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Evangelical pastors shouldn’t be shocked that their churches are now MAGA cults

Reading Time: 5 minutes In news that won’t surprise anyone who’s been paying attention, even though evangelical Christian churches are losing members as a whole, the ones that are growing seem to be the ones that fully embrace MAGA cultism, QAnon conspiracy theories, and effectively serve as a propaganda arm of the Republican Party. Some of their leaders are […]

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Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin: ‘Christ will reign’ if I’m elected governor

Reading Time: 2 minutes For over a year now, Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin has been broadcasting her Christian nationalist fantasies to the nation. She’s publicly spread COVID misinformation, promoted pseudoscientific responses to the virus, and publicly condemned the mild restrictions placed by Gov. Brad Little (a fellow Republican) — and she’s done all this in the name of […]

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Heads I win, tails you lose: Attacking the EU with double standards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every day, I listen to “Ukraine: The Latest,” a Daily Telegraph podcast about the conflict in Ukraine. If you’re not familiar, the Daily Telegraph is a UK right-wing broadsheet newspaper, and not in line with my personal political persuasion. However, generally, it is excellent, especially when analyzing the strategic and tactical situation in the war. […]

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Supreme Court: Boston can’t reject a ‘Christian’ flag (but there’s an easy fix)

Reading Time: 8 minutes The Supreme Court ruled today that Boston officials violated a man’s free speech rights when it refused to erect his Christian flag outside City Hall. It was a unanimous decision from the mostly conservative Court, and the only silver lining here may be that the decision comes with rather simple solutions. Harold Shurtleff and his […]

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‘Satan controls the Church’: Georgia’s Marjorie Taylor Greene maligns the RCC

Reading Time: 4 minutes A devil of a row has erupted between Catholic League president Bill Donohue and Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over a recent interview in which she referred to bishops lending aid to immigrants as an example of “Satan controlling the Church.” Donohue has demanded that Greene be sanctioned by House leadership for lashing out […]

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A Christian college punished a sexual assault victim for having premarital sex

Reading Time: 3 minutes Roughly five years ago, a teenager at a private Christian school became pregnant. Visibly pregnant. And that was the problem right there. The girl chose not to have an abortion because it violated her religious beliefs. Because she didn’t do that, though, the school punished her for having premarital sex: She wasn’t allowed to receive […]