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The Weekly Upchuck for February 21, 2016: Shocking Religion News by Author @KCBoyd3

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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.

The Weekly Upchuck February 21, 2016

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • Kentucky’s Senate Republicans Advance Forced Ultrasound Bill
  • Catholic Leaders Say Zika Doesn’t Change Ban on Contraception
  • Anti-Choice Groups: Block All Obama Supreme Court Nominees
  • Jeb Bush: defund Planned Parenthood, redirect money to crisis pregnancy centers that lie to clients
  • Desperate Women In Zika-Infected Countries Are Begging For Abortion Pills
  • Indiana Republicans Push Abortion Ban for Fetal Anomalies
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills to De-Fund Planned Parenthood, Takes Away $8 Million
  • Abortion ban linked to dangerous miscarriages at Michigan Catholic hospital, report claims
  • Pope Francis suggests women can use contraception if they are at risk of contracting Zika virus
  • The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails
  • Want An Ultrasound? Visit a Crisis Pregnancy Center, Idaho Republicans Say
  • One Hospital in Cincinnati Gave Vulnerable Women an Option. Now It’s Gone.
  • GOP Kentucky governor slaps new Planned Parenthood facility with a lawsuit
  • Arizona Republicans Advance Anti-Choice Onslaught
  • Ted Cruz Levels the One Right-Wing Attack That Could Really Damage Trump His sketchy record on abortion might hurt him in upcoming primaries.
  • The War Against Planned Parenthood Is Advancing

Education

  • The education mess in Ohio under Gov. John Kasich
  • An Idaho Senate panel just approved a bill to let public teachers use the Bible to teach biology and geology

Fifty Shades Of Hate

Fifty Shades Of Lying Propaganda And Other Hypocrisies

  • Cruz: ‘Disastrous’ Marriage Equality Ruling Led To ‘Persecution’ That’s ‘Unprecedented’
  • Trump, who questioned Obama, Cruz and Carson’s faith, says “no leader” would ever question someone’s faith
  • Log Cabin Republicans Accepted as CPAC Sponsor
  • Ted Cruz to skip Antonin Scalia funeral after attacking Obama for doing the same

 

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • It’s Mary Lou! She believes Obama was a homosexual prostitute & she’s running for TX Board of Ed

If Media’s The Message

  • Glenn Beck claims Fox told him not to push prayer because it takes God’s attention off of war
  • Washington Post Jerusalem bureau chief detained for ‘incitement’
  • Glenn Beck: God Allowed Scalia To Die In Order To Highlight The Importance Of Electing Ted Cruz
  • Mark Levin warns that the “survival of the Republican Party” hinges on blocking Obama SCOTUS pick
  • Rafael Cruz joins Pat Robertson to rail against Satanic gay marriage, gun reform leading to dictatorship and murder
  • Mary Matalin and James Carville say Ted Cruz will be Republican nominee for President
  • Christian Television Leader TBN Partners With Leading Pro-Israel Organization CUFI in Hard-Hitting New Weekly News Program, “The Watchman
  • Rush Limbaugh Rips Pope Francis For Saying Donald Trump Is “Not Christian”
  • Bryan Fischer Says ‘God Took Antonin Scalia Home’ To Make SCOTUS The Central Issue In The Election
  • Ted Cruz suggests Phil Robertson for U.N. ambassador
  • Fox Contributor: Pope Francis “Needs To Ask Donald Trump’s Forgiveness” For Implying Trump Is Not A Christian
  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ star goes on crazed 13-minute Bible-thumping rant at Ted Cruz rally
  • Ted Cruz: Phil Robertson ‘Terrifies’ People Because He ‘Speaks With Joy’

 

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • Thanks to Zionists and Christian Zionists, 1,800 new settlement housing units started getting built in 2015. What settlement freeze?
  • Alex The Lunatic Jones: Obama killed Scalia and now “all Hell is about to break loose”; “this is the beginning of the final war”
  • Rafael Cruz: Satan Will Destroy America If President Obama Gets To Make SCOTUS Appointment
  • John Hagee Says America ‘Will Be Lost Forever And Immediately’ If Obama Is Allowed To Replace Justice Scalia
  • Cruz-loving End Times pastor uses numerology to prove Obama sacrificed Scalia in pagan ritual
  • Cruz-loving End Times pastor uses numerology to prove Obama sacrificed Scalia in pagan ritual
  • I Went to Church With Ted Cruz: He is Building an Army of Young Christian Voters

 

Politics Nation

  • Prominent Scammer/Televangelist Says He Will Endorse Donald Trump
  • Ted Cruz campaigns with Christian-nation extremist David Lane in South Carolina
  • When he finished cleaning his navel, Huckabee endorsed anti-gay activist Janet Porter in her bid for a seat in the Ohio state senate
  • John Kasich Proposes Federal Agency To “Push Christianity” On the Middle East
  • Cruz Staffer: “Separation of Church and State is a Myth”
  • Donald Trump: ‘Trust Me’ To Overturn The ‘Shocking’ Gay Marriage Decision
  • Pope’s comments could help Trump with evangelicals
  • Donald Trump Is Jealous of the Pope
  • Trump Reeling After Religious Leaders Condemn His Attack On Pope Francis
  • Megachurch pastor tells ‘confused’ Pope to beg forgiveness from ‘martyr’ Donald Trump

Religion Gone Bad Gone Mad

  • Christian conservatives push child marriage with creepy meme comparing girls to apples
  • Rabbi berates Arizona town council members over Christian prayer — then gets booted out
  • Idaho lawmakers to consider faith healing bill
  • Palestinian and Israeli mothers’ tears are the same.
  • Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback tells religious freedom rally participants to keep up the fight
  • Dr. James Dobson: “I know Ted. He’s a Christian family man of the utmost integrity.”
  • Trump Supporter on CNN: Evangelicals Don’t Want to Hear From ‘Foreigner’ Pope
  • The future of the religious right? Cruz and Rubio have very different ideas

Scandal

  • The Sex Scandal That Devastated a Suburban Maryland Megachurch
  • Israel: Rabbi Pinto, guru to the rich and famous, heads to jail with hundreds of followers
  • TV preacher who is sexually aroused by money endorses ‘warrior spirit’ Donald Trump
  • Sheldon Adelson Bets It All. Is dirty money spent by corrupt Chinese officials at Macau casinos flowing into our elections, at least indirectly?
  • Missouri Republican and staunch foe of abortion rights abruptly resigned Wednesday, and is now embroiled in a scandal amid allegations that he had an extramarital affair.
  • More women sue home-schooling guru Bill Gothard for sexual harassment
  • Teen victims say Duggar pastor preyed on rape survivors who sought his help: ‘It’s just evil’

Science – - Or Not

Supremes And Lower Courts

Theocracy Rising

  • Ted Cruz is anointed by God to help Christians in their effort to “go to the marketplace and occupy the land … and take dominion” over it. This “end-time transfer of wealth” will relieve Christians of all financial woes, allowing true believers to ascend to a position of political and cultural power in which they can build a Christian civilization. When this Christian nation is in place (or back in place), Jesus will return
  • Conservative President May Mean More God-Friendly Military
  • The U.S. Military and Religion
  • Definition of Chutzpah: Franklin Graham, Son Of Moral Majority Founder Tells Pope To Keep Out Of Politics
  • How One of the Most Extreme Groups Within the Religious Right Is Remaking the GOP Race for the Presidency
  • Walk carefully toward new ‘religious freedom’ laws

Antidotes

  • Israel’s Supreme Court: Public ritual baths must accept non-Orthodox, too
  • After anti-Semitic remarks, gun owners think it’s time for Ted Nugent to be booted from NRA board.
  • Obama Removes All Funding For ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex Education
  • African countries clamp down on churches tied to ‘miracle cures’
  • Pope Francis calls out Trump’s hateful rhetoric: ‘This man is not Christian’
  • Pope calls for worldwide abolition of death penalty

 

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Half a Week's Upchucks: Valentine's Day Edition: Shocking Religion News by Author @KCBoyd3

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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.

The Weekly Upchuck Valentine Issue February 14, 2016

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information
  • Anti-Choice Group Vows To Put Spies In Every Abortion Clinic In The Country
  • If there was ever any doubt that Gov. John Kasich would sign the bill to ax money for Planned Parenthood, the GOP presidential hopeful cleared that up for a female voter in Concord, N.H.: “We’re not gonna fund it.”
  • Alabama Republicans Push ‘Heartbeat,’ ‘Personhood’ Abortion Bans
  • New Mexico Senate Committee Rejects GOP’s 20-Week Abortion Ban
  • John Kasich ‘s Quiet Campaign To Cut Abortion Access
  • Don’t Get Pregnant: Access To Contraception And Abortion In Zika-Affected Countries

Fifty Shades Of Despicable

  • Ted Nugent Defends Anti-Semitic Facebook Rant By Calling Jewish Leaders ‘Nazis’
  • Lost in the horse race coverage: 2/3 of GOP voters support banning Muslims from the U.S.
  • Kasich’s Priest Thinks Gay Rights Activists Are Fascist “Thought Nazis”
  • GOP presidential contender John Kasich is part of an anti-gay splinter group that left the Episcopal Church.
  • Anti-gay West Virginia clerk screams at lesbian couple on their wedding day and calls them an ‘abomination’
  • After Promoting Anti-Semitic Image, Ted Nugent Still Touted By Ted Cruz- – Nugent Has Been Condemned By Civil Rights Groups, Jewish Organizations, And People On All Sides Of The Gun Issue
  • West Virginia Lawmakers Pass Problematic ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill 72-26
  • Who Is Ted Cruz’s Pal Mike Bickle?
  • Hard Work and Marriage Aren’t the Magic Cure-Alls for Poverty Jeb Bush Is Hoping For
  • Republicans in Congress Urge Women With Zika to Accept Microcephaly, Not Abortion

If Media’s The Message

  • Kirk Cameron’s sister warns Fox News not to ‘joke about hell’ because the Bible says it’s ‘disgusting’
  • Radio host Rick Wiles says the Zika virus is God’s punishment for Latin America’s Satan worship

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Men Attack Military Police Officers in Israel
  • Pat Robertson: Obama Destroying America As We Near The End Times
  • Cruz Defends Endorsement From Pastor Who Believes Hitler Was ‘Hunter’ Sent By God

Politics Nation

  • Why Ted Cruz is now the Republican front-runner
  • Ted Cruz will be campaigning with Glenn Beck at the church run by self-appointed, crazy-talking prophet Rick Joyner
  • Kasich is almost as bad as Trump: Don’t let the Donald’s repulsiveness distract from the ugliness dished out by other candidates
  • Cruz: ‘The Only Person in This Field Who Can Beat Donald Trump Is Me’

Scandal

  • Italy arrests priest accused of ‘defrauding elderly people out of millions’
  • Did pastor lead woman to starve daughter to death?
  • Orlando Baptist Church pastor paid woman to keep quiet about affair, lawsuit claims
  • NJ Pastor Accused of Molesting Teens Who Attended His Church: Prosecutors
  • After sexually abusing children for decades, Catholic brother lives under the radar in Hawaii

Science – - Or Not

  • Ken Ham: “Hard to believe intelligent people believe life came from non-life or reptiles evolved into birds”

 

  • 10 years after the Dover trial discredited Intelligent Design, it has morphed and returned.

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • Texas Judge defends decision to deny same-sex weddings
  • Judge OKs Oklahoma’s Clinic Closure Law
  • Antonin Scalia was only an ‘originalist’ when it was convenient

 

Theocracy Rising

  • Arizona State House Says All Invocations Must Mention A ‘Higher Power’
  • Heidi Cruz: Ted Running To ‘Show This Country The Face Of The God That We Serve’
  • This is what the beginning of a theocracy looks like. If these guys have their way we’ll be living in Saudi America
  • It’s bad news for the First Amendment if Evangelical voters choose either Trump or Cruz.
  • Cruz touts endorsement of Jerry Boykin, who says Jesus will return carrying an AR-15
  • Army Chaplains are attending assault training and even carrying weapons.
  • Pastor Preaches That Women Should Be Banned From Voting And Confined To Their Homes
  • Rabbi berates Arizona town council members over Christian prayer — then gets booted out
  • Campaigning with Ted Cruz, Glenn Beck begs Christians to vote for God’s chosen candidate or else America is doomed.
  • Franklin Graham says conservative Christians must run for mayor in every city to stop “evil” & “wicked” LGBT rights
  • Ted Cruz leads a prayer with 14,000 cheering evangelicals in S.C.
  • Ben Carson’s Bible-Based Tax System and Other GOP Adventures In ‘Biblical Economics’
  • Ted Cruz: “Here am I Lord, use me. Here am I Lord, I surrender to whatever Your will for my life is.” And Cruz felt a peace about running for president of the United States.
  • Dominionism is the New Religious Freedom

 

Antidotes

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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here

The Weekly Upchuck June 14, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Women’s Issues

Education

  • #NoBrainer Americans United wants school to stop field trips to creationist museum
  • #Nope An Indiana school district told a student to ‘get along’ with his coaches when he objected to Christian prayers
  • #FastTrackToDoom: Idaho Republicans: Public schools should use the Bible as a science and law textbook
  • #MuchIsTheMatterWithKansas Creationist Group: Kansas Schools Are Indoctrinating Students into Atheism by Teaching Them ‘Science’
  • #TheDumbingOfAmerica The Bible v. the Constitution Politicians, school boards, principals, and teachers are pushing creationism on kids
  • #DestroyingChildrenOneDayAtATime Florida teacher believes she did nothing wrong by outing girl and asking boy if he’s gay

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #OffTheDeepDeepEnd Owners of non-kosher cell phones banned from prayer roles
  • #BrainLeak Pat Robertson: Comfort grieving mom by saying God stopped her dead baby from becoming next Hitler
  • #PlaysTheNaziCard Pastor Fears America Will Start Exterminating Christians, Nazi-Style
  • #BuhByeSeeYaWouldntWannaBeYa Utah Politician Won’t Eat Until The State Bans Same Sex Marriage

If Media’s The Message

  • #ManipulativeKaKa Racist anti-choice billboards now targeting Black communities in #Atlanta
  • #YouCanWantButYouCantHave Family Research Council spokesman wants to recruit LeBron James to be a Religious Right leader
  • #HoistedOnHerOwnPetard Sarah Palin goes after the “lame stream media” that is Fox.
  • #LandsARagin Richard Land warns that the new “Lucifer” TV show is evidence that Fox is “being influenced by satanic forces”
  • #ConflatingInsanity Radio host Michael Savage: gay U.S. soldiers and ISIS terrorists are really “two sides of a coin”

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • #SingHallelujah Megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie Says Rapture Next Event on End Times Prophetic Calendar
  • #RippedFromTheGoodBook End Timer predicts that Russia Will Invade US As God’s Judgment ‘For Becoming A Land Of Sodomites’
  • #YawnSigh End Times alert: Franklin Graham blames Last Days on gays and Obama, Cal. GOPer blames drought on abortion rights

LGBTQ

  • #NowhereToRun Franklin Graham Urges Boycott of Wells Fargo for Featuring Same-Sex Couple in Ad
  • #PornosTinFoilHat Peter LaBarbera Encourages Callers Who Speculate The Government & Gay People Are Intentionally Spreading HIV
  • #SchadenfreudeRulesTheDay Franklin Graham Drops Bank Over LGBT Rights Stance, Joins Bank That’s Sponsoring A Pride Event
  • #CrikeyCreepers Christian ‘ex gay’ group hit with £100,000 bill over banned bus ad
  • #WhenHateIsLegal HOUSE OVERRIDES MAGISTRATE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE VETO
  • #BlowinInTheWind Clayton, NC Pastor Speaks Out About Discriminatory Marriage Law
  • #MichiganBlue Michigan GOP lawmakers send antigay ‘religious refusal’ adoption bills to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk
  • #TalibanY’All Pastors Pledge Civil Disobedience If Supreme Court Redefines Marriage
  • #GearingUp Two states passed anti-LGBT bills this week–and the Supreme Court hasn’t even ruled on marriage equality yet
  • #LandOfInsanity Richard Land warns that gays have seized “cultural icons” like the military, Boy Scouts & Disney

Lies And Propaganda

  • #ElectionThiefInChief Ken Blackwell: Response To Gay Marriage Decision On Par With 9-11, Civil War
  • #GodsBattlefield The inescapable paradox of American Christian fundamentalism
  • #AlllnTheNameOfEndTImes WITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS AT RISK IN ISRAEL, CRICKETS FROM AMERICAN CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES
  • #SingHallelujahTheEndIsNear! Rick Joyner warns that a SCOTUS ruling legalizing gay marriage will be a “trial run” for the Mark of the Beast:
  • #MileysBugUpKensArse Ken Ham in a snit over ‘Sexual Perversion’ After Pop Star Calls Belief in Noah’s Ark ‘Insane’

Military – Crusaders In Our Midst

  • #OopsTheyDidItAgain Chaplain violated Army rule in promoting book
  • #OopsHeDidItAgain Pat Robertson Calls Mikey Weinstein “One Little Jewish Guy” … AGAIN

Politics Nation

  • #EatingTheirOwn Fox host hammers Santorum for trying to muzzle the pope on climate change To what purpose? Must be to elevate whoever they think has the best chance against Hillary.
  • #LetTheGamesBegin Lindsey Graham: The GOP Tent Is Big Enough For Caitlyn Jenner
  • #WhereDidOurLoveGo? Huckabee Camp Says Removal of Duggars From Website Was Planned; ‘It Will Be Up to Them’ If They Join Campaign Trail
  • #GeezLouise Huckabee Stands By ‘Commonsense’ Transgender Locker Room Joke
  • #OnTheRag Scott Walker says he’d consider a constitutional amendment allowing states to ban same-sex marriage
  • #WhoLetTheAirOutOfFrothysFroth? Rick Santorum finds only one voter waiting at Iowa campaign event, warns her about gay marriage
  • #DukingItOutForTheBase Scott Walker Drafts a Home-Schooled Army
  • #NeedsToBeOuted Lindsey Graham Says He’ll Have A ‘Rotating First Lady’ If Elected President
  • #Huckajesus ‘Stunned & Shocked’ by Media ‘Exploitation’ of Christian Duggar Family
  • #Pedophiles4Mike Mike Huckabee has a brand new child molester problem — the co-author of his
  • #QuietlyBornAgain John Kasich joins 2016 GOP presidential candidates at corrupt Ralph Reed’s Religious Right summit
  • #ThumbsDownOnFrothy: Rick Santorum Vows to Fight Supreme Court to Keep Gays Oppressed
  • #LittleBobbyGiveItUp Bobby Jesus Jindal to participate in SC prayer rally this weekend
  • #ButFirstHeGotOffOnThem Dennis Hastert kept file sliming “homosexuals” as child molesters
  • #PanderWhore Jebya clarifies remarks on stigma attached to kids born out of wedlock.
  • #PanderGraham Graham has made it clear he doesn’t expect [the 20-week ban] to be passed into law.”
  • #PanderNation Jebya is chasing the 2016 evangelical vote (just like he said he wouldn’t.)

Religion Gone Mad Gone Bad

Sausage Makers And Their Sausage

  • #SCROTALWorries Sen. Mike Lee says SCOTUS marriage decision could disrupt entire “constitutional order”
  • #FreedomFROMWorship Senator Rebukes DHS for Suggesting Freedom of Religion Is Only Freedom to Worship
  • #ScareMongeringOfTheGOPKind Churches Could Be Forced To Close If Supreme Court Rules For Same-Sex Marriage
  • #BlameItOnTheGaysSigh California Assemblywoman: Drought Represents God’s Wrath Over Abortion
  • #KingsASickPuppy Steve King On Sex Abuse Scandal: ‘The Only Victim Here Is Denny Hastert’
  • #CryUsARiver North Carolina Lt. Gov. says the only people facing marriage discrimination are Christians
  • #This.Happened. Marco Rubio And Five Members Of Congress Voted For Florida’s ‘Scarlet Letter’ Adoption Bill

Scandal

  • #FamilyValuesAShowin ‘Christian’ school board candidate held on $15 million bail for attempting to have wife murdered
  • #PraiseJesus Duggars’ 15 minutes is over: They’re ‘on life support and the plug is going to be pulled’
  • #ItsAboutRepressionStupid Did Jim Bob Duggar admit that fundamentalist families have a sibling molestation problem?
  • #SadSoVerySad. Josh Duggar’s Sisters, Jill and Jessa, Says Entire Family Has Forgiven Him; Lash Out at In Touch’s Parent Company as ‘Major Porn Provider’
  • #OfficerKrupke!!! Catholic cops involved in cover-up of child abuse by priests
  • #DoneInByThePenisHouse Hillsong church drops controversial US preacher Mark Driscoll from conferences
  • #ButOfficer ‘Wicked’ Seventh-day Adventist jailed for inflicting two-year reign of terror on her niece
  • #WheresOliviaPopeWhenYouNeedHer Watching the Duggar daughters defend brother Josh was like another truly creepy religion
  • #PlainUpchuckery 5 Most Appalling “Christian” Defenses of Duggars
  • #IfItQuacksLikeADuck Warning over bogus ‘miracle cure’ sold by Genesis II Church
  • #DownForTheCount GOP’s Hastert: The Little Boy Version of Cosby; More People Come Forward
  • FiftyShadesOfHypocrisy Looking at Dennis Hastert’s Secret Gay ‘Misconduct’ in Light of His Terrible Voting Record on Gay Rights
  • #TailBetweenHisLegs Josh Duggar Moving Back to Arkansas, Hires Kate Gosselin’s Bodyguard
  • #LinkedInSin The Duggar PR Crisis Is Being Handled by Huckabee’s Political Adviser
  • #YeahWhy? Why Are Christian Conservatives Remaining Silent About the Dennis Hastert Affair?
  • #CouldaWouldaShoulda Under Arkansas law, if Josh had been forced to register as a sex offender, Jim Bob and Michelle would not have been allowed to homeschool their if he’d stayed in their home.
  • #WhenAbuseIsTheNorm “Like Duggar girls, I wasn’t aware I was being abused… I didn’t understand what was happening”
  • KnockKnockKnockinOnJimBobsDoor What goes around: Duggar Family Reportedly Under New Investigation By Arkansas Department Of Human Services
  • #EvenTheHomeschoolersShunYa Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar pull out of homeschool conference in light of new investigation Science Or Not
  • #DrJekyll Meet The Doctor Social Conservatives Depend On To Justify Anti-Transgender Hate
  • #EverHamheaded Creationist Ken Ham freaks out at Miley Cyrus topless photos: ‘The origin of clothing is in Genesis’
  • #RunningScared Republicans’ leading climate denier tells Pope Francis to butt out of climate debate
  • #StickItFrothy Angry US Republicans tell Pope Francis to ‘stick with his job and we’ll stick with ours’

Supremes And Lower Courts

Theocracy Rising

Antidotes

 

 

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She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here

The Weekly Upchuck May 30, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

Creationism

  • #FirstAmendmentBlues Student trip to Glendive creationist museum canceled over legal concerns
  • #BigOops Creationist digs up 60 million year old fossil in basement — but still says Earth is 6,000 years old

Education – Or Not

End Times, Israel And John Hagee

FiftyShadesOfHate

Fifty Shades Of Lying Propaganda

  • #CallItAsItLies Marco Rubio: Pretty Soon ‘Christian Teaching’ On Gays Will Be Labeled ‘Hate Speech’
  • #JustOneMoreBrokenCommandment Ex-state trooper: Jim Bob Duggar lied and told me his son had molested only one girl
  • #NotIfTheyMolest Homeschooling Parents Could Have Their Children Taken Away If SCOTUS Legalizes Gay Marriage

If Media’s The Message

  • #IfTheFuShits Muslim Hating Psycho Pam Geller Has a Regular Home on Fox; Great Fit
  • #CauldronsAboilin’ ‘If God Is Judging Texas, It’s Because Of The Witchcraft And Sodomy
  • #S’WhatCruzThinks Christian Radio Host On Duggar Abuse Scandal: Incest On Same Level As Homosexuality
  • #PullsItFromHerArse Pamela Geller Accuses Fox’s Juan Williams Of Wanting To ‘Impose The Sharia’
  • #EquivalentNot Homeschooling Activist Defends Josh Duggar: ‘Abuse Is The New Racism’
  • #AllRiseAgainstTheLiberalBlackMan Sandy Rios: Obama Is ‘Working Against’ The American People ‘To Favor The Islamists’
  • #NewWord The Duggar Effect: The End of Hicksploitation TV
  • #FirstThereWasNugent Christian rappers promote Ted Cruz with awful song about Reagan and the ‘lamestream media’
  • #WhatAreFriendsFor? Duggars to return to friendly confines of Fox News to discuss son’s sexual molestation scandal

Politics Nation

  • #FamilyValuesGang Most GOP prez candidates had Pix taken with Josh Duggar
  • #Twaddle Ben Carson: ‘Don’t Let The Secular Progressives Drive God Out Of Our Lives’
  • #SuckUp2.0 Once again, Reince and the white boys partner with religious extremist David Lane
  • #CruzingAgainstTheNight Ted Cruz is tired of your big gay questions
  • #ItsAllAboutTheBase Marco Rubio: Legalized gay marriage is ‘a real and present danger’ to the survival of Christianity
  • #LordForbid Will Evangelicals Propel Another Bush to Victory in South Carolina?
  • #CommandmentsSchmamandments Rubio steals with his GOP credit card but tells 700 club about his ‘Deep Faith’
  • #PureFroth Ten Outrageous Ideas Rick, aka Frothy, Santorum Actually Believes
  • #WhippedOut Roman Catholic Rick Santorum said Satan got the mainline Protestants.
  • #WhoPutsTheFrothInFrothy? Meet Foster Friess, Rick Santorum’s Billionaire Sugar Daddy
  • #FrothyUpchuck 5 faith facts about Rick Santorum: Church-state separation makes him want to ‘throw up’

ReligionGoneMadGoneBad

Scandal

  • #MoreGotHard Bill Gothard, the founder of a chain of Christian “treatment” centers Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar sent their eldest son to for molesting five girls — including his sisters — resigned in 2014 under a cloud of accusations that he had “sexually groomed” and harassed young women and teens in his ministry
  • #ProtectingThePerp Josh Duggar’s Police Record Destroyed Thursday
  • #IfOnly Fans express concern and support for Duggar daughters on Twitter: ‘Run away and be free!’
  • #Huckaphile Mike Huckabee says you’re a bad person if you enjoy watching the Duggars fall from grace
  • #OneOfTheirOwn The Family Research Council’s Strange Statement On Josh Duggar’s Child Molestation Confession
  • #SexEd Four Home-Schooled Brothers Plead Guilty In Rape, Assault Of Sister
  • #SongOfSolomon South African Pastor makes congregation strip, then he steps on them while preaching.
  • #TheirQuiversAreFull What Is Quiverfull? Here’s a look inside the Duggars’ dangerous Christian cult
  • #SameOldSameOld Tennessee pastor charged with stealing thousands from church
  • #ForTheLoveOfJesus Michigan Mom: Outed pastor told gay son he’s going to hell
  • #NoYouthfulIndiscretion Josh Duggar Didn’t Make a “Mistake,” He Committed a Crime
  • #DugIn Five F*cked-up Evangelical Christian Teachings Which Set JimBob & Michelle’s Family Up For the Josh Duggar Molestation Disaster
  • #NotExactlyNews Catholic church ‘buried head’ to abuse, says priest convicted of indecent assault
  • #19AndMolesting Duggar Family Justifies Their Sick Son’s Disgusting Behavior: This kind of thing happens “all the time,”
  • #DidUntoOthers Pastor caught having gay sex in van spent stolen church money on dating website
  • #BibleBilge Five Most Appalling “Christian” Defenses of Duggars
  • #AnotherDayAnotherSexuallyRepressedZealot Tea Party leader busted for collection of child pornography; Family Values guy
  • #RepressionTheyNameIsTheocrat The best way to understand extreme Christian fundamentalism is that it’s basically a sex cult.
  • #InTheNameOfValues Another Bombshell Rocks Republicans As Dennis Hastert Indictment Linked To Sexual Abuse
  • #AShondaForTheGoyim NY Orthodox rabbi ogles children in the shower
  • #ChristianHillcoxRidesAgain Prosperity scam: Destiny church cult raking it in this weekend

Sausage Makers And Their Sausage

  • #DuggarGate Arkansas Senator Wants Top Cop Fired For Releasing Duggar Report
  • #DuggarGateII “Any forgiveness in such a situation is a Band-Aid over a bullet wound.”
  • #ProtectorOfThePeace? Police say Conn. pastor’s shooting may be linked to his tolerance for gay community
  • #LookAwayChristers Not just the Duggars: Arkansas DHS keeps giving Christian conservatives a pass on child abuse #KlinkKlankKlunk Gordon Klingenschmitt says Ireland needs St. Patrick to drive out the demonic snakes b/c it voted for gay marriage

Science – - Or Not

  • #UntanglingTheMyths Atheists ‘have higher IQs’: Their intelligence ‘makes them more likely to dismiss religion as irrational and unscientific’
  • #ScopesRedux Antievolution lawsuit filed in West Virginia
  • #TheMissingLink West Virginia man claims daughter might never be a veterinarian if she learns evolution in school

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #MooreTwaddle Roy Moore: Impeach Ruth Bader Ginsburg Over Gay Marriage Case
  • #JusticeSubverted Alabama Minister Fined And Sentenced To Probation After She Tries To Marry A Same-Sex Couple

Theocracy Alert:

  • #UnitedStatesOfChrist Republicans Call For Christianity As ‘Official Religion’ of US
  • #CrusadesARisin’ Colin Powell’s former Chief Of Staff, Larry Wilkerson, discusses the ‘Taliban’ in Our Midst

Too Bad

Antidotes

 

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