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'Blonde Girl Praying' [Shutterstock]

Colorado school booted teacher for opposing ‘Jesus pizza’ Bible studies during lunch: lawsuit

"The administration is essentially running a public school as a Christian school."
Former Chicago police officers Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott pose with an unidentified suspect (Chicago Sun-Times from a court filing)

Photo shows rifle-toting Chicago cops posing with a black drug suspect like a hunting trophy

The Polaroid picture, believed to be taken between 1999 and 2003, was turned over to the city by federal prosecutors after Jerome Finnigan, one of the officers in the photo, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for organizing robberies and home invasions with other cops.
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar at Starbucks - Duggar Family Facebook

Here are the 5 most appalling ‘Christian’ defenses of the Duggars

Did you think there was no way to defend Duggar? Think again.
Former Brooklyn Tea Party leader Joseph Hayon [Brooklyn Young Republican Club]

Former Brooklyn Tea Party head and anti-obscenity candidate arrested for child porn possession

A former leader of the Brooklyn branch of the Tea Party who once ran for office on a pledge to protect children admitted to possessing and trading child pornography.
Richard Dawkins (Screen shot)

Richard Dawkins insists he’s not an angry atheist: Clarity can be mistaken for aggression

“I hate your f***ing guts. I hope you get hit by a big church van tonight. And then you die slowly.” Not my words, I remind Richard Dawkins, but an excerpt from an item of lively correspondence generated by his atheism, posted on his website.
Sheriff Tracy Carter (Facebook)

Judge orders NC sheriff to stop interfering with attempts to call witnesses in lawsuit over brutal arrest

A North Carolina sheriff called on his deputies to arrest a man trying to serve him with a subpoena to testify in a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered broken bones and other injuries during an arrest.
Woman surprised (ShutterStock)

Denver ComicCon’s all-male Women in Comics panel explains ‘girls get bored with comics easily’

"There are a lot of problems to unpack here, with probably the worst being that a convention representative thinks it’s okay to have only men speaking for and about women."
'Man in rumpled jacket points a gun' [Shutterstock]

Police say Conn. pastor’s shooting may be linked to his tolerance for gay community

The victim, 54-year-old Rev. Augustus Sealy, was shot three times on Sunday while setting flags outside his church to commemorate Memorial Day.
Rick Santorum speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Ex-Santorum campaign staffer kills himself after stabbing fellow Yale conservative

Authorities said 22-year-old Tyler Carlisle jumped from a ninth-story window in an apartment complex across the street from the university after stabbing 21-year-old Alexander Michaud.