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Woman kills dog for chewing Bible

It’s not terribly difficult to find news about people abusing children and using religion as an excuse–but how often do you hear about religion-induced animal abuse? Miriam Smith of South Carolina has been arrested for torturing and killing a “devil … Continue reading

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SC License Plates FAIL

From the Associated Press Published: November 10, 2009 A federal judge ruled that the state cannot issue license plates showing the image of a cross in front of a stained glass window along with the phrase “I Believe.” Judge Cameron … Continue reading

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Another SC Republican hikes the Appalachian Trail

Gotta love those South Carolina Republicans.  They cheat on their wives–on government time, no less–all the while preaching about the sanctity of marriage.  Thank goodness the gays can’t marry.  Anyway, this time it was Roland Corning, assistant state attorney, who … Continue reading

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If God can’t keep you out of trouble…

…maybe invoking His Name four times in your apology can bail you out of trouble.  South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, in a lot of hot water over his intercontinental affair with an Argentinian-woman-who’s-not-his-wife, is playing the God card in a … Continue reading

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NYTimes on Atheism

The New York Times posted a brief and generally positive article on the 26th about atheists in South Carolina.  Lots of quotes from active members of the nonbelieving community, including Herb Silverman, president of the Secular Coalition for America.

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“I Believe” this might be illegal…

As we discussed in podcast #19, the government of South Carolina decided it was a good idea to print special license plates featuring a Christian cross and the words “I Believe”.  Various and sundry groups sued, and now…

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Podcast #19 – Herb Silverman

South Carolina Approves I Believe License Plates – The SC legislature just approved specialty license plates that include the words “I Believe” along with a Christian cross and a stained glass window.  Florida tried the same trick and failed.  We’ll … Continue reading

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