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Not just the Duggars: Arkansas DHS keeps giving Christian conservatives a pass on child abuse

“(He) can’t hide behind being a Christian, being a Republican … I’m both of those, and what do people think when you say, ‘Oh, I’m a Christian’ all the time? It has to stop.”
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Oops: Creationist digs up 60 million year old fossil in basement — but still says Earth is 6,000 years old

Nernberg works for a local excavation company and came across a school of fish fossilized in sandstone while he was digging a basement in a new development.
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Alaska judge faces penalties for suggesting teen sex abuse victim may have been a ‘temptress’

Dooley told jurors in a civil case that medieval Christians believed hell awaited someone guilty of perjury. “You all may not share that, but I’m planning to populate hell."
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Teens are fleeing religion like never before: Massive new study exposes religion’s decline

Some 75 percent of American 12th graders, the paper finds, believe that religion is “not important at all” in their lives.
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Gun activist calls on Texans to arrest and hang state lawmakers after open carry bill is delayed

A Texas gun activist is once again calling for the execution of lawmakers over a bill that would allow the open carry of handguns.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Ted Cruz stops showing up to work as he focuses on 2016 presidential run

On Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has spent the last few months earning comparisons to Ferris Bueller – and not in the good way.
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Body cam video catches Barstow cops slamming black pregnant woman to ground, letting white woman go free

Officials with the city of Barstow, California insisted this week that officers had acted properly when they used force to arrest a pregnant woman who refused to show them her identification, even though the charges were later dismissed.
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This California teen’s feminist yearbook quote is basically the best thing on the Internet today

A California teen managed to make a statement on three political issues in one witty high school yearbook quote.
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Arizona anti-Muslim rally organizer defends selling ‘F*ck Islam’ shirt: ‘I’m a Marine’ and I’m not politically correct

The event, which is scheduled to be held on Friday outside a local mosque, will also include a "Draw Muhammed" contest similar to the one organized by conservative activist Pamela Geller in Garland, Texas earlier this month.