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Terror attack in London
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/parliament-shooting-latest-news-man-shot-explosions-heard-westminster-london-a7643686.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Westminster_attack

Erdogan warns that Europeans will not be safe
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-referendum-europe-idUSKBN16T13E

Brussels mayor says all of his city’s mosques are extremist
http://www.politico.eu/article/brussels-mayor-all-our-mosques-are-controlled-by-salafists/

Two German born terror suspects deported
http://www.dw.com/en/two-german-born-terror-suspects-to-be-deported-from-country/a-38060107

God & hungry robots are a'gonna kill youuuuuuu!
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-wiles-the-government-is-going-to-send-a-robot-to-your-house-to-eat-you-for-lunch/

Idaho’s new faith healing bill is dead
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/boise/2017/mar/21/senate-kills-faith-healing-bill-11-24-vote/
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/boise/2017/mar/20/johnson-his-faith-healing-bill-not-sure-it-really-changes-whole-lot/
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/boise/2017/mar/20/canyon-sheriff-my-county-alone-ive-had-3-deaths-last-4-months-one-yesterday/

Utah has repealed law prohibiting “promoting” homosexuality
http://fox13now.com/2017/03/20/utah-governor-repeals-law-forbidding-promotion-of-homosexuality-in-schools/

New Kentucky Law allows school clubs to discriminate
http://www.wtvq.com/2017/03/20/lawmakers-ok-bill-protect-religious-expression-schools/
http://www.hrc.org/blog/kentucky-governor-signs-sb-17-into-law/

Rape and incest are the will of god
http://kfor.com/2017/03/21/rape-incest-and-court-fees-at-center-of-fiery-debate-over-anti-abortion-bill-at-oklahoma-capitol/

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Embarrassed by Religious Experiences

NEWS

White Evangelicals think Christians are the most discriminated religion in the US
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/03/10/white-evangelicals-are-the-only-people-who-think-white-evangelicals-have-it-rough/

Muslim HS student banned from basketball
https://thinkprogress.org/high-school-basketball-hijab-ban-58150f1a3b2#.x8pe4u3ly

Baptist leader may be fired for opposing Trump
http://www.salon.com/2017/03/13/silencing-dissent-evangelical-reverend-may-be-fired-from-southern-baptists-post-because-of-his-anti-trump-stance/

Paul Ryan: I won't defend Trump
http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/i-wont-defend-trump-not-now-not-in-the-future-paul-ryan-caught-on-tape-trashing-trump-before-election/

Idaho still doesn’t have a bill to address child deaths due to faith healing (two lousy bills have been submitted now)

Texas bill would fine men for masturbating
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/texas-legislature/2017/03/12/texas-men-face-fine-masturbating-need-rectal-exam-viagra-proposed-law

McCrory cries alligator tears
http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article138266443.html

Cooper's speech - repeal HB2
http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article138317988.html

Study claims atheists are dying out
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/atheists-dying-out-contraception-claims-study-a7626846.html

Traditions Jewish Gifts has Ten Plagues finger puppets and masks for children
http://www.traditionsjewishgifts.com/RLTYKPPUP_Passover_Ten_Plagues_Finger_Puppet_Kit.html
http://www.traditionsjewishgifts.com/RLPPMASK.html

Race War is a'commin - says Steve King Rep from Iowa
https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/3/14/1643252/-Steve-King-ratchets-into-full-white-nationalism-predicts-race-war-between-American-minorities#read-more

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - The Mormon Millennium
http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Jesus_Christ#Jesus_Christ:_Second_Coming_of_Jesus_Christ
https://www.lds.org/topics/millennium
http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Millennium
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NEWS

Pennsylvania pastor charged with failure to report
http://www.clickondetroit.com/inside-edition/pastor-of-faith-healing-church-charged-in-connection-with-granddaughters-preventable-death

PA State Rep Rick Saccone running for the US Senate so God can rule over us
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-saccone-is-running-for-senate-because-god-wants-christians-to-rule-over-us/

Trans pastor told Texas bathroom bill supporters to stop using God to excuse their hate
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/transgender-pastor-texas-bathroom-bill_us_58bfe764e4b0d1078ca263de

Texas bill would allow doctors to lie to pregnant patients
http://www.sacurrent.com/the-daily/archives/2017/02/27/texas-lawmakers-advance-bill-that-would-allow-doctors-to-lie-to-pregnant-women

South Dakota bill would allow religiously motivated discrimination in adoption
http://kelo.com/news/articles/2017/mar/01/church-and-state-and-children-in-need/

Ohio bill would allow for marriages to be officiated by “secular celebrants”
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/newsroom/ohio_senate_bill_would_allow_for_marriages_by_secular_celebrants/

Christians plan a boycott of Beauty and the Beast
http://time.com/4691035/franklin-graham-beauty-and-the-beast-gay-character/

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - The Mormon Last Days
http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Last_Days

NEWS

Canadian parents have received life in prison for starving their son for religious reasons
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/02/24/parents-found-guilty-of-first-degree-murder-in-death-of-diabetic-starved-son.html

The Canyon County, Idaho Sheriff and Coroner are fighting over the faith healing exemptions
http://www.ktvb.com/news/local/capitol-watch/canyon-county-sheriff-coroner-bring-opposing-views-to-faith-healing-debate/413628017

North Carolina church takes controlling their members sex lives to a whole new level
http://abc11.com/religion/nc-church-has-unconventional-rules-for-sex-and-marriage/1774607/

Robert Davi Calls For Jailing Reporters Who Spread Lies About ‘Virtuous Political Candidates’ Like Trump
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/actor-robert-davi-calls-for-jailing-reporters-who-spread-lies-about-virtuous-political-candidates-like-trump/

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DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE - The Adventist Millennium

Iranian chess master removed from national team because she didn’t wear a headscarf
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2017/02/21/teenage-iranian-chess-master-banned-from-national-team-for-refusing-to-wear-a-headscarf/?utm_term=.b188aefce19c

A West Virginia bill would make the Bible the official state book
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/02/21/west-virginia-legislators-introduce-a-bill-to-make-the-holy-bible-the-official-state-book/

Mississippi church may get it’s own police force
http://abc3340.com/news/local/briarwood-presbyterian-church-seeks-lawmakers-approval-to-establish-police-force

Religious groups have filed a friend of the court brief opposing trans Title IX protections
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865673693/Utah-LDS-Church-join-friend-of-court-briefs-in-transgender-bathroom-case.html

Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-lgbt-idUSKBN161243

Bryan Fischer says: Court Ruling Against Anti-Gay Florist Is A Modern-Day Kristallnacht
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/bryan-fischer-court-ruling-against-anti-gay-florist-is-a-modern-day-kristallnacht/

Pat Robertson: People Who Oppose Trump Are Revolting... Against God
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/pat-robertson-people-who-oppose-trump-are-revolting-against-god/

Texas State Representative Tom Oliverson is SICK OF IT!
https://www.engadget.com/2017/02/22/lawmaker-chile-and-texas-don-t-share-a-flag-yall/

140,000 families have been dropped from Australia's child care payments for not vaccinating their kids
http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/02/18/14/17/more-than-140-000-families-cut-off-from-childcare-payments-under-no-jab-no-pay?app=applenews

The Christian Retreat From Public Life
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/02/benedict-option/517290/

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DUSTIN' OFF THE DEGREE - The Time of Trouble - SDA Style

New Tennessee bill would label children conceived via artificial insemination to be illegitimate
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/tennessee-bill-aims-repeal-current-statute-article-1.2970540

Idaho House Education Committee rejected climate curriculum
https://www.idahoednews.org/news/statehouse-roundup-2-9-17-house-committee-rejects-climate-change-language/

It's time to impeach Trump
http://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinion/contributors/2017/02/14/republican-painter-s-time-impeach-trump/97893248/

Parents sentenced in church beating death of their son
http://people.com/crime/word-of-life-church-beatings-parents-sentenced-death-son/

xHamster responds to Utah abstinence only sex ed with redirect for visitors from the state
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/02/xhamster-redirects-traffic-from-utah-to-sex-ed-videos-to-protest-abstinence-only-education/

Americans are warming up to atheists, especially amongst the younger crowd.
http://www.pewforum.org/2017/02/15/americans-express-increasingly-warm-feelings-toward-religious-groups/

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Are we relevant?

ANGRY NEWS

UPDATE - DeVos confirmed in 51-50 vote
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/betsy-devos-democrats-confirmation-234691

UPDATE - Falwell appointed to higher ed deregulation task force
http://au.org/blogs/wall-of-separation/trump-appoints-creationist-jerry-falwell-jr-to-lead-higher-education

UPDATE - Travel ban halted
http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/03/politics/federal-judge-temporarily-halts-trump-travel-ban-nationwide-ag-says/index.html

Jebus would ban dem pesky Muslims, too!
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/bryan-fischer-would-jesus-be-in-favor-of-restricting-immigration-absolutely/

Mississippi town puts Christian flag back up after rally
http://wreg.com/2017/02/04/town-rallies-after-being-forced-to-remove-christian-flag/

32% of Americans think you have to be Christian to really be an American
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/02/01/you-have-to-be-christian-to-truly-be-american-people-in-the-us-are-far-more-likely-to-say-so/

Idaho Gov doubles down on Christian “preference” refugee statement
http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article131213034.html

FUNNY NEWS

Jones: Lady Gaga’s performance was a Satanic ritual
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/lady-gaga-super-bowl-halftime-satan-illuminati-confirmed-alt-right-a7564796.html

Obama is getting the Satanists to overthrow Trump.
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-wiles-barack-obama-is-personally-orchestrating-a-satanic-sedition-against-president-trump/

A Spanish nun is receiving death threats for suggesting that Mary and Joseph had sex
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/02/nun-receives-death-threats-suggesting-mary-virgin

A 19 year old man convicted of statutory rape, with a history of 34 partners, ordered by judge to remain celibate until marriage. Yeah… right…
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/08/idaho-judge-rape-social-media-twin-falls
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/06/us/sex-marriage-ban-idaho-man.html

GOOD NEWS

Washington Gov Inslee proclaims Darwin Day
http://humanistsofwashington.org/washington-governor-jay-inslee-issues-darwin-day-proclamation/

SCIENCE

Beloved 100 year old lungfish, and oldest known zoo/aquarium fish, dies
http://patch.com/illinois/chicago/granddad-worlds-oldest-public-aquarium-fish-dies-shedd-his-home-1933

Promising male contraceptive gel work in rhesus monkeys for over a year
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-02/pf-sao020317.php

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Whose Prophet is Crazier?

SDA - Ellen G White
LDS - Joseph Smith

NEWS

Quebec City Mosque Shooting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_City_mosque_shooting

Journalists charged with felonies for covering Trump inauguration riots
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/business/media/journalists-arrested-trump-inauguration.html

Donald Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/who-is-neil-gorsuch-bio-facts-background-political-views-234437

Trump’s immigration order
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316714-federal-judge-blocks-trump-immigration-ban-nationwide
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38781420

Sally Yates was fired for doing what Jeff Sessions told her to do... to Obama.
http://www.vox.com/2017/1/31/14451228/sessions-yates-confirmation-trump-fired

Bannon is replacing the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs on the National Security Council
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/donald-trump-replaces-military-chief-9714842

In Case It Wasn’t Clear Yet, Steve Bannon Is Our President
http://www.gq.com/story/donald-trump-is-just-a-puppet-steve-bannon-is-president

Russia’s parliament has decriminalized domestic abuse
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/01/27/russian-parliament-decrimiinalizes-domestic-violence/97129912/

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DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE - Burying your head in the sand

NEWS

The Trump Administration's “Alternative Facts”
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/22/us/politics/president-trump-inauguration-crowd-white-house.html

Trump has tried to silence the EPA, government employees, and other agencies.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/01/24/for-a-few-hours-badlands-national-parks-was-bad-to-the-bone-in-defiance-of-trump/

DeVos’s Confirmation Delayed
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/01/betsy-devos-confirmation-hearing-bernie-sanders-al-franken-real-bad
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/01/20/the-ethics-review-for-trumps-education-pick-betsy-devos-is-complete-clearing-the-way-for-a-confirmation-vote/

West Virginia school district sued over indoctrination classes
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/01/19/atheists-sue-west-virginia-school-district-over-75-year-old-bible-indoctrination-classes/

Texas legislator’s abortion ban bill is to make women more responsible
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/texas-lawmaker-hopes-bill-punishing-women-for-abortion-will-make-women-more-personally-responsible/

Lobbying for a good cause
http://www.pfaw.org/
https://www.aclu.org/
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Lobbying for Atheism
https://ffrf.org/
https://www.au.org/
https://americanhumanist.org/

Women's March
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/21/politics/one-million-marchers-outside-washington/
https://www.facebook.com/KING5News/videos/10154325739656476/

Father and son to use Bible in rape defense
http://www.rawstory.com/2017/01/father-and-son-plan-to-use-the-bible-to-defend-themselves-against-charges-of-raping-a-13-year-old-girl/

Giant otter skull found in China, making the creature about 110 lbs!
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14772019.2016.1267666

2014’s invention(?) of two new nucleic acids, X and Y, finally result in stable artificial E Coli
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/01/17/1616443114

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