Reading Time: 11 minutes As soon as I spotted this ad and realized it wasn’t selling perfume, I forgot all about why I’d gone to that site in the first place.
OK GOP candidate Scott Esk still wants gay people stoned to death
Reading Time: 5 minutes UPDATE: Scott Esk has lost his race: Scott Esk, a conservative Christian who believes sexually active gay people should be stoned to death because the Bible says so, is on the verge of becoming a state representative in Oklahoma. Esk advanced to a runoff after a GOP primary back in June, and that runoff is […]
Adopt and make them Christian: Oklahoma politicians theocratize the uterus
Reading Time: 5 minutes OnlySky · Adopt and make them Christian—Oklahoma politicians theocratize the uterus | Seth Andrews Oklahoma, my home state, just passed House Bill 4327, the strictest abortion ban in the United States. Already anticipating a spike in new births, theocrats in our government are charging Christian churches and constituents to become adopters and fosters. On a […]
In campaign ad, GOP Senate candidate claims his church was ‘shut down’
Reading Time: 3 minutes Usually, when conservative Christians announce their candidacy for public office, they go out of their way to mention how religious they are. Mike Pence, for example, repeatedly said, “I’m a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican—in that order.” They just wedge it in there. It’s not the only part of the ad. But it’s definitely a part of […]
The Students’ Religious Belief Protection Act protects no one
Reading Time: 4 minutes Columnist’s note: My Monday essay titled “Hearing loss, failing eyesight, and the struggles we try to hide“ did not properly display temporarily but that glitch is now fixed. The correctly displayed article is accessible via the linked headline in this note. The so-called Students’ Religious Belief Protection Act, introduced Feb. 8 in the Oklahoma state […]
Frank Keating: An(other) Evangelical Mascot Turned Out to Be A Total Failure
Reading Time: 8 minutes Today, I’ll show you what Frank Keating did, how his effort failed, and how nobody in his tribe of theocrats cared.
“Come Sunday” – A Review (LSP #41)
Reading Time: 10 minutes Today, Lord Snow presides over a movie that might be about Christians and tackle a thoroughly Christian topic about one of the most universal Christian beliefs in the world, and yet still–despite all of that Christian-ness–couldn’t be considered a “Christian movie” by them.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I still remember where I was standing and what I was doing the first time I ever saw a tornado. I was in my late 20s by now. I lived in the smack middle of Kansas in a tiny town notable mostly for being a convenient stop on the highway between Denver and St. Louis. […]