Jasper Ligon

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Indiana gov signs religious objections bill amid protests

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state religious objections bill that he signed into law Thursday as businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay people.<p>The state became the first to enact such a …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Mike Huckabee: Gay Marriage Is Like Drinking

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Study: Americans want more religion in politics

<b>(CNN) -</b> On Sunday, pastor Jim Garlow of Skyline Church in California stood before his congregation of more than 2,000 and told them he would be making an unusual announcement.<p>The pastor proceeded to warn his audience against voting for a candidate in the upcoming midterm elections who supports gay …

Barney Frank And Chris Kluwe Back Campaign To End Discrimination Against Atheists

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe have signed on to a new campaign to end discrimination against atheists, agnostics and the nonreligious.<p>Openly Secular, a coalition of more than two dozen secular organizations, seeks to debunk misconceptions about …

Watch How American Military Veterans Respond to Obama’s Speech at Times Where ‘White House Speechwriters Expected Ovations’

President Barack Obama at times faced an unenthusiastic crowd as he addressed American military veterans at American Legion’s National convention on Tuesday. As the Daily Mail puts it, Obama received “awkward silences where White House speechwriters expected ovations.”<p>“You know that we should never …

Fox News’ Shep Smith: Robin Williams was “such a coward”

<b>Shep Smith (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>The man unofficially known as “the good/less-bad one” at Fox News slams the deceased entertainer (UPDATED)<p>Elias Isquith<p>August 12, 2014 3:08pm (UTC)<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Smith has apologized for his remark, telling Mediaite he is horrified to think he may have added further pain to …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

March 2013