Michael Eakin (United Judicial System of Pennsylvania)

Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice busted for joke that says women should be beaten for talking

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court judge is under scrutiny for sending racist and misogynistic messages from his office.
An illustration of Earth exploding because of God's wrath (Shutterstock)

Christian cult that predicted Wednesday’s world annihilation will study Bible for revised deadline

Chris McCann, head of the eBible fellowship, warned that the planet would be destroyed “with fire” on 7 October. This did not happen.
Woman arrested after crashing in Gastonia, N.C. (WCNC)

‘Shoot her *ss’: Crowd urges NC cops to ‘manhandle’ woman ranting about Jesus after bizarre crash

A woman suffering an apparent mental health episode was arrested Thursday afternoon in North Carolina as bystanders laughed and encouraged police to use violence against her.
A married couple in bed (Shutterstock)

Beware of pledging purity: This is what happens to men who stay abstinent until marriage

The beliefs about sexuality and gender that come hand in hand with these pledges of abstinence do not necessarily make for an easy transition to a married sexual life.
Crying baby - Shutterstock

Dem mocks GOP speaker chaos with hilarious Craigslist ad seeking ‘babysitter for irrational people’

Following House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s decision to not run for Speaker of the House, a lawmaker mocked the GOP by running a Craigslist ad seeking a babysitter.
Crime scene (Shuttershock)

One killed and three wounded in residence hall shooting at Northern Arizona University

An overnight shooting at Northern Arizona University left one person dead and three others wounded.
Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah (Don LaVange/Flickr)

Republican committee chair admits: No evidence Planned Parenthood misused federal funding

“Did I look at the finances and have a hearing specifically as to the revenue portion and how they spend? Yes,” Chaffetz said during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee meeting. “Was there any wrongdoing? I didn’t find any."
Bristol Palin, oldest daughter of former Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska, at a book signing in Phoenix, Arizona (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Bristol Palin pushes bogus claim that 10-year-olds are getting birth control in Washington state

“It is crazy that the government is offering a controversial form of birth control that can have serious life-long side effects to 10-year-old CHILDREN,” Palin wrote on her blog. “But then to do all of this behind a parent’s back is simply outrageous!”
Muslim men praying in Wakulla County (Facebook)

Storm of paranoia and hate erupts in Florida town after photo shows Muslims praying at beach

One woman at the commission meeting tearfully said she’s seen threats on social media to lynch Wakulla residents who are not Christian.