Weekly Upchucks: The place where religion meets your rights

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Please welcome back guest blogger K.C. Boyd. You might remember her from her earlier posts. You can link over to her site here.

Another Upchuckable Week - the place where religion meets your rights – by K. C. Boyd

The Weekly Upchuck

Education

  • 50 Year Upchuck: 50 years after the ban on school prayer, God and faith are more present in the schoolhouse than ever. http://ow.ly/m7GAa
  • Evolutionary Upchuck: Want to Know Why Texas Is STILL Arguing about Evolution? It’s because of fools like Don McLeroy. http://ow.ly/m7HHv
  • As the Above Article Sez Upchuck: Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal, who has previously supported the teaching of creationism in the state’s public schools, approved a bill Monday which allows students, faculty, parents, and special religious community leaders to gather for prayer on school grounds during “non-instruction” times. http://bit.ly/123GNPC
  • Eleven Million Dollar Upchuck: Americans United for Separation of Church & State joined the ACLU-NJ and the national ACLU in filing a lawsuit to stop the state of New Jersey from awarding more than $11 million in taxpayer funds to two higher education institutions dedicated solely to religious training and instruction. http://bit.ly/11BWCxm

Government and Its Legislators

  • Jesus Upchucks: Rick Perry to Conservatives: Be Humble, Courageous Like Jesus and Disciples . .  uh, since when was Rick Perry humble much less courageous like Jesus? ‪http://ow.ly/m7xHh  
  • Holy-wood Upchuck: Former Senator, presidential candidate and now CEO of Echolight Studio. Rick Santorum jumps to Christian entertainment so as to further delude minds, young and old alike.  http://echolight.com/info/about.php

Military

  • Orwell Upchucks: In a bill co-sponsored by Ted Cruz (R-TX) and David Vitter( R-LA,) Mike Lee( R-UT) adjoins ‘religious freedom’ provision to the Annual  Defense Spending Bill. ow.ly/m7EEV
  • We Have No Secrets Upchuck: Indeed, let’s do open up any and all meetings between your come-to-Jesus para-military churches/leaders/Dominionists & govt officials http://ow.ly/m7GYa
  • Drones for Christ Up-Me Chuck: How Falwell’s Liberty U—the world’s largest Christian university—became an evangelist 4 drone warfarehttp://bit.ly/177epxk
  • Drones for Christ Up-Me Chuck II: “We want to have graduates serving the Lord in this area (drone) of aviation” sez Liberty U spokesman. http://bit.ly/177epxk
  • Save Us From Our Airmen Upchuck: At Liberty U, the military is considered a tool for Christian missionaries.-Just one more reason we so badly need Mikey Weinstein & MRFF. http://bit.ly/177epxk

Religious Wackos and Their Wacked-Out  Ideas

  • No-Way-Pray-Me-Gay Upchuck: Alan Chambers, 12-year-long President of Exodus International the largest gay “cure” center apologizes for having hurt others and admits that his own same-sex attraction isn’t “cured.” http://bit.ly/10CdLYY
  • Scrub-A-Dub-Dub Upchuck: None of us likes paying taxes but the Family Research Council wants to abolish the IRS? ‪http://ow.ly/m7lj2
  • My Not-So Literary Upchuck:  Pastor Christian Hillcox, of Being Christian, wouldn’t have handled things differently: Texas megachurch pastor, Bishop, I.V. Hilliard, of the New Light Christian Center in Houston, reportedly sent out a controversial newsletter to his “Friends in Jesus” list, telling them that if they sow a $52 transportation seed toward the upgrade they would receive “breakthrough favor” within 52 days or 52 weeks. http://bit.ly/1bWItvE
  • Hit Man Upchuck: Then there’s this: Wife Stands by Pastor Accused of Plotting Her Death With ‘Girlfriend’ During Mission Trip ‪http://bit.ly/16LtVyB 
  • Hit Me Up, Hit Me Down Upchuck: Even I would be hard pressed to come up with something as twisted as this – -  Spanking for Jesus: Inside the Unholy World of ‘Christian Domestic Discipline http://thebea.st/16Ldan7
  • Color Me Scamming Upchuck: Televangelist Asks Followers for $79,000 to Do Paint Job on ‘Lord’s Jet’ He Bought Last Year http://bit.ly/105vLsx
  • Fight truth with fear Upchuck: The Family Research Council incites: “The anti-Christian Crusade instigated by the Southern Poverty Law Center has already resulted in an armed terrorist attack.” http://bit.ly/1c58CbS

Politics

Scandal

  • NRA Rules Upchuck: What bad religion & guns’ll get you: Church Deacon’s Son Fatally Shot by Police Amid Dispute Over Firing Pastor http://bit.ly/12dq5xe

States

Supremes

  • Supremes Ain’t So Supreme Upchuck: “If the Supreme Court becomes the tool by which marriage is redefined… we will not stand by… While there are many things we can endure, redefining marriage is so fundamental to the natural order and the true common good that this is the line we must draw, and one we cannot and will not cross.” http://bit.ly/1c58CbS

Miscellaneous Upchucks

  • Never 21 Upchuck: And Tyson pumps their chicken full of poison anyhow. WWJThink?
  • Eat Less Chickn’ Upchuck: Big U.S. Companies You Might Not Know Are Religious ow.ly/m81is
  • Ducal Upchuck: John Wayne aka The Duke, called the 1948 “rebirth of the state of Israel” “the Jewish Alamo.”  http://thebea.st/11vLHlc

Anecdotal Antidotes

Give Me A P for Public Ed: Another day, another reason to celebrate: New Hampshire Court Strikes Down Tax-Credit Aid To Religious Schools. Yippee!!  ‪http://ow.ly/m7qB1

Must Watch TV: Compare Superman to Jesus and watch Whoopi lose it. ow.ly/ma4oG

Another day, another reason to celebrate: New Hampshire Court Strikes Down Tax-Credit Aid To Religious Schools. Yippee!!  ‪http://ow.ly/m7qB1

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  • Frances R

    There isn't a big enough barf bag on earth for this spew. Like oil & vinegar, church & state don't mix. These hypochristians give me a brain ache.