality as a “sexual perversion,” reports AJC.com.

In the self-published book “Who Told You That You Are Naked?” (yours for only $13.18!), Cochran argues that homosexuality is akin to bestiality and pederasty. Kelvin Cochran Who Told You That You Are Naked?

Arguing that “men who carry the curse of condemnation and deprivation cannot fulfill their purpose as husbands, fathers, community and business leaders,” the book includes passages such as the following:

• “Uncleanness — whatever is opposite of purity; including sodomy, homosexuality, lesbianism, pederasty, bestiality, all other forms of sexual perversion.”

• “Naked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body-temple and dishonor God.”

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed’s spokesperson Anne Torres said the administration didn’t know about the book until employees came forward with complaints last week.  Reed wrote on Facebook that he was “deeply disturbed” by the book book and will “not tolerate discrimination of any kind” in his administration.

Cochran has been ordered to undergo sensitivity training and has been barred from distributing copies of the book on city property.

Additionally, Reed’s office has now opened an investigation to determine whether Cochran has violated city policies or discriminated against employees.


Donnie Swaggart Says Gay Rights Activists Want To Behead Christians - VIDEO

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The war on Christianity continues apace in la-la land.

Donnie Swaggart, the son of disgraced Pentecostal pastor Jimmy Swaggart, has compared LGBT activists with ISIS, according to Right Wing Watch.

Speaking on a “Christian” television panel discussion dedicated to the controversy in Houston, Texas, after Mayor Annise Parker subpoenaed materials from a handful of pastors as part of a lawsuit anti-gay activists had filed in an effort to overturn a local anti discrimination ordinance, Swaggart said that, like ISIS, those seeking equality for gay people in the U.S. would publicly behead Christians if they could get away with it.

"All of this is to shut the Bible up. They want the Bible gone. And I'm going to make a statement: These people that are trying to do this in Houston, the only difference between them and ISIS, those thugs in Iraq, is those here cannot chop our heads off. That's the only difference. The heart is the same. The heart is the same. If they could silence us that way to intimidate others, that's exactly what they would do.”

6a00d8341c730253ef01b8d05dd2cf970cOddly, this isn’t the first time an American “Christian” has claimed that gay people are fond of beheading their religious brethren. Back in August, recently elected Colorado Republican wingnut Gordon Klingenschmitt accused Democrats of lacking a sense of humor after he sent an email which said that Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) will “join ISIS in beheading Christians.”

Swaggart’s comments had been highlighted by Right Wing Watch but the preacher’s media outfit SonifeTV have had the clip removed claiming copyright infringement. Right Wing Watch has filed a counterclaim arguing that the clip is protected under fair use.

Right Wing Watch has also made the clip available at another source, which you watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Is Pope Francis Sending Ambiguous Messages About Marriage And Family?

PopePope Francis kicked off the Vatican's "traditional marriage" summit this week with a discussion on the state of marriage and the family in today's world - with some potentially mixed messages. In Francis' address, “The Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage,” he reinforces the idea of marriage and family, but it seems he might also be ambiguously referring to gay couples in several passages throughout the commentary, or at least one could deduce that he is from particular words used.

The basis of the address is based on the term "Complementarity," which means "situations where one of two things adds to, completes, or fulfills a lack in the other.” However, Francis puts the word in a Christian context.

He says:

"Christians find its deepest meaning in the first Letter to the Corinthians where Saint Paul tells us that the Spirit has endowed each of us with different gifts so that-just as the human body's members work together for the good of the whole-everyone's gifts can work together for the benefit of each (cf. 1 Cor. 12)."

Francis explains that the complementarity between women and men is the root of marriage and family, but the only other explicit mention of specific pairings between men and women doesn't occur until the very end of the address. Francis also seems to challenge traditional gender roles and recognize the suffering of women.

He continues:

"When we speak of complementarity between man and woman in this context, let us not confuse that term with the simplistic idea that all the roles and relations of the two sexes are fixed in a single, static pattern.

"Evidence is mounting that the decline of the marriage culture is associated with increased poverty and a host of other social ills, disproportionately affecting women, children and the elderly. It is always they who suffer the most in this crisis."

It's unclear what social ills Francis is referring to but with his support for civil unions and taking responsibility for sexual abuse scandals within the church, Francis' views on LGBT people and the church makes him the most progressive, socially responsible pope to take office thus far. The most telling passage of Francis' commentary is the discussion of future generations and the trappings of ideological concepts.

He says:

"It is important that they do not give themselves over to the poisonous mentality of the temporary, but rather be revolutionaries with the courage to seek true and lasting love, going against the common pattern: this must be done. With regard to this I want to say one thing: Let us not fall into the trap of being qualified by ideological concepts.

"Family is an anthropological fact - a socially and culturally related fact. We cannot qualify it with concepts of an ideological nature, that are relevant only in a single moment of history, and then pass by. We can't speak today of a conservative notion of family or a progressive notion of family: Family is family! It can't be qualified by ideological notions. Family has a strength of its own (per se)."

However, Francis ends his address with a reinforcement about marriage between men and women as a natural, unique and fundamental good, and it's unclear whether the statement about ideological trappings means Francis is willing to think beyond religious dogma, is just a simple contradiction on his behalf or an attempt to find a delicate balance between traditional ideological teachings and empathy toward the plights of LGBT people. Additionally, the fact that he invited hate leader Tony Perkins to the summit seems damaging to both his and the summit's credibility. 


Homophobe Cardinal Raymond Burke Stirs Up Anti-Gay Hate In Ireland - VIDEO

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Speaking at a conference on "the Catholic family" in Limerick, Ireland last month, anti-gay conservative Cardinal Raymond Burke said he would refuse holy communion to any politician who has been supportive of same-sex marriage, reports RTE.

Burke, who in the past has said that anti-gay discrimination is "perfectly good and just," was last month demoted as head of the Vatican's "supreme court" by Pope Francis.  

Unsurprisingly, Burke was not willing to discuss his demotion but he was more than happy to call on the pope to clarify his position of same-sex marriage and on divorced people.

Burke's comments follow a recent meeting of Catholic bishops that broached the subject of homosexuality but failed to reach consensus following a backlash from conservatives.

At the conference, Burke declined to comment on an Irish referendum on same-sex marriage expected in early 2015.

Watch a short report followed by a longer interview with the grumpy Burke here.


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